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PyeongChang 2018 breaks new ground!

Among those attending the ceremony was POCOG President Yang-ho Cho, Chair of IOC Coordination Commission for PyeongChang 2018 Gunilla Lindberg, along with various IOC Coordination Commission members and the Mayor of PyeongChang City. Located...Show More Summary

Torres makes a golden comeback

In the first part of her career, US swimmer Dara Torres won four Olympic relay medals at three different Games. She began her collection with a gold in the 4x100m freestyle at Los Angeles 1984, with two more medals coming her way atShow More Summary

Trott not expecting GB Rio dominance

Double Olympic champion Laura Trott says it will be difficult for Britain to repeat their 2008 and 2012 dominance in 2016.

Gymnast Smith targets 2020 Olympics

British gymnast Louis Smith says he could prolong his career until the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

IOC President to deliver speech at UN General Assembly with sport set to be included in Sustainable Development Goals

The Summit will adopt the post-2015 Development Agenda on 25 September. Three days of debate about the realisation of these goals by world leaders will follow. Among the speakers will be dozens of Heads of State and Government and other...Show More Summary

Fifth IOC Coordination Commission visit begins in PyeongChang

Chaired by IOC Executive Board member Gunilla Lindberg, the Commission will be hearing from the PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee (POCOG), led by its President Yang-ho Cho, about the progress made since the last full visit of the Commission in March this year. Show More Summary

Press statement

"The Théâtre de Liège, copyright holder of its logo (economic rights), has decided to waive the pending procedure in Liège against the IOC. After examining the pleas and evidence submitted by the IOC and the definitive withdrawal of Mr. Show More Summary

Olympic Highlights

IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT The IOC has announced a very strong field of candidates for the Olympic Games in 2024. Budapest (HUN), Hamburg (GER), Los Angeles (USA), Paris (FRA) and Rome (ITA) (in alphabetical order) will compete to host the 2024 Games after submitting their applications to the IOC by the deadline of midnight on 15 September. Show More Summary

VIDEO: The Olympian who never gave up

In 1992, 400m medal hopeful Derek Redmond pulled up injured in the semi-final of the Barcelona Olympics, but still finished the race.

Florence storms to C1 gold at Worlds

Scot David Florence wins the C1 for his third World Championships gold medal as fellow Briton Ryan Westley takes bronze.

GB's Jones wins Samsun Grand Prix leg

Britain's Jade Jones boosts the defence of her World Grand Prix Series title with victory in the final in Samsun.

Is Gomez better than the Brownlees?

As he aims to add a record fifth ITU World Series crown to his many titles, is Javier Gomez the world's best triathlete?

Brownlee finishes 12th as Gomez wins

Jonny Brownlee fails to earn early Olympic selection as Javier Gomez wins a third successive World Triathlon Series title.

GB take World team silver & bronze

Britain's women kayakers win team silver, while the men win team bronze in the C2 at the Canoe Slalom World Championships.

Swiss superstar Dario Cologna makes donation to The Olympic Museum – receives IOC President’s Trophy for sportsmanship

Cologna made the headlines in Sochi not only because of his two gold medals in the 15km classical race and the skiathlon but also because of his genuine act of fair play. He was the first to cross the finish line in the 15km event, yet he waited 28 minutes to shake hands with the skier who came in last, Roberto Carcelen of Peru. Show More Summary

The young golfer making a difference

Nick is a 19-year-old from Hamilton, New Zealand. He is passionate about his chosen sport of golf, so much so that he made it to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games last summer when golf was first on the Olympic programme. For Nick, his sport is not just about success, he is using golf as a way to do good around him. Show More Summary

Bullseye! Rio youngsters take a bow!

With the Aquece Rio archery test event due taking place at Rio’s Sambódromo on 15-22 September, the local organising committee for the 2016 Games teamed up with the French Consulate to give a group of 50 children in the nearby Complexo São Carlos favela, the chance to get a real feel for the sport. Show More Summary

Walkden beaten in World GP final

Great Britain's Bianca Walkden is beaten on a golden point by Jackie Galloway in the final of the World Grand Prix +67kg category.

IOC President teams up with Wawrinka and Bacsinszky in Lausanne Grand Slam

Wawrinka and Bacsinszky were receiving the City of Lausanne Prize, the city’s highest distinction awarded every three years to one or more personalities who have helped to promote the city. Both athletes call Lausanne home. President...Show More Summary

Five world-class cities in strong competition for Olympic Games 2024 - IOC to contribute USD 1.7 billion to the local organising committee

In line with Olympic Agenda 2020, the Host City Contract 2024 was published today. The IOC will contribute USD 1.7 billion in cash and services to the organising committee for the Olympic Games 2024. “We are welcoming five outstanding and highly qualified Candidate Cities,” said IOC President Thomas Bach. Show More Summary

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