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  • News | Sydney 2000

    Olympic flame ignites a Games to remember

    Following a lengthy journey by land, sea and air across the whole of the Oceania region, the Olympic flame finally arrived in Sydney’s Olympic Stadium on Friday 15 September 2000.  
    15 Sep 2014 | Sydney 2000, Olympic News, BALLANGER, Felicia
  • News | Sochi 2014

    It’s a family affair in Sochi

    With Dutch speed skating twins, Austrian brothers in the luge doubles, a trio of Canadian freestyle skiing sisters, three more siblings from Switzerland among the seven sets of siblings in the biathlon events, not to mention a father-and-son combination in the ice hockey, family values are very much to the fore at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.
    14 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Figure skating: Russians show team spirit

    After taking 37 points from a possible total of 40 in the short programmes, and then a maximum of 10 in the first discipline of the free programme, Russia look well placed in their bid to win gold in the inaugural Olympic team figure skating event, taking place at Sochi’s the Iceberg Skating Palace.
    08 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Figure Skating, Russian Federation
  • News | Athletes' space

    Elite athletes for hire

    The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athlete Career Programme (ACP), launched in 2005 in cooperation with Adecco, strives to reach out to elite athletes, including Olympians, in order to help them navigate the delicate transition from professional athlete to a new career, outside the field of play.
    10 Oct 2013 | Athletes' space
  • News | London 2012

    Pearson fulfils dream - London 2012 - Athletics

    Sally Pearson tonight realised a dream 12 years in the making by delivering Australia's first Athletics gold medal of London 2012 with a dramatic victory in the 100m Hurdles.
    07 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Athletics, Australia
  • News | Legacy

    Sydney’s Olympic venues provide lasting legacy

    The venues built in Sydney for the 2000 Olympic Games have created a lasting legacy for the Australian city, playing host to other major events and providing valuable facilities for the community.
    09 Jul 2012 | Legacy, Olympic News
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