According to the Australian Financial Review they attended under observer status.
Industry talk is that Seven West Media has put in a bid for the rights but Nine has not, following a $20 million loss on the 2012 London Olympics. But the bid was understood to be less than IOC execs had hoped for.
Nine and Foxtel paid about $120 million for London and the 2010 Vancouver Olympics with close to $50 million coming from Foxtel.
TEN is also keen on the games, particularly in light of its new CEO signalling its interest in sports rights.
Discussions on the Australian rights are due to resume in April.