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Coates pays tribute to Olympic great Betty Cuthbert

Coates pays tribute to Olympic great Betty Cuthbert

16 August 2017

Betty Cuthbert, the heroine of the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne – forever “our Golden Girl”!

Vale Betty Cuthbert

Vale Betty Cuthbert

7 August 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of Australia’s greatest ever Olympic athletes, Betty Cuthbert.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - Athletics stars progress to the finals

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - Athletics stars progress to the finals

29 November 2016

The much anticipated swimming program kicked off on day eight of the Games. Betty Cuthbert returned to the track for early rounds of the 200m and one of Australia’s favourite athletes, John Landy started his 1500m campaign. Australia had a good win in the basketball and in the boxing Tony Madigan bowed out.

Shirley honoured with IAAF Hall of Fame induction

Shirley honoured with IAAF Hall of Fame induction

12 November 2014

ATHLETICS: Australian triple Olympic gold medallist Shirley Strickland de la Hunty AO MBE has been afforded international athletics’ highest honour

Olympians and schools embrace Olympic Day

Olympians and schools embrace Olympic Day

19 June 2013

Olympians from Natalie Cook to Betty Cuthbert are getting out their green and gold uniforms in preparation to visit primary and secondary schools as part of International Olympic Day.

Champions admire Cuthbert's achievements

Champions admire Cuthbert's achievements

4 December 2012

ATHLETICS: When the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) inaugurated the first members into the IAAF Hall of Fame, Australia's own golden girl Betty Cuthbert was one of the 24 inductees.

Betty Cuthbert to be honoured in IAAF Hall of Fame

Betty Cuthbert to be honoured in IAAF Hall of Fame

19 November 2012

One of Australia’s greatest Olympians, Betty Cuthbert, will this week be recognised with a prestigious international accolade as she is inducted into the IAAF Hall of Fame.

Olympians take over London Underground

Olympians take over London Underground

29 March 2012

Hop on the London Underground at Jesse Owens station. After one stop change at Carl Lewis. And then ride the Tube all the way to Michael Phelps.

Cuthbert inaugural Member of Athletics Hall of Fame

Cuthbert inaugural Member of Athletics Hall of Fame

9 March 2012

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Betty Cuthbert (NSW) has been announced as an inaugural Member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Hall of Fame.

Melbourne 1956 commemorative plaque unveiled

Melbourne 1956 commemorative plaque unveiled

22 November 2006

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates and IOC Member Kevan Gosper today unveiled a...