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Remembering Australian Olympians enlisted in World War I

Remembering Australian Olympians enlisted in World War I

25 April 2017

AOC: On the centenary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli, the Australian Olympic Committee has compiled the following list of Olympians who enlisted in WW I to recognise their service to the country

Cathy Freeman wins prestigious IOC Award

Cathy Freeman wins prestigious IOC Award

11 November 2015

Sydney 2000 Olympic Champion Cathy Freeman has been awarded the IOC Women and Sport Award for the Oceania region, for her works through her Foundation.

More twists and upside-down rings as Freeman’s missing suit appears found

More twists and upside-down rings as Freeman’s missing suit appears found

23 December 2014

AOC: For 14 years there was mystery around the Opening Ceremony suit worn by Cathy Freeman. Now it may have appeared, with rings upside-down and all.

Mystery of Opening Ceremony suit could be solved

Mystery of Opening Ceremony suit could be solved

23 December 2014

AOC: Melbourne police have taken possession of an item of clothing which could be the bodysuit worn by Cathy Freeman in the Opening Ceremony of Sydney 2000.

Valuable benefits on IOC’s agenda

Valuable benefits on IOC’s agenda

6 December 2014

Cathy Freeman has written about the power of sport and the sweeping reforms proposed by the IOC at Agenda 2020 to address key challenges in this modern era.

Indigenous heritage recognised in AOC Constitution

Indigenous heritage recognised in AOC Constitution

21 November 2014

The AOC is changing its constitution to recognise our indigenous heritage, has updated one of the Team values and is putting more practical support behind the Cathy Freeman Foundation.

Our leading ladies

Our leading ladies

25 July 2012

LADIES first. When Australia goes to the Olympics, that’s always been more than simply an expression of politeness. It’s a succinct summary of how the history books look back on our impact on the medals table, and how the image of Australian sport has been enhanced over the years.

Freeman 'blown away' by Olympic honour

Freeman 'blown away' by Olympic honour

15 September 2010

After accepting the honour of lighting Sydney's Olympic flame, Cathy Freeman was humble enough to give organisers a get-out clause. Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates recalled offering Freeman the star ceremonial role over dinner in a Los Angeles restaurant four months before the 2000 Games.

Syd 2000: Madame Butterfly and Thorpedo led the way

Syd 2000: Madame Butterfly and Thorpedo led the way

1 September 2010

The Australian swim team won 18 medals in Sydney 2000, providing a spark in the first week of competition that would inspire Team Australia to a record medal tally.

Cathy to reignite flame

Cathy to reignite flame

31 August 2010

When Cathy Freeman reignites the Olympic flame next month to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Sydney's Games, there will be no repeat of the technical glitch that stalled the real thing.

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