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In the spirit of NAIDOC Week 2018 and its theme “Because of her, we can,” the AOC celebrates the outstanding achievements of our Indigenous female Olympians and the women who inspire them.
The Australian Olympic Committee has awarded a posthumous Order of Merit to the late Peter Norman whose Australian record for the 200 metre sprint still stands 50 years after he set the mark.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.