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2013 in Olympic headlines & what to expect in 2014

2013 in Olympic headlines & what to expect in 2014

24 December 2013

OLYMPIC: In years squashed between a Summer and Winter Olympics, you get a wonderful blend of inspiration. From the slopes of Austria to the Australian shores, you don't have to look far to see Australian athletes striving for excellence. Relive the #ASPIREtoSochi #ASPIREtoNanjing #RoadtoRio magic of 2013!

Murray Rose Tribute Dinner

Murray Rose Tribute Dinner

18 December 2013

Ian Thorpe, Dawn Fraser, Herb Elliot, Shane Gould, Grant Hackett.... 20 Gold Medallists in one room. The Murray Rose Tribute Dinner wasn’t short of Olympians ...or Olympic spirit.

Gold standard evening for Murray Rose

Gold standard evening for Murray Rose

27 November 2013

AOC: Imagine a room where you have Ian Thorpe and Herb Elliot deep in conversation; a table away three budding young 1500m swimmers are hanging on to Grant Hackett’s every word; Dawn Fraser is on the other side of the room reminiscing with teammates John Konrads and Sandra Morgan-Beavis; and London 2012 K4 gold medallist David Smith is down the back getting his Murray Rose book signed by 1956 and 1960 swim team captain John Devitt.

Coates, Thorpe lead 20 Olympic Champions at Murray Rose Tribute Dinner

Coates, Thorpe lead 20 Olympic Champions at Murray Rose Tribute Dinner

26 November 2013

AOC: Australian swimming legend, Murray Rose AM was honoured and celebrated at an exclusive Tribute Dinner in his namesake on Tuesday 26 November 2013 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.

Sports greats mourn 'peerless' Rose

Sports greats mourn 'peerless' Rose

23 April 2012

He became known as "the seaweed streak" but mourners at a memorial service for Murray Rose heard he was making waves long before becoming a legend in the pool.

Swimming legend Murray Rose passes away aged 73

Swimming legend Murray Rose passes away aged 73

15 April 2012

Swimming legend Murray Rose AM has passed away aged 73. The winner of six medals from the 1956 and 1960 Olympic Games, including four gold, he is without doubt one of Australia’s greatest Olympians. Rose set 15 world records during his career and was admired both in and out of the pool.

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.

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