AOC News Feed Official website of the Australian Olympic Committee and Australian Olympic Teams; with vision, latest news, images, every Australian Olympic result and historical vignettes. Pyeongchang 2018 Australian Team formal uniforms unveiled The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and Total Image Group (TIG) today unveiled the official formal uniforms to be worn by the Australian Olympic Team at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:23:00 GMT Porter wants another swing at a Softball Olympic podium In Stacey Porter’s two decades with the Australian Softball Team, she has enjoyed the highs of twice standing on the Olympic podium and the low of seeing the sport dropped from the Games programme. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:32:00 GMT Olympians shine at Women in Sport Awards Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT Surfing legend Fanning targets Tokyo 2020 Mick Fanning is a three-time Surfing World Champion. He is a big supporter of the sport’s elevation to Olympic status Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:39:00 GMT Tyack ranks highly at World Championships Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Ryan Tyack has claimed sixth in a field of 120 in the qualification of the World Archery Championships in Mexico City. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:09:00 GMT AOC signs agreement with AFP for safety and security advice The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has signed an agreement with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to provide advice on the security and safety for all the Teams the AOC will send away through to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:38:00 GMT Uni Sevens players added to squad for NZ series Six rising stars from the University Sevens Series have been selected to join the wider Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens squad that will compete in Bendigo against New Zealand next week. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:57:00 GMT Japan lead-up to suit Aussie sailors Australian Sailing Head Coach Victor Kovalenko has indicated on the eve of the first round of the 2017-18 World Cup Series in Japan that Australia’s proximity to the 2020 Olympics host nation should provide our elite sailors respite from the drawbacks of regular long-haul travel. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:47:00 GMT Artacho del Solar and Clancy claim first World Title victory In just their second tournament together Australia’s newest beach volleyball team of Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar have won their second international gold. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 21:50:00 GMT Kookaburras & Hockeyroos claim double Oceania Cup success The Kookaburras and Hockeyroos have both won the 2017 Oceania Cup with victories over New Zealand at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre on Sunday night. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 21:32:00 GMT AOC congratulates Olympians at Sport Australia Hall of Fame Awards The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) extends its congratulations to all the amazing athletes acknowledged at last night’s Sport Australia Hall of Fame awards. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:04:00 GMT Coaching gives self-taught surfing superstar Tyler Wright new edge It is not often that an elite athlete reaches the top of his or her sport without the help of a coach. But then Australia’s Tyler Wright is not your average sportswoman. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:01:00 GMT All Aussie teams through to next round at Qinzhou Open It was a perfect start in hot and wet conditions for all three Australian Beach Volleyball teams flying the flag at the FIVB 3 Star event in China, the Qinzhou Open. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:52:00 GMT Aussies both qualify for Oceania finals The Kookaburras and Hockeyroos have both secured their spots in their respective Oceania Cup Finals after big wins at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre on Thursday night. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:51:00 GMT Athletes learn from the best at Taekwondo Nationals With Olympians on the sidelines and Ashgabat athletes on the mats the 2017 Australian Taekwondo Championships in Bendigo, Victoria provided the ultimate environment for Australia’s next generation of fighters to flourish. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:24:00 GMT Smith to make captain debut in tonight's Oceania Cup Emily Smith says it couldn’t have worked out any better that she will run out as Hockeyroos captain for the first time in front of family and friends in her home state. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 23:05:00 GMT Kookaburras Cruise Past PNG In Oceania Opener The Kookaburras have opened their 2017 Oceania Cup campaign with a comfortable 30-0 win over Papua New Guinea at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre on Wednesday night. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 21:31:00 GMT Knowles ready to hit off in Oceania Cup opener The Hockey Oceania Cup kicks off in Sydney tonight and Kookaburras captain Mark Knowles says it’s a great chance to grow the game in the region. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 04:36:00 GMT New beach volleyball pairing secures gold for Australia in Japan The new pairing of Rio 2016 Olympians Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar has struck gold at their first major tournament together. Cruising past Indonesia in the final of the Osaka Open in straight sets. 21-10 , 21-11. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:06:00 GMT Parry eyeing Sydney Sevens redemption Rio 2016 gold medallist Shannon Parry says the Australians are now better prepared to deal with the pressure of a home crowd, after struggling in last season's World Series leg in Sydney. Sun, 08 Oct 2017 22:33:00 GMT Positive steps made for Aussies at World Championships The conclusion of the Women’s All-Around Final in Montreal last night, also signifies the end of Australia’s campaign at the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. Sun, 08 Oct 2017 01:04:00 GMT Godwin finishes 13th in World Championships All-Around Final Australia’s Georgia Godwin has climbed seven places from Qualifications to finish 13th All-Around in the Women’s Individual All-Around Final at the 47th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. Sat, 07 Oct 2017 04:56:00 GMT Godwin ready to fly the flag in Women's All-Around Final Following an exciting Men's Individual All-Around Final at the 27th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, Australia's Georgia Godwin is ready to take the floor in tomorrow night's Women's Individual All-Around Final. Fri, 06 Oct 2017 04:35:00 GMT 1 year to Buenos Aires 2018 The setting up of the Olympic rings at the downtown obelisk of the Argentine capital city marked the beginning of the final countdown for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, a multi-sports celebration that will gather almost 4000 elite athletes from 206 countries on October 6-18 next year Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:25:00 GMT Three Changes To Hockeyroos’ Oceania Cup Team The Hockeyroos have been forced to make three changes to the team to play at the Oceania Cup due to injuries. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 04:43:00 GMT World Cup qualifiers to begin in Adelaide for Aussie men The Australian Boomers’ road to the FIBA World Cup will begin in Adelaide with the city set to host the first home game of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers against Japan on Monday 27 November from 7.00 pm local time. Wed, 04 Oct 2017 22:38:00 GMT Australian women's team open their Artistic Gymnastics World Champs campaign The 47th edition of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships continued at the Montreal Olympic Stadium today, with it this time being the Women’s turn to take to the competition arena. Wed, 04 Oct 2017 06:26:00 GMT Oceania Cup Men's squad announced Hockey Australia has announced the 18-member Kookaburras team for the Oceania Cup to be played at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre from 11-15 October. Wed, 04 Oct 2017 02:52:00 GMT Olympic quotas & World Champions Australia dominated on the global stage over the October long weekend with World Championship victories, international golds and two qualifications for the Winter Olympic Games. Tue, 03 Oct 2017 05:39:00 GMT Artistic Gymnastics World Champs kick off for Aussie men The 47th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships kicked off in Montreal today, with Australia’s Men’s Artistic Gymnastics team being the first of the Aussies to take to the world’s ultimate gymnastics stage in Canada. Tue, 03 Oct 2017 03:34:00 GMT