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. Rio Olympians inspire indigenous students Rio 2016 athletes Marianna Tolo and Brendon Reading have helped inspire young indigenous students this week as the Cathy Freeman Foundation hosted a week long ‘Horizons’ Camp in Canberra. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:52:00 GMT Craine to be mentored by Olympic Champion PyeongChang 2018 hopeful Kailani Craine has been selected as one of five of Australia’s brightest young stars to receive mentoring from Australia’s Hall of Fame members. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:03:00 GMT Track teams announced for opening World Cup rounds A youthful 10-rider team which will be guided by two Olympians will contest the opening two rounds of the 2016-17 UCI Track World Cup, to be held in Glasgow and Apeldoorn. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:52:00 GMT Farrow on the hunt for Korean bling No athlete has set foot or sled on the PyeongChang 2018 skeleton track yet but John Farrow has a feeling it’s the course for him. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:24:00 GMT Five Magical Moments: Anna Meares There is not much that Anna Meares didn’t accomplish in her exceptional career. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 05:00:00 GMT Men's trans-Tasman hockey team announced The teams have been announced for the upcoming Kookaburras’ tour to the trans-Tasman series in Auckland, New Zealand as well as to the International Festival of Hockey in Melbourne, Victoria. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 02:58:00 GMT Steve Hooker elected AOC Athletes Commission Chair Beijing 2008 Olympic Champion and three-time Olympian Steve Hooker has been elected as Chair of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission. Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:23:00 GMT Australia says thank you to Anna Meares Find out what Australians had to say after Anna Meares announced her retirement. Sun, 16 Oct 2016 21:41:00 GMT Dual Olympic Gold medallist Anna Meares retires The final chapter of one of the world’s most extraordinary and unrivaled sporting careers has come to a close, with Anna Meares, 33, officially announcing her retirement from cycling today. Sun, 16 Oct 2016 01:08:00 GMT Casey makes the Wright move in quest for PyeongChang The road to the Olympic Games is never easy. Fri, 14 Oct 2016 01:22:00 GMT Olympic medallists inspire UTS students Olympic gold medallist Sharni Williams and Rio team members Shelley Watts, Lea Yanitsas and Hayder Shkara addressed over 50 university students today in Sydney as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s (AOC) ‘Meet with a Champ’ education program. Thu, 13 Oct 2016 04:38:00 GMT Mark Arbib elected to the AOC Executive The Hon Mark Arbib, a former Senator and Federal Minister for Sport and the current President of Athletics Australia, is joining the Executive of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Thu, 13 Oct 2016 02:13:00 GMT Tyler Wright wins first World title Australian Tyler Wright has won her maiden world surfing title sparking emotional scenes on the beach at Hossegor in France. Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:14:00 GMT Dennis sixth at Road World Championships South Australia's Rohan Dennis time trialed to sixth in the elite men's time trial at the 2016 UCI Road World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:49:00 GMT Willett wins World Cup final Rio 2016 Olympian James Willett continues to shine on the international stage adding the double trap World Cup Final title to his growing list of achievements. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:27:00 GMT Trans-Tasman Series women's team announced The Hockeyroos teams have been announced for the trans-Tasman series and the International Festival of Hockey, both of which will take place this November. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 04:18:00 GMT Garfoot wins time trial World Championships bronze Katrin Garfoot (QLD) became just the third Australian in history to medal in the elite women's time trial as she claimed bronze at the 2016 UCI Road World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Tue, 11 Oct 2016 22:04:00 GMT Morris soaring to new heights as World Cup season nears David Morris might be one of the world’s best but he knows that constant improvement is the only way he'll be able to stay at the top of his sport. Tue, 11 Oct 2016 04:38:00 GMT Miles Scotson wins World Championship bronze South Australia's Miles Scotson claimed bronze in the under 23 men's time trial, to earn Australia's first medal of the 2016 UCI Road World Championships, in Qatar. Mon, 10 Oct 2016 22:21:00 GMT Aussies on the podium at Road World Championships Five Australian's claimed medals on the opening day of the 2016 UCI Road World Championships in Qatar, as action started with the women's and men's team time trials. Mon, 10 Oct 2016 03:22:00 GMT AOC Chief Executive Officer moving on After 12 years and 10 Olympic campaigns Fiona de Jong has today announced she is moving on from Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC). Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:45:00 GMT PyeongChang 2018 on course for winter test events The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 wrapped up its seventh visit well pleased with the progress of venue construction. Sun, 09 Oct 2016 22:59:00 GMT Declaration of the 5th Olympic Summit Protecting clean athletes is an absolute priority for the entire Olympic Movement. Sun, 09 Oct 2016 07:32:00 GMT Olympic medallist Warren Potent retires Olympic Bronze medallist and current 50 Metre Rifle World Champion Warren Potent has announced his retirement. Thu, 06 Oct 2016 22:01:00 GMT Historic gold medal for Indigenous figure skater Harley Windsor and his partner Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya have created history overnight in Tallinn, Estonia by becoming the first Australian figure skaters to win a gold medal at an ISU Junior Grand Prix. Wed, 05 Oct 2016 05:26:00 GMT Brittany Broben announces retirement Olympic silver medallist Brittany Broben has announced her retirement from diving, succumbing to an injury which kept her out of the 2014 Commonwealth Games and the 2016 Olympics. Mon, 03 Oct 2016 23:43:00 GMT Olympic Champions continue charity work in Zambia Just over 50 days ago Kim Brennan realised her life-long dream of winning Olympic gold as she rowed herself to the top of the Rio 2016 podium. Mon, 03 Oct 2016 22:55:00 GMT Olympians old and new honoured at skating awards night Olympians Deanna Lockett and Pierre Boda have been named female and male athlete of the year at short track speed skating’s annual awards night. Mon, 03 Oct 2016 21:56:00 GMT Potts brings Olympic form back to Australia Olympic bronze medallist, Alec Potts, has continued his good form from Rio at his first major domestic competition since returning to Australia, winning gold on the opening day of the National Archery Championships in Adelaide. Mon, 03 Oct 2016 19:58:00 GMT Yanitsas ready to inspire next generation For Australian goalkeeper Lea Yanitsas the Rio Olympics brought about every emotion she had ever experienced in her life. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:27:00 GMT