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. Australia takes third at Kitakyushu Sevens The Qantas Australian Women's Sevens side have defeated Spain 19-5 to claim bronze at the HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens and maintain their lead on the World Series ladder. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:05:00 GMT The countdown to Buenos Aires 2018 The third edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from the 6-18th October. With less than 170 days to go, the countdown is on, so here is what you need to know! Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:23:00 GMT NSW Olympic Council awards two Orders of Merit The NSW Olympic Council has acknowledged two outstanding individuals, Peter Hadfield OAM and Peter Kerr AM, with an Order of Merit awarded at Wednesday’s Annual General Meeting. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 05:18:00 GMT 10 junior athletes awarded NSW Olympic Council grants The future of Olympic sport in NSW looks safe with ten junior athletes being awarded NSW Olympic Council grants at the Annual General Meeting last night. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 04:41:00 GMT GC2018 great step towards Tokyo 2020 After 11 days of hot competition, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games came to an end last night and the future of Australian Olympic sport is looking bright. Mon, 16 Apr 2018 06:20:00 GMT Fox shares wisdom with Youth Olympic hopefuls Dual Olympic medalist Jessica Fox has told the upcoming generation of paddlers to grab the opportunities the Youth Olympics Games has to offer with both hands. Mon, 16 Apr 2018 02:28:00 GMT Sailing Olympian recruited for key coaching role Olympic representative Carrie Smith has been appointed as Head of State Coaching in Victoria, Australian Sailing Performance Director Iain Murray announced last night. Thu, 12 Apr 2018 05:02:00 GMT Rose wins 2018 Australian Eventing Championship title Rio Olympic bronze medallist Shane Rose proved he is well on target for this September’s FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, USA, after a dominant display at the Australian Eventing Championships at Equestriad last weekend. Tue, 10 Apr 2018 23:38:00 GMT Dellacqua retires from professional tennis Casey Dellacqua has brought down the curtain on a glittering 16-year pro career that featured a top-30 singles ranking, seven WTA doubles titles, two Olympic Games and Grand Slam success. Tue, 10 Apr 2018 23:14:00 GMT Aussies dominating GC2018 While there have been an immense number of achievements so far, here are a select few featuring our Olympic athletes. Mon, 09 Apr 2018 03:46:00 GMT Australian Sailing Team claims major wins to start European season The Australian Sailing Team was celebrating significant victories at the end of the Palma regatta, which drew more than 1200 sailors from 62 countries sailing in 870 boats. Sun, 08 Apr 2018 23:26:00 GMT Farewell for Fanning and fourth World Title for Gilmore at Bells Beach It was a landmark day for Australian surfing, with Stephanie Gilmore claiming the women's No.1 ranking after beating Hawaiian Tatiana Weston-Webb, while surfing legend Mick Fanning finishes second in his final competition at Bells Beach. Fri, 06 Apr 2018 04:01:00 GMT 2017 AOC Annual Report 2017 AOC Annual Report and AOF Annual Report Wed, 04 Apr 2018 23:14:00 GMT Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualification for Baseball and Softball revealed The pathway to qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics for the Australian Softball and Baseball teams has become clearer after an announcement made by the World Baseball Softball Confederation. Wed, 04 Apr 2018 00:26:00 GMT Australia's Emily Little crowned World Cup Series Champion on Floor Australia’s Emily Little has capped off a tumultuous 2016-2018 season by being Floor Champion in the International Gymnastics Federation’s (FIG) Individual Apparatus World Cup Series. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 04:13:00 GMT A special visit to the Starlight Foundation Five 2018 Australian Olympians have made a very special stop on their Welcome Home Tour to the Starlight Express Room at Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 01:10:00 GMT One month on from PyeongChang 2018 Your 2018 Olympic medallists, Matt Graham, Jarryd Hughes and Scotty James reflect on the past month since they podiumed at PyeongChang 2018. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 01:07:00 GMT Strong start to World Series for Aussie Divers The Australian Diving Team has returned home after a successful campaign at the first two legs of the FINA Diving World Series 2018 in Beijing and Fuji. The team has come away with three medals and four top five performances. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 03:18:00 GMT Australia’s PyeongChang Olympians officially welcomed home In a fitting end to a Winter Olympic campaign, the Australian Olympic Team have been congratulated on their 2018 performances in a ceremony on ice in Melbourne. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:13:00 GMT PyeongChang Olympians inspire next generation during Welcome Home tour One month since Australia wrapped up its successful PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic campaign, the Team have kicked off Welcome Home celebrations in Melbourne. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 22:21:00 GMT Olympic cyclist meets Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Cyclist Katrin Garfoot is an Olympian, World Championships medallist, three-time national champion, and could be the future of Australian politics. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:15:00 GMT Top ten world standings cracked for Kennedy-Sim Sami Kennedy-Sim has ended her season with a career-best overall World Cup tenth place with 259 points. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:23:00 GMT World Championships beckon for Olympic figure skaters After a long season, Australia’s Olympic figure skaters have one more major event on their calendars this week before they can rest easy. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 20:52:00 GMT Kennedy-Sim has learned too much to stop now Two-time Olympian Sami Kennedy-Sim, who has been Australia’s leading Ski Cross racer for over a decade, has seen her sport grow internationally into a fierce battle ground. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 05:47:00 GMT Australia Canoeing names 2018 canoe sprint squads Let’s go Tokyo – Australian Canoeing’s young guns to lead 2018 Olympic World Cup Campaign Mon, 12 Mar 2018 23:13:00 GMT Australia finish sixth at Canada Sevens The Qantas Australian Men's Sevens side have finished sixth at the HSBC Canada Sevens after going down to England in the fifth-place playoff on finals day in Vancouver. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 05:49:00 GMT 2018 Australian National Surfing Squad announced ff the back of Surfing Australia’s Olympic Readiness Camp in January, the 2018 Australian National Squad was selected last week. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 01:49:00 GMT Silver for Skinner and Adams in first event of 2018 Olympic champion Catherine Skinner and her Rio Olympian team mate Paul Adams, have both won silver at the first ISSF World Cup of the season in Guadalajara Mexico. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 01:13:00 GMT Kookaburras win 10th Azlan Shah Cup title The Kookaburras have won the 2018 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup with youngster Lachlan Sharp netting a last quarter goal to secure a 2-1 win over England in Saturday night’s final in Ipoh, Malaysia. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:41:00 GMT Friend unchanged for Vancouver Sevens Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens coach Andy Friend has retained the same 12-man squad for this weekend’s Vancouver Sevens. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:59:00 GMT