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The Olympic rings are projected onto the House of Parliament during a light show to mark the start of the 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 in London, England.

AOC: Recently elected International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President and Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President, John Coates has appeared as a witness before the House of Lords Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee.

AOC President John Coates

New IOC Vice President John Coates has voiced his serious concerns for the problems with infrastructure projects and venues for the next summer Olympics in Brazil.

An aerial picture of the site of the athletes village in Barra as preparations continue ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games on June 6, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

IOC: Wrapping-up its fifth visit to Rio de Janeiro, the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Coordination Commission, underlined the strong progress being made to deliver a lasting legacy from the 2016 Games.

Deputy Chief Commisioner, Kitty Chiller talks at the Australian Olympic Committee Garden Party on August 1, 2012 in London, England.

AOC: Sydney Olympian, Kitty Chiller, has been appointed Chef de Mission of the Australian Olympic Team for the Rio Games in 2016.... the first woman to be awarded the honour.

iSentia - proud supporter of the Australian Olympic Team.

AOC: Australia’s leading media intelligence company, iSentia, today announced it will renew its partnership with the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) to support Australian athletes through to the Rio Olympic Games.

After the Games, Barra Olympic Park will be a great legacy for Brazilian sport, when it will become Brazil´s first Olympic Training Centre.

RIO 2016: Monday 5 August 2013 marks three years to go until the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, when over 10,500 athletes from more than 200 countries will descend on the ´Marvellous City´.

Swim Team on the rise

5 August 2013
Cate Campbell (L) of Australia celebrates with Bronte Campbell of Australia after the Swimming Women's Freestyle 50m Semifinal heat 2 on day fifteen of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 3, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team has wrapped up the 2013 FINA World Championships with three silver medals on the final night of competition, for a total of 13 medals overall including individual gold to Cate Campbell, James Magnussen and Christian Sprenger.

Kim Crow on her way to bronze in the women's single sculls final on day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney. Crow also won silver in the double scull.

Australia’s dual Olympic medallist Kim Crow has won the prestigious Ladies’ Trophy at the 127th Aegon Koninklijke-Holland Beker in Amsterdam over the weekend.

(L-R) Olympia Aldersey, Madeleine Edmunds, Jessica Hall and Sarah Perkins of Australia celebrate winning the Women's Quadruple Sculls Final during day 3 of the 2013 Samsung World Cup at Sydney International Rowing Centre on March 24, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

ROWING: The Australian Rowing Team will take to the water this weekend at the 2012 Olympic rowing venue at Eton Dorney for the commencement of round two of the 2013 Samsung World Rowing Cup.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by the Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates and the Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut in Lausanne on Saturday 15 June 2013.

AOC: Australia’s Olympic athletes and coaches will benefit from a new partnership between the Australian and Canadian Olympic Committees. These organisations have united to support excellence in sport with collaboration on key elements of high performance through until after the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.