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.
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.
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´.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SAILING: Australian sailors have won two bronze medals on the final day of racing at the 2013 Sail for Gold regatta in Weymouth, England.
RUGBY SEVENS: Australian Women’s Sevens coach Chris Lane has named his squad to defend their title at Rugby World Cup Sevens 2013 in Moscow in June.
RUGBY SEVENS: Australian Men’s Sevens captain Ed Jenkins will lead an experienced squad to the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens which features three current Super Rugby players, including former Australian Sevens captain Bernard Foley.