A new program to assist Olympic athletes to transition from sport to the workplace was launched in Melbourne this morning by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Adecco Group who have partnered in a determined bid to transition elite athletes into elite professionals.
Sixteen-year-old Australian Matt Graham scored an upset win over current Olympic gold medalist and world champion, Alexandre Bilodeau, in the ABOM dual moguls competition at Victoria’s Mount Buller today.
As the newly elected Korean city of Pyeongchang looks forward to hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics, Canada reflected on the 2010 Vancouver Games saying they united the country.
Teen ice queen Cheltzie Lee is set to unveil a new sequence of challenging triple jumps at the figure skating world championships in Moscow.
IOC president Jacques Rogge cautioned Thursday that the Olympic movement should not delude itself about the dangers posed by illegal betting.
Despite the International Olympic Committee finding no evidence of corruption at the Vancouver Winter Games in February, Rogge used his end-of-year message to stress the need to "redouble our efforts to safeguard the integrity of sport."
With the new year almost upon us, it is timely to look back on 2010, what has been a big year for the Australian Olympic movement. In February, the 2010 Australian Olympic Winter Team recorded the nation’s best ever result at a Winter Olympics, winning two gold and one silver medal.
Vancouver 2010 gold medallists Lydia Lassila and Torah Bright have been named joint recipients of the Ski & Snowboard Australia Athlete of the Year award for 2010.
IOC President Jacques Rogge has hailed the Vancouver 2010 Olympics the “excellent and friendly Games”.
Speaking at the Closing Ceremony Mr Rogge congratulated the organising committee VANOC saying “you have done it, you have won”.
“Thank you to the people of Canada, for your generous hospitality, your warmth, and this unique and joyous celebration of Olympism,” Rogge said.
Chef de Mission Ian Chesterman has hailed the efforts of the Australian team at the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver as “our best ever” with a record three medals and a string of top ten finishes.
Superstar Sidney Crosby scored the winner in overtime as Canada won the Olympic title Sunday, beating the United States 3-2 to become the first host nation to capture men's ice hockey gold in 30 years.