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AOC celebrates 50 days to go until Youth Olympic Games

AOC celebrates 50 days to go until Youth Olympic Games

17 August 2018

In celebration of 50 days to go until the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), here is a rundown on what our incredible young athletes have been working on in the lead up to YOG.

Softball Australia launches bid to host Olympic Qualifier in Sydney

Softball Australia launches bid to host Olympic Qualifier in Sydney

17 August 2018

Softball Australia has launched a bid to host the 2019 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WSBC) Olympic Qualifier at Blacktown International Sportspark in Sydney.

Katrin Garfoot’s vision for a healthier Australia

Katrin Garfoot’s vision for a healthier Australia

16 August 2018

Olympian Katrin Garfoot has hit the ground running since her recent retirement from professional cycling, following her Individual Time Trial gold medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Weightlifters Maddison Power and Jett Gaffney added to Youth Olympic Team

Weightlifters Maddison Power and Jett Gaffney added to Youth Olympic Team

16 August 2018

With a surname like Power, you would expect nothing less from selected Youth Olympic Games (YOG) weightlifter Maddison Power. The 15-year-old has been selected to represent Australia at Buenos Aires 2018 alongside fellow weightlifter Jett Gaffney.

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Softball Australia launches bid to host Olympic Qualifier in Sydney

Softball Australia launches bid to host Olympic Qualifier in Sydney

17 August 2018

Softball Australia has launched a bid to host the 2019 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WSBC) Olympic Qualifier at Blacktown International Sportspark in Sydney.

Nacra silver and four Australian boats qualified for Tokyo 2020

Nacra silver and four Australian boats qualified for Tokyo 2020

13 August 2018

Australia’s Nacra 17 program has confirmed its vast potential for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, despite a frustrating end for all crews and spectators at the 2018 World Championships in Denmark.

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PyeongChang stars take top honours

PyeongChang stars take top honours

4 May 2018

Australia’s elite ski and snowboard athletes have gathered in Melbourne to recognise the best achievements from 2017-2018 season.

A special visit to the Starlight Foundation

A special visit to the Starlight Foundation

28 March 2018

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.

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John Devitt honours fellow Olympic hero in 'Cecil Healy- A Biography'

John Devitt honours fellow Olympic hero in 'Cecil Healy- A Biography'

10 August 2018

AOC President John Coates AC along with His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC hosted the launch of Olympic gold medallist John Devitt OAM and Larry Writer’s: ‘Cecil Healy – A Biography’ on Friday.

AOC welcomes integrity review and National Sports Plan

AOC welcomes integrity review and National Sports Plan

1 August 2018

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) commends the Report by the Hon James Wood QC, David Howman and Ray Murrihy on their Review of Australia’s Sports Integrity Arrangements released today as part of the Government’s long term strategic plan for the delivery of sport in Australia.

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Weightlifters Maddison Power and Jett Gaffney added to Youth Olympic Team

Weightlifters Maddison Power and Jett Gaffney added to Youth Olympic Team

16 August 2018

With a surname like Power, you would expect nothing less from selected Youth Olympic Games (YOG) weightlifter Maddison Power. The 15-year-old has been selected to represent Australia at Buenos Aires 2018 alongside fellow weightlifter Jett Gaffney.

Koloi to make a splash at Buenos Aires 2018

Koloi to make a splash at Buenos Aires 2018

15 August 2018

At just 16 years-old, Koloi already boasts triple Junior National Titles along with two bronze medals from this year’s FINA World Junior Diving Championships, but the best is yet to come for this rising Aussie star as she prepares to represent her country in October.

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Blog - Brendan Sexton at the birth place of the Modern Olympics

Blog - Brendan Sexton at the birth place of the Modern Olympics

26 June 2018

London 2012 Triathlon Olympian Brendan Sexton is in Greece for the annual International Olympic Academy's International Session for Young Participants to celebrate the Olympic Movement. Participants in the forum will discover the history of the Olympic Movement, learn Olympic values and see the great significance they can have in today’s society and share their Olympic journeys. Read Sexton's blog on his experience at the session below.

IOC awards seven Australian Olympians education funding to help post-sporting transition

IOC awards seven Australian Olympians education funding to help post-sporting transition

13 December 2017

A host of Australian athletes have been awarded Olympic solidarity funding from the IOC to assist them in their bid to make a successful transition into their post-athletic careers.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).