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Wright gains AOC funding boost for world title win

Wright gains AOC funding boost for world title win

8 December 2016

With five new sports added to the program for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games the AOC Executive has decided those athletes should also be included in the Medal Incentive Funding Program.

Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - the historical closing ceremony

Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - the historical closing ceremony

8 December 2016

Just a few days before the closing a single letter received by Sir Wilfred Kent Hughes, the chairman of the Olympic Games organising committee, changed the ceremony plans significantly for ever.

Aussies revel in Melbourne’s seabreeze conditions

Aussies revel in Melbourne’s seabreeze conditions

8 December 2016

The Aussies sit atop the leaderboard in several classes, and are revelling in the seabreeze conditions Melbourne has served up.

Golden opening day for Aussies at Oceania Championhips

Golden opening day for Aussies at Oceania Championhips

8 December 2016

Wednesday was a golden opening day for Australia at the 2017 Oceania Track Championships with nine of a potential 12 gold medals won at DISC Velodrome.

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Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - the historical closing ceremony

Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - the historical closing ceremony

8 December 2016

Just a few days before the closing a single letter received by Sir Wilfred Kent Hughes, the chairman of the Olympic Games organising committee, changed the ceremony plans significantly for ever.

Aussies revel in Melbourne’s seabreeze conditions

Aussies revel in Melbourne’s seabreeze conditions

8 December 2016

The Aussies sit atop the leaderboard in several classes, and are revelling in the seabreeze conditions Melbourne has served up.

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 Daredevil fast with more than a touch of danger

Daredevil fast with more than a touch of danger

6 December 2016

Australia has always been competitive in the international mix of Short Track Speed Skating, and the 2016/17 Aussie short trackers may be small in collective numbers, but the tight-knit group is big on passion and commitment.

Double gold for Scott in Finland Europa Cup events

Double gold for Scott in Finland Europa Cup events

6 December 2016

With the first World Cup of the season two weeks away, Danielle Scott has showed she is well placed for a strong season following back-to-back Europa Cup victories in Ruka, Finland

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Melbourne 1956 Olympics: First Australian’s compete

Melbourne 1956 Olympics: First Australian’s compete

23 November 2016

There were 15 sports competing on day two as the Games were in full swing by 8.00am with Fencing.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics: The Games are opened

Melbourne 1956 Olympics: The Games are opened

22 November 2016

60 years ago today the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games were officially opened, with Ron Clarke bearing the torch for Team Australia.

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Olympians inspire NSW Pierre de Coubertin recipients

Olympians inspire NSW Pierre de Coubertin recipients

23 September 2016

90 New South Wales secondary students have received the Pierre de Coubertin award today.

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10 Beijing medallists stripped for doping

10 Beijing medallists stripped for doping

18 November 2016

The International Olympic Committee has stripped 10 athletes of medals from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after banned substances were found during retests of samples from the games.

Moya Dodd awarded IOC Women and Sport Oceania Trophy

Moya Dodd awarded IOC Women and Sport Oceania Trophy

8 November 2016

Former Australian international footballer and Asian Football Confederation Vice President Moya Dodd has been awarded the IOC Women and Sport Oceania Trophy.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.