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Coates pleased with Tokyo 2020 progress

Coates pleased with Tokyo 2020 progress

5 December 2016

International Olympic Committee Vice President John Coates is confident the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are on track following the Coordination Commission’s third official visit to the Japanese capital.

Men's sevens team finish Dubai in fifth

Men's sevens team finish Dubai in fifth

5 December 2016

The Australian Men’s Sevens team has finished the Dubai Sevens tournament in fifth position with victories over New Zealand and Scotland rounding out a solid day for Andy Friend’s young squad.

Women's sevens fall after tough Dubai Final

Women's sevens fall after tough Dubai Final

5 December 2016

The Australian Women’s Sevens team has finished runners up in the first leg of the Women’s Sevens World Series in Dubai in a tough 5-17 loss to arch rivals, New Zealand.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - future cricket legends take to hockey pitch

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - future cricket legends take to hockey pitch

4 December 2016

On day 13, Australia continued its push towards medals in cycling, with two prospects continuing to impress in preliminary rounds. Murray Rose won gold, and future cricketing and surfing legends were in action.

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Coates pleased with Tokyo 2020 progress

Coates pleased with Tokyo 2020 progress

5 December 2016

International Olympic Committee Vice President John Coates is confident the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are on track following the Coordination Commission’s third official visit to the Japanese capital.

Men's sevens team finish Dubai in fifth

Men's sevens team finish Dubai in fifth

5 December 2016

The Australian Men’s Sevens team has finished the Dubai Sevens tournament in fifth position with victories over New Zealand and Scotland rounding out a solid day for Andy Friend’s young squad.

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Aussie figure skaters make history in Melbourne

Aussie figure skaters make history in Melbourne

30 November 2016

A mesmerised audience witnessed a stunning performance by pair skaters Harley Windsor and Katia Alexandrovskaya that is likely to be the start of a dominating national run in the short program at the Australian Figure Skating Championships.

Melbourne welcomes Australia's best figure skaters

Melbourne welcomes Australia's best figure skaters

28 November 2016

The O’Brien Group Arena in Melbourne’s Dockland will be home to the nation’s best figure skaters this week for the 2016 Australian Figure Skating Championships.

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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.

Experience of a lifetime for 17 Aussies at Lillehammer 2016

Experience of a lifetime for 17 Aussies at Lillehammer 2016

1 March 2016

17 Aussie athletes represented the green and gold with pride both on and off the ice and snow at the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games.

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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.

IOC awards 2016 Women and Sport Trophies

IOC awards 2016 Women and Sport Trophies

8 November 2016

Ethiopian sports journalist Dagim Zinabu Tekle becomes first male to receive World Trophy.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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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).