News

Latest News

Silver Scott takes top world ranking

Silver Scott takes top world ranking

15 January 2017

Being first to jump in the Aerial Skiing World Cup Final in Lake Placid didn’t phase Danielle Scott who opened up the medal round with a smooth back double full full, scoring 92 points, taking silver and moving into outright world number one after an exciting day’s competition for all the Australians.

Strong return a highlight for Henshaw

Strong return a highlight for Henshaw

15 January 2017

He may have missed qualifying for the final, but Friday's opening world cup of the slopestyle skiing season was about far much more than that for Russ Henshaw.

Cox makes it back-to-back World Cup wins

Cox makes it back-to-back World Cup wins

14 January 2017

Mogul skier Britt Cox has fulfilled her goal by retaining the coveted ‘yellow bib’ after winning her second World Cup in Mogul Skiing in Lake Placid, USA this morning, making it back-to-back golds having won in Ruka, Finland in December.

A partnership agreement between the AOC and ASC

A partnership agreement between the AOC and ASC

13 January 2017

The President of the AOC, John Coates AC has today responded to a proposal received 21 December 2016 from ASC Chair, John Wylie AM for a partnership agreement between their two bodies.

Summer News All Summer News Articles

Bawden not giving up the green and gold

Bawden not giving up the green and gold

12 January 2017

After three Olympics spread over 16 years and involving two different sports, one might expect Australian beach volleyballer Louise Bawden might be happy to put her feet up for a while.

Olympians challenged on day two of Australian slalom nationals

Olympians challenged on day two of Australian slalom nationals

12 January 2017

Experienced campaigner Rosalyn Lawrence has thrown down the gauntlet to two-time Olympic medallist, Jessica Fox, in the K1 event at the Australian National Slalom Championships in Sydney.

Winter News All Winter News Articles

Silver Scott takes top world ranking

Silver Scott takes top world ranking

15 January 2017

Being first to jump in the Aerial Skiing World Cup Final in Lake Placid didn’t phase Danielle Scott who opened up the medal round with a smooth back double full full, scoring 92 points, taking silver and moving into outright world number one after an exciting day’s competition for all the Australians.

Strong return a highlight for Henshaw

Strong return a highlight for Henshaw

15 January 2017

He may have missed qualifying for the final, but Friday's opening world cup of the slopestyle skiing season was about far much more than that for Russ Henshaw.

AOC News All AOC News Articles

Coates recognised in top 5 influential Olympic figures

Coates recognised in top 5 influential Olympic figures

5 January 2017

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), John Coates, has featured near the top of an international poll recognising world leaders and influential sporting figures.

Melbourne 1956: Olympic basketball debut for Australia

Melbourne 1956: Olympic basketball debut for Australia

24 November 2016

On day three of the Games Australian men’s basketball made its Olympic debut, while rower, Merv Wood, competing in his four consecutive Games progressed to the final giving him a shot at a third Olympic medal.

Youth News All Youth News Articles

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.

IOC News All IOC News Articles

Two Rio 2016 athletes to lose medals for doping

Two Rio 2016 athletes to lose medals for doping

9 December 2016

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says a Russian boxer and Romanian weightlifter will lose medals from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after failing doping tests at the games.

Bach wants life bans for proven cheats

Bach wants life bans for proven cheats

9 December 2016

Russian athletes and officials who are proven to have been part of a doping "manipulation system" should be banned for life from the Olympics, IOC President Thomas Bach said Thursday.

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.