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Olympic Day 2017

Olympic Day 2017

23 June 2017

See how Australian Olympians and National Federations celebrated international Olympic Day on June 23.

Australian Indigenous Olympians recognised for Olympic Day

Australian Indigenous Olympians recognised for Olympic Day

23 June 2017

The spirit of the Olympic movement was alive and well today, as the Australian Olympic Committee hosted a ‘Reception for Indigenous Olympic Athlete Recognition’ at the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence.

Bach heads to White House

Bach heads to White House

23 June 2017

IOC President Thomas Bach visits the White House on Thursday to meet for the first time with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Aussie sailors head to Kiel Week

Aussie sailors head to Kiel Week

22 June 2017

As the Australian Sailing team turns its focus towards preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, our sailors will be competing at the Kiel Week regatta in Germany this week.

Marotta fences into top 16 at Asian Champs

Marotta fences into top 16 at Asian Champs

22 June 2017

Three top-20 performances have highlighted a strong Asian Championships for the Australian Fencing Team who have just returned home from Hong Kong.

Hockeyroos win World League Semi-Finals opener

Hockeyroos win World League Semi-Finals opener

22 June 2017

The Hockeyroos World League Semi-Final campaign began today with the Australian’s defeating Malaysia 3 – 0 in their first game, thanks to a double from Madi Fitzpatrick and a goal from Georgie Morgan.

Scott steadily building towards PyeongChang push

Scott steadily building towards PyeongChang push

22 June 2017

Speeding down a hill in excess of 100 km/ph is certainly not for the faint-hearted.

World class action at Australian Badminton Open

World class action at Australian Badminton Open

21 June 2017

The 2017 Australian Badminton Open program unfolded today at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre, with a jam-packed day of action featuring a host of Olympic champions and top ranked players all looking for wins

Australia prepares for Olympic Day 2017

Australia prepares for Olympic Day 2017

21 June 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee is ready to celebrate International Olympic Day on Friday June 23 with numerous great Olympians rallying behind this significant day on the Olympic calendar.

Australia fall agonisingly short of 3x3 World Cup Quarter-finals

Australia fall agonisingly short of 3x3 World Cup Quarter-finals

20 June 2017

Australia have completed the pool stage of the 3x3 World Cup but fallen just short of a Quarter-Final berth after a defeat of Japan was followed by an overtime loss to the Netherlands on day 2 competition.

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Australian Indigenous Olympians recognised for Olympic Day

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.