On the eve of World Olympic Day, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) will present the family of the late Olympian Peter Norman an Order of Merit at a special ceremony in Melbourne tonight, Friday June 22nd.
Each Olympic Games, the world comes together through sport; differences are set aside, even welcomed, and talents are showcased.
Olympian Robert de Castella regards the work he does with the Indigenous Marathon Foundation (IMF) as a more important achievement than any his successes as an athlete.
A team of ten Australian Olympians will join more than 150 Indigenous runners from across Australia this weekend for a fun run and relay around the base of Uluru
The Australian Olympic Committee has congratulated Olympic swimming great Dawn Fraser who has been awarded a Companion of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours announced today.
To be coached by an Olympian is something any aspiring athlete might dream of, but that dream recently became a reality for over 300 primary students from regional Victoria.
Peter Norman’s place in Australian Olympic history is a unique intersection of record-breaking athletic achievement and ground-breaking global events which famously played out on the Olympic stage.
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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.
Did you know?
At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.