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AOC welcomes IOC decision for the proposed dual-appointment of the 2024 and 2028 Games

AOC welcomes IOC decision for the proposed dual-appointment of the 2024 and 2028 Games

13 July 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee has welcomed the foresight of the International Olympic Committee’s decision to pave the way to simultaneously appoint the host cities of the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic Games.

Eighteen athletes selected for Ashgabat 2017

Eighteen athletes selected for Ashgabat 2017

29 June 2017

A team of eighteen athletes have been selected to become Australia’s first ever competitors at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat this coming September.

Olympic Day 2017

Olympic Day 2017

23 June 2017

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

Vale David Woods

Vale David Woods

1 June 2017

The Water Polo Australia (WPA) and Olympic community is today mourning the loss of dual Olympic water polo player David Woods who passed away overnight.

Statement by the AOC Executive

Statement by the AOC Executive

31 May 2017

On 26 April 2017 the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Executive resolved to delegate the determination of a complaint made by Ms Fiona de Jong regarding the alleged conduct of Mr Mike Tancred to an Independent Committee.

AOC partners with Pacific School Games

AOC partners with Pacific School Games

25 May 2017

Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates has welcomed a partnership with the Pacific School Games with under 200 days to go before the 10th edition begins in Adelaide later this year.

AOC welcomes National Sports Plan

AOC welcomes National Sports Plan

22 May 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s National Sports Plan.

Uniroos Team to benefit from Olympic experience

Uniroos Team to benefit from Olympic experience

18 May 2017

The Australian Summer Universiade team has previously seen the likes of Catherine Skinner, Annabelle Smith and Dane Bird-Smith don the green and gold for their nation and university, prior to becoming Rio 2016 Olympic medallists.

Allan Lawrence 1930 - 2017

Allan Lawrence 1930 - 2017

16 May 2017

Sad news today with the passing of Australia’s dual Olympian Allan Lawrence.

AOC President John Coates reacts to federal budget

AOC President John Coates reacts to federal budget

9 May 2017

In reaction to the sports funding of the Federal Budget handed down tonight AOC President, John Coates, made the following comments.

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One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

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?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).