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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).