The AOC has expressed deep sadness at the passing today of Australia’s first Olympic modern pentathlete (1952) and youngest Olympic coach (1948) Forbes Carlile MBE, aged 95.
The Australian Olympic Committee today announced Toyota Australia has signed as the exclusive automotive partner of the Australian Olympic Team for this year’s Games in Rio de Janeiro and the PyeongChang Winter Games in 2018.
Olympic sports will need to comply with tough new rules surrounding child abuse before their athletes can join an Australian Olympic Team.
The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, believes the problem of child abuse should be elevated to the same status as doping.
Jared Tallent looks set to finally be awarded the 50km walk gold medal from the London Olympic Games, with CAS disqualifying the result of Russian Sergey Kirdyapkin.
Australian Medallists of the Rio Games
Qantas Welcome Home Ceremony
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Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.