The Australian Olympic Committee is delighted to announce Mondelēz International have signed as the Official Chocolate, Candy, Biscuits and Spreads Partner of the Australian Olympic Team.
Over 750 international swimmers, including Sydney 2000 gold medallist Chris Fydler, have participated in a commemorative swim in Anzac Cove.
The nation’s most iconic natural landmark played host to a historic Australian-first relay run to celebrate the 30 year Anniversary of the handing back of Uluru to its traditional owners.
Over 100 Indigenous runners participated in the 2015 Indigenous Marathon Project's Deadly Fun Run Championships in Uluru this morning to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the handing back of world famous landmark to its traditional owners.
AOC: Time heals old wounds but leaves the scars. That is certainly the case for Olympic swimmer Max Metzker who competed for Australia at Moscow 1980.
June 23 is celebrated around the world as the birth of the modern Olympic Games. For this year's Olympic Day Australian athletes visited schools, got active and took to social media to celebrate the Olympics.
The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has had the pavilion at the Sydney International Regatta Centre (SIRC) in Penrith named in his honour.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
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?
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.