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PM open to Brisbane 2028 Olympic bid

PM open to Brisbane 2028 Olympic bid

19 March 2015

Prime Minister Tony Abbott is open to the idea of Brisbane hosting the 2028 Olympic Games, the city's mayor says.

AOC appoints General Manager, Sport

AOC appoints General Manager, Sport

11 March 2015

The AOC today announced the appointment of Ms Jane Fernandez as General Manager, Sport.

IOC vice-president says Rio is shaping up well

IOC vice-president says Rio is shaping up well

27 February 2015

IOC vice-president, Australian John Coates, says preparations for the Rio Olympics are on track.

Harry Gordon remembered fondly

Harry Gordon remembered fondly

5 February 2015

One of Australia's most esteemed journalists, Harry Gordon, has been remembered fondly at a memorial service at the MCG

Harry Gordon laid to rest

Harry Gordon laid to rest

1 February 2015

Harry Gordon counted numerous Olympic champions among his many friends, but as a champion of the Olympics he had no peer.

Woolworths join Australian Olympic Team on Road to Rio

Woolworths join Australian Olympic Team on Road to Rio

30 January 2015

Woolworths, the fresh food people, have signed on to be the Official Supermarket of the Australian Olympic Team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Tributes to Harry Gordon

Tributes to Harry Gordon

22 January 2015

Tributes to Olympian historian Harry Gordon, after he passed away in Queensland at the age of 89.

John Coates tribute to Harry Gordon

John Coates tribute to Harry Gordon

22 January 2015

I’ve never had a more loyal friend.

Vale - Harry Gordon – A great Australian

Vale - Harry Gordon – A great Australian

22 January 2015

AOC: A distinguished career that spanned 70 years has ended with the passing of journalist, foreign correspondent, editor, author and Olympic historian, Harry Gordon.

Sports embrace new World Anti-Doping Code

Sports embrace new World Anti-Doping Code

9 January 2015

Australian sport has embraced the new World Anti-Doping Code with John Coates declaring the uptake is a “clear indication that Australian sport is united in the fight against doping”.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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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).