AOC News

Peter Montgomery, Harry Gordon, Tony Bijkerk, Ian Jobling, David Wallechinsky, John Coates and Richard Cashman at the presentation of the International Society of Olympic Historians (ISOH) Vikelas Plaque in Sydney on December 5, 2013.

AOC: Some of the most knowledgable Olympic heads in the world have come together at the Australian Olympic Committee headquarters in Sydney to make a special presentation to two outstanding Australians.

Mrs Gardiner’s class of Coen Primary School wins Kangaroo Jack

Australia’s iconic sporting mascot, the Boxing Kangaroo, is now an incentive to primary students to wear their school uniform

1500m freestyle Olympians Daniel Kowalski, John Konrads and Grant Hackett with 1500m Olympic hopefuls Matt Levings, Jordan Harrison and Mack Horton at the Murray Rose Tribute Dinner at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney on 26 November, 2013.

AOC: Imagine a room where you have Ian Thorpe and Herb Elliot deep in conversation; a table away three budding young 1500m swimmers are hanging on to Grant Hackett’s every word; Dawn Fraser is on the other side of the room reminiscing with teammates John Konrads and Sandra Morgan-Beavis; and London 2012 K4 gold medallist David Smith is down the back getting his Murray Rose book signed by 1956 and 1960 swim team captain John Devitt.

As another calendar year draws to a close, schools across the country are entering the final few weeks of Term 4. Tests are being conducted, Christmas craft is in abundance and the BK Award is being distributed to well deserving recipients.

Olympic legends at the Murray Rose Tribute Dinner

AOC: Australian swimming legend, Murray Rose AM was honoured and celebrated at an exclusive Tribute Dinner in his namesake on Tuesday 26 November 2013 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.

Cate Campbell of Australia prepares to compete in the 100m freestyle at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

AOC:Olympic gold medallist Cate Campbell has joined the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Athletes’ Commission, after the proposal was accepted at the AOC Executive Meeting in Melbourne on Friday.

2016 Australian Olympic Team Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller speaks to media about the AOC Position Statement on Alcohol and Behaviour for future Teams in Sydney on 19 November 2013.

2016 Australian Olympic Team Chef de Mission, Kitty Chiller explained the Alcohol Position Statement to media in Sydney today.

Australian Team members supporting the women's basketball team during the Beijing Olympic Games.

The AOC has made public the new restrictions on the consumption of alcohol for members of future Australian Olympic Teams including athletes and officials.

Marjorie Jackson, on the podium after winning gold in the 100m at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games.

ATHLETICS: Marjorie Jackson, the first Australian female ever to set an athletics world record, will join her equally impressive compatriot Betty Cuthbert in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Hall of Fame.

Gerry Ryan is presented with the Australian Olympic Committee Order of Merit by AOC President John Coates at the 2013 Annual General Meeting on the 6th of May in Sydney.

AOC President John Coates has congratulated Gerry Ryan on his appointment as Cycling Australia President.