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Governor-General inspires Campaign Rio Team

Governor-General inspires Campaign Rio Team

29 April 2014

RIO 2016: The Campaign Rio team has echoed the sentiments delivered by the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) in an address to Olympic and Paralympic coaches and performance leaders in Sydney today.

Australians appointed to key IOC posts

Australians appointed to key IOC posts

2 April 2014

AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee and IOC Vice President, John Coates, will head-up two key Commissions on the IOC.

Australian delegation visit Youth Olympic Games city

Australian delegation visit Youth Olympic Games city

24 March 2014

NANJING 2014: Australian Olympic medallists Susie O’Neill (Swimming) and Jessica Fox (Canoe/Kayak) are in Nanjing, China this week for official meetings prior to the start of the second summer Youth Olympic Games, taking place in the city from 16 – 28 August 2014.

Greg Brough passes away aged 62

Greg Brough passes away aged 62

11 March 2014

SWIMMING: The first Australian Olympic medallist from the Gold Coast, Greg Brough, has passed away on Sunday at the age of 63.

Australian equestrian pioneer dies

Australian equestrian pioneer dies

4 March 2014

EQUESTRIAN: Smack bang in the middle of NSW, a chance encounter with a drover over a paddock fence linked Bridget Hyem to Olympic glory.

Statement from Coates on terrorist activity in Russia

Statement from Coates on terrorist activity in Russia

31 December 2013

The AOC joins IOC President Thomas Bach in condemning these cowardly acts and in expressing our condolences to the Russian people.

Coates Olympic Influence Rises

Coates Olympic Influence Rises

30 December 2013

AOC President John Coates has been ranked at the seventh most influential person in the Olympic Movement by Around The Rings.

2013 in Olympic headlines & what to expect in 2014

2013 in Olympic headlines & what to expect in 2014

24 December 2013

OLYMPIC: In years squashed between a Summer and Winter Olympics, you get a wonderful blend of inspiration. From the slopes of Austria to the Australian shores, you don't have to look far to see Australian athletes striving for excellence. Relive the #ASPIREtoSochi #ASPIREtoNanjing #RoadtoRio magic of 2013!

Top female athletes meet corporates

Top female athletes meet corporates

23 December 2013

Australia’s top female athletes have declared the inaugural Australian Sports Commission’s Women Achievers in Sport lunch a success and a great step towards attracting more corporate support for women’s sport.

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

Rio Olympic Village

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Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.