A host of Australian athletes have been awarded Olympic solidarity funding from the IOC to assist them in their bid to make a successful transition into their post-athletic careers.
Nine Australian Olympians helped bring laughter and joy to Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital yesterday at the Pratt Foundation’s Party for Kids.
Gillian Rolton was an Olympic great – winning two Olympic Gold medals as a member of our 3-day equestrian event team in Barcelona 1992 with Matt Ryan, Andrew Hoy and David Green and again in Atlanta in 1996 with Andrew, Philip Dutton and Wendy Schaeffer, with her much loved Peppermint Grove.
Swimming Olympian Nicole Livingstone today announced she is stepping down from her position as Executive member of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), effective immediately, after announcing she will take up a position with the AFL as Head of Women’s Football.
Prior to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, the AOC commenced proceedings against Telstra in relation to an extensive marketing campaign promoting the availability of live events streamed from the Rio Olympics.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has signed an agreement with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to provide advice on the security and safety for all the Teams the AOC will send away through to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Following the determination of the complaint made by Fiona de Jong against Mike Tancred, the AOC Executive resolved to delegate the determination of any other complaints against him to an Independent Committee.
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Vice President Ian Chesterman has been appointed Chef de Mission for the Australian Olympic Team for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team
Did you know?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).
Did you know?
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.