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Asia our future says AOC President

Asia our future says AOC President

22 February 2017

Australia debuted at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan this week and, according to AOC President John Coates, it is just the beginning of Australia’s increasing involvement in Asia.

15 years since Bradbury's historic gold

15 years since Bradbury's historic gold

16 February 2017

One this day, 15 years ago, Australia won its first ever individual Olympic winter gold medal.

Australia’s oldest living Olympian debuted 61 years ago - Part 2

Australia’s oldest living Olympian debuted 61 years ago - Part 2

13 February 2017

This month, Australia’s oldest living Olympian, Frank Prihoda, made his Olympic debut at the 1956 winter Games in Italy.

Tokyo 2020 welcomes National Olympic Committes

Tokyo 2020 welcomes National Olympic Committes

8 February 2017

Tokyo 2020 concluded today its first National Olympic Committee (NOC) Open Days event, hosting delegations from 13 NOCs. Their visit was aimed at reviewing and showcasing the progress made in preparations for the Games and ensuring the best possible conditions are made available for the athletes during the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Williams inspires in East Arnhem Land

Williams inspires in East Arnhem Land

7 February 2017

It might be almost five years on from winning Paralympic gold in London but Annabelle Williams is still doing her best to inspire Australians to do everything they can to achieve their goals.

Freshwater honours for Nugget May

Freshwater honours for Nugget May

29 January 2017

Norman May’s famous gold medal call from the 1980 Moscow Olympics echoed around Sydney’s Freshwater Beach today as the Surf Lifesaving community honoured one of its greatest members.

Australia Day 2017

Australia Day 2017

27 January 2017

Australian Olympians took to social media yesterday to reflect on what it means to wear the green and gold on the international sporting stage and represent their country in the sport they love.

OAM for 2006 Olympic Winter Gold Medallist

OAM for 2006 Olympic Winter Gold Medallist

26 January 2017

The Australia Day Honours List include Mr Dale Nygel Begg-Smith who has received a Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division for his Services to Sport.

Olympians awarded top Australia Day Honours

Olympians awarded top Australia Day Honours

26 January 2017

Olympic rowing gold medallist, Kim Brennan, and our golden Women’s 7s rugby team are among 22 Olympic athletes included on the Australia Day Honours list.

A partnership agreement between the AOC and ASC

A partnership agreement between the AOC and ASC

13 January 2017

The President of the AOC, John Coates AC has today responded to a proposal received 21 December 2016 from ASC Chair, John Wylie AM for a partnership agreement between their two bodies.

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American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).

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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.