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IOC awards seven Australian Olympians education funding to help post-sporting transition

IOC awards seven Australian Olympians education funding to help post-sporting transition

13 December 2017

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.

Olympians bring festive cheer to RCH Pratt’s Party for Kids

Olympians bring festive cheer to RCH Pratt’s Party for Kids

1 December 2017

Nine Australian Olympians helped bring laughter and joy to Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital yesterday at the Pratt Foundation’s Party for Kids.

Coates pays tribute to Olympic great Gillian Rolton

Coates pays tribute to Olympic great Gillian Rolton

27 November 2017

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.

Vale Gillian Rolton

Vale Gillian Rolton

18 November 2017

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Gillian Rolton OAM has passed away aged 61 after a two-year battle with endometrial cancer.

Nicole Livingstone stepsdown from AOC Executive

Nicole Livingstone stepsdown from AOC Executive

17 November 2017

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.

Statement regarding AOC v Telstra judgment

Statement regarding AOC v Telstra judgment

25 October 2017

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.

AOC signs agreement with AFP for safety and security advice

AOC signs agreement with AFP for safety and security advice

17 October 2017

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.

AOC Organisational Restructure and Mr Mike Tancred

AOC Organisational Restructure and Mr Mike Tancred

14 September 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) announced today the first stage of an organisational restructure.

Statement by the AOC Executive on Mike Tancred

Statement by the AOC Executive on Mike Tancred

1 September 2017

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.

Ian Chesterman appointed Chef de Mission for Tokyo 2020

Ian Chesterman appointed Chef de Mission for Tokyo 2020

24 August 2017

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.

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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.