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The Rio dream ignited by legends

The Rio dream ignited by legends

19 November 2014

RIO2016: There was a buzz in the air, a steely determination and plenty of laughs at the first IGNITE session for Australia's Rio 2016 Olympic hopefuls in Sydney.

Aussie Fox helps shape Agenda 2020

Aussie Fox helps shape Agenda 2020

19 November 2014

IOC: Australian Olympic kayaker Jessica Fox has played a part in the launch of Agenda 2020- the International Olympic Committee’s road map for the future of the Games.

AOC Launches Road to Rio Program

AOC Launches Road to Rio Program

18 November 2014

RIO 2016: Some 21 months out from the Rio Olympic Games in 2016, the Australian Olympic Committee today launched Road to Rio: IGNITE in Sydney.

Parliament approves anti-doping code to align with world authority

Parliament approves anti-doping code to align with world authority

17 November 2014

DOPING: Australia's anti-doping body will be given boosted powers to crack down on drugs in sport. Legislation to bring ASADA in line with the WADA cleared parliament on Monday.

World Class to World Best

World Class to World Best

12 November 2014

RIO 2016: Being competition ready and in the right mindset for the Rio Games in 2016 are the themes of Australia's third annual high performance sports conference - World Class to World Best.

Combating child abuse a high priority - Coates

Combating child abuse a high priority - Coates

9 November 2014

AOC: All coaches, staff and officials must undergo a mandatory Working with Children Check before they can join the Australian Olympic Team at the 2016 Rio Games.

Vale Jackie Fairweather

Vale Jackie Fairweather

4 November 2014

TRIATHLON/ ATHLETICS: The Australian Olympic Committee mourns the passing of Jackie Fairweather (née Gallagher), who represented Australia at the highest level in Triathlon and then Athletics.

Sportscraft Announced as Official Supplier to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team

Sportscraft Announced as Official Supplier to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team

29 October 2014

AOT: Sportscraft has been announced as the Official Supplier of Opening Ceremony and formal uniforms to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team, designing the symbolic apparel for Australia's most accomplished athletes for the 7th time.

Vale Doug Laing and Bill Orchard

Vale Doug Laing and Bill Orchard

28 October 2014

WATER POLO: The Olympic community is in mourning following the passing of two time Olympian and former senior national team goalkeeper Doug Laing.

Brownlee backs women in sport

Brownlee backs women in sport

27 October 2014

AOC: Australian Olympic Committee Vice President, Helen Brownlee, has capped off a fascinating day one at the Asia Pacific World Sport and Women (APWSW) Conference with an impassioned keynote address.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.