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Olympic results have bottomed: Coates

Olympic results have bottomed: Coates

18 December 2013

AOC: The President of the AOC John Coates believes performances by Australia’s Olympic athletes have “bottomed” and results will improve as we get closer to the 2016 Rio Games.

Chef Chiller on new Commission

Chef Chiller on new Commission

18 December 2013

MODERN PENTATHLON: Kitty Chiller, 2016 Australian Chef de Mission, has been appointed to the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) 'Sport for All' Commission.

Olympic Family Mourns Loss of Nelson Mendela

Olympic Family Mourns Loss of Nelson Mendela

7 December 2013

The Olympic Movement has paid tribute to the late Nelson Mandela with IOC President Thomas Bach describing him as a “hero of humanity”.

Vikelas Plaque awarded to Australian Olympic Historians

Vikelas Plaque awarded to Australian Olympic Historians

5 December 2013

AOC: Some of the most knowledgable Olympic heads in the world have come together at the Australian Olympic Committee headquarters in Sydney to make a special presentation to two outstanding Australians.

BK encourages students to wear school uniform

BK encourages students to wear school uniform

2 December 2013

Australia’s iconic sporting mascot, the Boxing Kangaroo, is now an incentive to primary students to wear their school uniform

Gold standard evening for Murray Rose

Gold standard evening for Murray Rose

27 November 2013

AOC: Imagine a room where you have Ian Thorpe and Herb Elliot deep in conversation; a table away three budding young 1500m swimmers are hanging on to Grant Hackett’s every word; Dawn Fraser is on the other side of the room reminiscing with teammates John Konrads and Sandra Morgan-Beavis; and London 2012 K4 gold medallist David Smith is down the back getting his Murray Rose book signed by 1956 and 1960 swim team captain John Devitt.

BK Medallion awarded to primary students

BK Medallion awarded to primary students

27 November 2013

As another calendar year draws to a close, schools across the country are entering the final few weeks of Term 4. Tests are being conducted, Christmas craft is in abundance and the BK Award is being distributed to well deserving recipients.

Coates, Thorpe lead 20 Olympic Champions at Murray Rose Tribute Dinner

Coates, Thorpe lead 20 Olympic Champions at Murray Rose Tribute Dinner

26 November 2013

AOC: Australian swimming legend, Murray Rose AM was honoured and celebrated at an exclusive Tribute Dinner in his namesake on Tuesday 26 November 2013 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.

Cate Campbell joins AOC Athletes' Commission

Cate Campbell joins AOC Athletes' Commission

25 November 2013

AOC:Olympic gold medallist Cate Campbell has joined the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Athletes’ Commission, after the proposal was accepted at the AOC Executive Meeting in Melbourne on Friday.

Alcohol Not Banned But Disruptive Behaviour Is: Chiller

Alcohol Not Banned But Disruptive Behaviour Is: Chiller

19 November 2013

2016 Australian Olympic Team Chef de Mission, Kitty Chiller explained the Alcohol Position Statement to media in Sydney today.

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.