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Statement from Coates on terrorist activity in Russia

Statement from Coates on terrorist activity in Russia

31 December 2013

The AOC joins IOC President Thomas Bach in condemning these cowardly acts and in expressing our condolences to the Russian people.

Coates Olympic Influence Rises

Coates Olympic Influence Rises

30 December 2013

AOC President John Coates has been ranked at the seventh most influential person in the Olympic Movement by Around The Rings.

2013 in Olympic headlines & what to expect in 2014

2013 in Olympic headlines & what to expect in 2014

24 December 2013

OLYMPIC: In years squashed between a Summer and Winter Olympics, you get a wonderful blend of inspiration. From the slopes of Austria to the Australian shores, you don't have to look far to see Australian athletes striving for excellence. Relive the #ASPIREtoSochi #ASPIREtoNanjing #RoadtoRio magic of 2013!

Top female athletes meet corporates

Top female athletes meet corporates

23 December 2013

Australia’s top female athletes have declared the inaugural Australian Sports Commission’s Women Achievers in Sport lunch a success and a great step towards attracting more corporate support for women’s sport.

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

Michael Rogers receives Athens bronze medal

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.