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Gosper pleads for return of 1954 medal

Gosper pleads for return of 1954 medal

15 September 2014

Kevan Gosper, the quarter-mile champion at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, recently discovered his prized medal was missing when he returned home from spinal surgery.

ASADA welcomes AOC anti-doping efforts

ASADA welcomes AOC anti-doping efforts

28 August 2014

AOC: The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority welcomes the initiative by the President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, in comprehensively embracing the revised World Anti-Doping Code (the Code).

Coates targets athlete's entourage - 'A scourge on sport'

Coates targets athlete's entourage - 'A scourge on sport'

25 August 2014

DOPING: John Coates has embraced the new WADA Code and commenced moves preventing Rio-bound athletes from dealing with coaches, trainers, sports scientists and other support personnel who have violated anti-doping rules.

First time for Australia at Pacific Games

First time for Australia at Pacific Games

19 August 2014

TEAM: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has accepted an invitation to send a Team to compete in the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea.

Member sports must be 2015 WADA Code compliant: Coates

Member sports must be 2015 WADA Code compliant: Coates

18 August 2014

AOC: John Coates has advised all Olympic sporting organisations of proposed changes to the AOC’s Anti-Doping Rules and their need to be compliant with the new WADA Code which comes into effect on January 1st 2015.

IOC and Samsung extend Partnership through to 2020

IOC and Samsung extend Partnership through to 2020

17 August 2014

Samsung has extended its worldwide sponsorship of the Olympic Games through until 2020 and becomes the 11th TOP Partner to do so.

Fiona de Jong named AOC Secretary General

Fiona de Jong named AOC Secretary General

7 August 2014

AOC: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) today appointed Ms Fiona de Jong as its new Secretary General assuming the role of chief administrative and financial officer.

AOC aims for top-five finish in Rio

AOC aims for top-five finish in Rio

5 August 2014

RIO 2016: Leading Australian Olympic officials say a top-five finish in the 2016 Rio medalcount is difficult but achievable, with probably double the gold medals won in London needed to make it happen.

Two years until Australia marches at the Rio Olympic Games

Two years until Australia marches at the Rio Olympic Games

5 August 2014

RIO 2016: The 5th of August 2014 is an exciting day as it marks two years until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Ian Baker-Finch joins Australian Olympic Team

Ian Baker-Finch joins Australian Olympic Team

5 August 2014

RIO 2016: Australian Olympic Team Chef de Mission, Kitty Chiller has used the two-years-to Rio countdown to name the next crop of Team Leaders for the 2016 Olympic Games, headlined by golfing great and 1991 winner of The Open, Ian Baker-Finch.

Boxers ready to rumble in Rio

Inside the Rio Athletes' Village and the Edge

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.