AOC News

(L-R) Danielle Woodward, Nicole Livingstone and Kitty Chiller.

AOC: Women will play a key role in the running of the Olympic Movement in Australia in the future following a massive shift in the gender balance on the Executive (Board) of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).

Vale Rod Allen

2 April 2013
Rod Allen, Manager of the AOC's London 2012 Main Press Centre Team.

VALE: We are deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of our friend and colleague Rod Allen.

Australian rowers prepare for the National Rowing Selection Trials at Penrith International Regatta Centre on March 27, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

The Olympic family is saddened by the passing of 1952 Olympian Ernest Chapman at the age of 86.

Chat to a Champ

In a small Victorian country town, just north of the Grampians, fifty primary school students are eagerly waiting to chat with the two-time Olympic triathlete Courtney Atkinson.

Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates speaks at the Australian Olympic Committee 2012 Olympic Games team flag bearer announcement at the Stratford Westfield Southern Lounge on July 26, 2012 in London, England.

AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), John Coates, fully supports the new governance standards announced today by Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Chair John Wylie.

ASPIRE- The Australian Olympic Team Values: Attitude; Sportsmanship; Pride; Individual Responsibility; Respect; Express Yourself.

AOC: Olympic sports, the AOC and AIS need to address “culture and Team values” as they prepare athletes for the 2016 Games in Rio.

AOC President John Coates speaking at the Senate enquiry into Anti-Doping Legislation.

DOPING: Proposed changes to increase the investigative powers of ASADA will be debated in the Federal Parliament today.

Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates speaks at the Australian Olympic Committee 2012 Olympic Games team flag bearer announcement at the Stratford Westfield Southern Lounge on July 26, 2012 in London, England.

DOPING: National Olympic boss John Coates says publicity surrounding the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) report into doping and potential crime links has clouded the worldwide reputation of Australia sport.

(L-R) AOC President John Coates, President of IOC Olympic Solidarity, Sheikh Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, and NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell cut the ribbon at the opening of the plaque at the new Australian Olympic Committee Offices at the Museum of Contemporary Art on March 6, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

AOC: With the start of the new Olympic cycle underway, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has today officially opened its new office in Sydney’s Circular Quay.

AOC President John Coates presents ANOC President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah with an Olympic Merit from the Australian Olympic Committee.

AOC: His Excellency Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, President of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), has been awarded an Olympic Merit from the Australian Olympic Committee.