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New Restrictions on Alcohol Consumption

New Restrictions on Alcohol Consumption

19 November 2013

The AOC has made public the new restrictions on the consumption of alcohol for members of future Australian Olympic Teams including athletes and officials.

Marjorie Jackson to be inducted to the IAAF Hall of Fame

Marjorie Jackson to be inducted to the IAAF Hall of Fame

15 November 2013

ATHLETICS: Marjorie Jackson, the first Australian female ever to set an athletics world record, will join her equally impressive compatriot Betty Cuthbert in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Hall of Fame.

Coates congratulates Ryan on Presidency

Coates congratulates Ryan on Presidency

11 November 2013

AOC President John Coates has congratulated Gerry Ryan on his appointment as Cycling Australia President.

Crow continues women's dominance with international award

Crow continues women's dominance with international award

8 November 2013

ROWING: The great run of sporting success of Australia’s women continues with rower Kim Crow named female athlete of the year by the International Rowing Federation (FISA).

AOC Bans Alcohol in the Rio Village

AOC Bans Alcohol in the Rio Village

24 October 2013

The Australian section of the Olympic Village in Rio will be an alcohol free zone.

AIS Partnership Crucial to Games Success in Rio: Coates

AIS Partnership Crucial to Games Success in Rio: Coates

23 October 2013

RIO 2016: The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) needs to be “inside the tent” if the Australian Olympic Team is to achieve a top five finish on the medal tally at the 2016 Rio Games according to the President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) John Coates.

Campaign Rio launches

Campaign Rio launches

23 October 2013

RIO 2016: The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) today launched a partnership aimed at ensuring Australian athletes had the best possible planning and preparation ahead of the Rio Games.

Olympian visits Killara Public School

Olympian visits Killara Public School

21 October 2013

Never give up, never stop believing in yourself and your dreams,

Coates meets Japanese Ambassador as focus falls on the athletes

Coates meets Japanese Ambassador as focus falls on the athletes

17 October 2013

AOC: The Japanese Ambassador to Australia, Mr Yoshitaka Akimoto, has met with AOC President John Coates in Sydney to congratulate him on his appointment as Chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Coates to Chair Tokyo 2020 Commission

Coates to Chair Tokyo 2020 Commission

17 October 2013

Australia's IOC vice-president John Coates has been appointed chairman of the coordination commission for the 2020 Games in Tokyo.

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).