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