NANJING 2014: Australian Olympic medallists Susie O’Neill (Swimming) and Jessica Fox (Canoe/Kayak) are in Nanjing, China this week for official meetings prior to the start of the second summer Youth Olympic Games, taking place in the city from 16 – 28 August 2014.
The AOC joins IOC President Thomas Bach in condemning these cowardly acts and in expressing our condolences to the Russian people.
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!
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.
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.
MODERN PENTATHLON: Kitty Chiller, 2016 Australian Chef de Mission, has been appointed to the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) 'Sport for All' Commission.