The 2012 Australian Olympic Team received a friendly welcome home from the City of Darwin today in typical Northern Territory style – excited crowds, blistering heat and even a crocodile or two.
Members of the Australian Olympic Team will be asked to sign a statutory declaration saying they have no doping history under a new proposal put forward by the President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), John Coates.
RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) congratulates The Honourable Mark Arbib on his review into the governance of the Australian Rugby Union (ARU).
Australian International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Kevan Gosper has been awarded an Honorary Professorship at the Renmin University of China this week in Beijing.
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President, John Coates, has again called for stronger investigative powers, including the authority to compel witnesses to give evidence, as part of the fight against illegal doping in sport.
AOC: The new chair of the AOC Athletes’ Commission, Kim Crow, says the group will focus on athlete behaviour and look at ways to lift standards heading into the 2016 Rio Olympics and beyond.
HOCKEY: The Australian women defeated the USA 6-1 in the final of the FIH Champions Challenge event in Ireland overnight, securing automatic qualification into the 2014 Champions Trophy featuring the best eight teams in the world.
Two sports, cycling and athletics, have representatives on the AOC Athletes’ Commission for the first time since its inception in 1985.
The Australian Olympic Committee is pleased to announce that the following athletes have been elected onto the AOC’s Athlete’s Commission, following voting by team members at the London Games.
VALE – DR BRIAN SANDO
1936 - 2012
After a long battle against illness, Dr Brian Sando died at home in Adelaide, aged 76.