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Team Leaders introduced for Rio 2016

Team Leaders introduced for Rio 2016

30 April 2014

AOC: In a new move, Team Leaders have been appointed to the Australian Olympic Team for the 2016 Rio Games to boost performance and enforce the culture and values of the Olympic Movement.

Rio 'worse than Athens' - Coates

Rio 'worse than Athens' - Coates

29 April 2014

RIO 2016: The AOC President and IOC Vice President, John Coates, has described Rio’s preparations for the 2016 Olympics as “the worst I have experienced” and “worse than Athens” (2004).

Governor-General inspires Campaign Rio Team

Governor-General inspires Campaign Rio Team

29 April 2014

RIO 2016: The Campaign Rio team has echoed the sentiments delivered by the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) in an address to Olympic and Paralympic coaches and performance leaders in Sydney today.

Australians appointed to key IOC posts

Australians appointed to key IOC posts

2 April 2014

AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee and IOC Vice President, John Coates, will head-up two key Commissions on the IOC.

Australian delegation visit Youth Olympic Games city

Australian delegation visit Youth Olympic Games city

24 March 2014

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.

Greg Brough passes away aged 62

Greg Brough passes away aged 62

11 March 2014

SWIMMING: The first Australian Olympic medallist from the Gold Coast, Greg Brough, has passed away on Sunday at the age of 63.

Australian equestrian pioneer dies

Australian equestrian pioneer dies

4 March 2014

EQUESTRIAN: Smack bang in the middle of NSW, a chance encounter with a drover over a paddock fence linked Bridget Hyem to Olympic glory.

Statement from Coates on terrorist activity in Russia

Statement from Coates on terrorist activity in Russia

31 December 2013

The AOC joins IOC President Thomas Bach in condemning these cowardly acts and in expressing our condolences to the Russian people.

Coates Olympic Influence Rises

Coates Olympic Influence Rises

30 December 2013

AOC President John Coates has been ranked at the seventh most influential person in the Olympic Movement by Around The Rings.

Journey to Rio - Laetisha Scanlan

2016 Triathlon Team announced

Did you know?

Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.