AOC News

AOC Vice President Helen Brownlee at the Sydney Cricket Ground on 27 October, 2014.

AOC: Australian Olympic Committee Vice President, Helen Brownlee, has capped off a fascinating day one at the Asia Pacific World Sport and Women (APWSW) Conference with an impassioned keynote address.

How 220 = Top 5

23 October 2014
Silver medallist Sam Willoughby of Australia celebrates during the medal ceremony for the Men's BMX Cycling Final on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the BMX Track on August 10, 2012 in London, England.

RIO 2016: Leading into the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, there has never been a stronger alliance between the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).

Margaret and Gough Whitlam during their lobbying for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games in Africa in 1993. With their help Sydney defeated Beijing by 45 votes to 43.

Among the many triumphs Gough Whitlam had during his life, the former Prime Minister played a vital role in winning the 2000 Olympic Games bid for Sydney- an event that shaped the nation.

AOC President John Coates speaking at the Senate enquiry into Anti-Doping Legislation.

DOPING: Australia's Olympics chief has urged all sporting bodies to bring their anti-drugs codes up to world standard or risk not being able to participate in major events.

AOC President John Coates in Sydney after returning from Buenos Aires where he was elected IOC Vice President.

AOC: Australia's Olympics chief John Coates believes delaying the adoption of a world anti-drugs policy could put at risk the nation's participation in major sports events.

AOC President John Coates speaks during the Australian Olympic Committee Annual General Meeting at Museum of Contemporary Art on May 10, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

AOC: John Coates will appear at a Senate Inquiry in Canberra on Friday where he will support tougher bans for drug cheats and a targeted campaign to rid sport of corrupt athlete associates.

Kim Crow of Australia after winning the bronze medal in the Women's Single Sculls Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 4, 2012 in Windsor, England.

ROWING: Olympic medallist Kim Crow has hit out at drug cheats saying “dopers have stolen the innocence of sport. Dopers have cast a shadow over our entire sporting population”.

John Coates of the AOC shakes hands with the victorious Australian Men's Four crew during the Rowing World Cup at the Sydney International Rowing Centre on March 30, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

AOC President John Coates has retired from his position as the Oceania Representative on the Council of the World’s Governing body (FISA) after 22 years of service

Kevan Gosper, President of Oceania National Olympic Committee speaks during an official Maori welcome to the Oceania National Olympic Committee General Assemly for Jacques Rogge, President of the IOC at the Millennium Hotel on March 31, 2009 in Queenstown, New Zealand.

COACHING: Kevan Gosper learned the value of quality coaching during a 57-year involvement with the Olympic movement.

Nick Green Chef de Mission

CYCLING: The Australian Olympic Committee congratulates Executive Member and 2012 Team Chef de Mission Nick Green OAM on his appointment as the new Chief Executive Officer of Cycling Australia.