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Olympic Order awarded to Helen Brownlee

Olympic Order awarded to Helen Brownlee

5 May 2015

The Vice President of the AOC, Helen Brownlee, has been awarded the Olympic Order for her contribution to world sport and her dedication to upholding the Olympic ideals.

Bach enthusiastic for Brisbane and rules out joint city bid

Bach enthusiastic for Brisbane and rules out joint city bid

30 April 2015

2028 BID: IOC President Thomas Bach has ruled out a joint bid from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane for the 2028 Olympic Games but remains enthusiastic for a Brisbane bid that would encompass the region of south-east Queensland.

Social wrap: IOC President Thomas Bach visits Australia

Social wrap: IOC President Thomas Bach visits Australia

30 April 2015

Catch up on the social coverage of IOC President Thomas Bach's visit to Australia.

Bach ‘very satisfied’ with ‘emotional’ day in Australia

Bach ‘very satisfied’ with ‘emotional’ day in Australia

29 April 2015

AOC: IOC President Thomas Bach had not been to Australia since the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and it took no time at all to ‘really feel at home again amongst friends’.

Olympics boss talks up 2028 Games bid

Olympics boss talks up 2028 Games bid

29 April 2015

IOC president Thomas Bach says Australia's famous love of sport gives it a great chance of hosting the 2028 Olympics, if an expected bid from south-east Queensland eventuates.

Bach meets Prime Minister and tours Sydney Olympic Park

Bach meets Prime Minister and tours Sydney Olympic Park

29 April 2015

AOC: IOC President Thomas Bach has had a busy day in Australia meeting with the most powerful man in the country Prime Minister Tony Abbott and talking about a potential future Olympic bid and the legacy of Sydney 2000 with other important dignitaries.

IOC President coming to Australia to discuss future Olympic bids

IOC President coming to Australia to discuss future Olympic bids

27 April 2015

IOC President Thomas Bach is coming to Australia this week to hold a series of high-powered meetings

Weekend wrap - 27 April 2015

Weekend wrap - 27 April 2015

27 April 2015

It was another huge weekend on the #RoadtoRio for Australian athletes, including the Sailing World Cup Hyeres and Canoe/Kayak slalom Junior World Championships.

Australian Olympic fans can now request tickets for Rio 2016

Australian Olympic fans can now request tickets for Rio 2016

23 April 2015

The Australian public can now request tickets to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the first Olympic Games to be held in South America.

Remembering Australian Olympians enlisted in World War I

Remembering Australian Olympians enlisted in World War I

23 April 2015

AOC: On the centenary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli, the Australian Olympic Committee has compiled the following list of Olympians who enlisted in WW I to recognise their service to the country

Journey to Rio: Isaac Kapa and Chris McHugh

Indigenous Recognition at AOC 2015 AGM

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.