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CAS upholds IAAF appeals against Russian athletes

CAS upholds IAAF appeals against Russian athletes

24 March 2016

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld six appeals filed by the IAAF against Russian athletes.

Kinsela giving back to next generation

Kinsela giving back to next generation

24 March 2016

Dual Olympian John Kinsela is giving back to the youth of Australia after competing at two Olympics and serving his country at war.

VALE Pat Geraghty

VALE Pat Geraghty

23 March 2016

The Australian Olympic Committee is saddened to learn of the passing of Pat Geraghty.

Coates to assist the child abuse Royal Commission

Coates to assist the child abuse Royal Commission

18 March 2016

AOC President John Coates has been invited to appear before the Royal Commission into child abuse to outline the AOC's strict child protection policies.

Sport provides refugee with a new beginning in Australia

Sport provides refugee with a new beginning in Australia

9 March 2016

Arash Arian arrived in Australia in 2010 on a small boat after fleeing Afghanistan. He had no family, he could not speak English, Arash knew no-one.

Olympians and Paralympians bring inclusive message to historic Mardi Gras

Olympians and Paralympians bring inclusive message to historic Mardi Gras

4 March 2016

The 2016 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on Saturday will be the first time a float full of Olympians, Paralympians and their supporters has been entered in the annual event

Vale Sarah Tait

Vale Sarah Tait

3 March 2016

Champion rower, Sarah Tait, has lost her battle with cancer and passed away.

John Coates pays tribute to Arthur Tunstall OBE

John Coates pays tribute to Arthur Tunstall OBE

12 February 2016

John Coates, has paid tribute to the late Arthur Tunstall for his dedication and unique contribution to Australian sport and the Olympic Movement.

Emily Arthur announced as flag bearer for Youth Olympic Team

Emily Arthur announced as flag bearer for Youth Olympic Team

12 February 2016

Snowboarder Emily Arthur has been selected to carry the Australian flag at the Opening Ceremony of the second Winter Youth Olympic Games.

First athletes arrive for Youth Olympics

First athletes arrive for Youth Olympics

9 February 2016

TEAM: The first Australian athletes have arrived at the Youth Olympic Village in Lillehammer, as the hours tick down until the spectacular Opening Ceremony

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Qantas Welcome Home Ceremony

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).