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Steve Hooker elected AOC Athletes Commission Chair

Steve Hooker elected AOC Athletes Commission Chair

17 October 2016

Beijing 2008 Olympic Champion and three-time Olympian Steve Hooker has been elected as Chair of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission.

Mark Arbib elected to the AOC Executive

Mark Arbib elected to the AOC Executive

13 October 2016

The Hon Mark Arbib, a former Senator and Federal Minister for Sport and the current President of Athletics Australia, is joining the Executive of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC)

AOC Chief Executive Officer moving on

AOC Chief Executive Officer moving on

10 October 2016

After 12 years and 10 Olympic campaigns Fiona de Jong has today announced she is moving on from Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).

Olympians inspire NSW Pierre de Coubertin recipients

Olympians inspire NSW Pierre de Coubertin recipients

23 September 2016

90 New South Wales secondary students have received the Pierre de Coubertin award today.

Three fresh faces on Athletes' Commission

Three fresh faces on Athletes' Commission

19 September 2016

Members of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team have voted three new faces onto the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission, to serve as the voice of Australian Olympians over the next four years.

Ian Chesterman elected a Vice President of the AOC

Ian Chesterman elected a Vice President of the AOC

12 September 2016

Ian Chesterman has been elected a Vice President of the AOC.

AOC Vice-President Peter Montgomery retires

AOC Vice-President Peter Montgomery retires

6 September 2016

AOC Vice-President Peter Montgomery has announced his retirement from the AOC.

Welcome home celebrations wrap up in Canberra

Welcome home celebrations wrap up in Canberra

6 September 2016

The Australian Olympic Team’s national welcome home celebrations have wrapped up with an action packed tour of Canberra on Monday.

Tributes flow for Midget Farrally

Tributes flow for Midget Farrally

8 August 2016

In a week when surfing was accepted as an Olympic sport, Australia lost a legend of the sport, Bernard “Midget” Farrelly.

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.