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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

APN Outdoor joins the Australian Olympic Team Partner Family

APN Outdoor joins the Australian Olympic Team Partner Family

1 February 2016

APN Outdoor joins the Australian Olympic Team Partner Family announcing long term partnership today in Sydney.

Health of Rio Team paramount

Health of Rio Team paramount

27 January 2016

The AOC has a clear and unequivocal focus on the safety and welfare of members of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team.

Coates pays tribute to Bob Oatley

Coates pays tribute to Bob Oatley

11 January 2016

AOC President John Coates has paid tribute to the late Bob Oatley for his support of the Olympic Sailing Team and Yachting Australia.

Optus secures multi-year Olympic partnership

Optus secures multi-year Olympic partnership

16 December 2015

Optus and the AOC have announced a 10-year agreement that sees Optus become the official telecommunications partner of the Australian Olympic team.

Coates pays tribute to Games' high achiever

Coates pays tribute to Games' high achiever

9 December 2015

The Olympic Movement in Australia, and abroad, is mourning the loss of Bob Leece who played a key role in the success of the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000.

Triathlon selection announcement

2016 Triathlon Team announced

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.