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Uniroos Team to benefit from Olympic experience

Uniroos Team to benefit from Olympic experience

18 May 2017

The Australian Summer Universiade team has previously seen the likes of Catherine Skinner, Annabelle Smith and Dane Bird-Smith don the green and gold for their nation and university, prior to becoming Rio 2016 Olympic medallists.

Allan Lawrence 1930 - 2017

Allan Lawrence 1930 - 2017

16 May 2017

Sad news today with the passing of Australia’s dual Olympian Allan Lawrence.

AOC President John Coates reacts to federal budget

AOC President John Coates reacts to federal budget

9 May 2017

In reaction to the sports funding of the Federal Budget handed down tonight AOC President, John Coates, made the following comments.

Mike Coleman awarded Harry Gordon Memorial Award

Mike Coleman awarded Harry Gordon Memorial Award

6 May 2017

Courier Mail journalist Mike Colman has been awarded the inaugural Harry Gordon Memorial Award for Olympic Journalism at the 2017 Australian Olympic Committee AGM.

John Coates re-elected AOC President

John Coates re-elected AOC President

6 May 2017

John Coates has been re-elected President of the Australian Olympic Committee following a vote at this morning’s AGM.

AOC Athletes’ Commission Voting Process for the AOC Elections

AOC Athletes’ Commission Voting Process for the AOC Elections

28 April 2017

The AOC elections will take place on 6 May 2017 at the Annual General Meeting. The AOC Athletes Commission will cast two votes.

Statement by the AOC Executive

Statement by the AOC Executive

26 April 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Executive met this evening to discuss a complaint made by Ms Fiona de Jong regarding the alleged conduct of Mr Mike Tancred.

Remembering Australian Olympians enlisted in World War I

Remembering Australian Olympians enlisted in World War I

25 April 2017

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

On this day: The birth of the modern Olympics

On this day: The birth of the modern Olympics

6 April 2017

On this day, 121 years ago, the first Modern Olympic Games were officially opened in its ancient birthplace of Athens.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

Did you know?

Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.