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Peter Norman not shunned by AOC

Peter Norman not shunned by AOC

6 November 2015

Peter Norman’s performance at the Mexico 1968 Olympic Games to win silver in the 200m and then support the black salute from American gold and bronze medallists, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, will forever give him a place in Olympic folklore.

Olympian Natalie Cook appointed to World Olympians Association Board

Olympian Natalie Cook appointed to World Olympians Association Board

28 October 2015

Five-time Australian Olympian Natalie Cook has been appointed to the World Olympians Association Board as a representative of the Oceania Region.

Pearson draws motivation at I Support Women In Sport awards

Pearson draws motivation at I Support Women In Sport awards

28 October 2015

Sally Pearson said she has drawn motivation from a host of other female sporting stars at the Australian Health I Support Women In Sports awards.

Rowing Australia renames Training Centre in honour of Reinhold Batschi

Rowing Australia renames Training Centre in honour of Reinhold Batschi

23 October 2015

Rowing Australia has officially renamed its National Training Centre in Canberra after former Olympic rowing coach Reinhold Batschi OAM.

Helen Brownlee inducted into Sport Australia Hall of Fame

Helen Brownlee inducted into Sport Australia Hall of Fame

22 October 2015

Australia Olympic Committee Vice-President Helen Brownlee OAM has been inducted as a General Member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

Carracher joins AOC Executive

Carracher joins AOC Executive

21 October 2015

The President of Volleyball Australia and leading businessman, Craig Carracher, has been appointed to the Executive of the Australian Olympic Committee.

Helen Brownlee to join Sport Australia Hall of Fame

Helen Brownlee to join Sport Australia Hall of Fame

14 October 2015

Australian Olympic Committee Vice President Helen Brownlee OAM will be inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

Royal Commission calls for information about child sexual abuse in sporting clubs

Royal Commission calls for information about child sexual abuse in sporting clubs

15 September 2015

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse would like to hear from anyone who has information regarding child sexual abuse in sporting clubs or associations.

 Sydney 2000 – the time of our lives 15 years ago

Sydney 2000 – the time of our lives 15 years ago

13 September 2015

15 years on from Sydney 2000 we reflect on the joy and excitement of hosting the Olympic Games and the lasting memories generated on and off the field of play.

John Coates - Sydney 2000 anniversary

John Coates - Sydney 2000 anniversary

13 September 2015

John Coates writes about his memories of Sydney 2000, as this week marks the 15 year anniversary.

Journey to Rio - David Morgan