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Sydney Olympic legacy up with best: Coates

Sydney Olympic legacy up with best: Coates

11 September 2015

John Coates knows he's biased. But Australia's Olympic heavyweight reckons the legacy of the 2000 Sydney Olympics is, like the Games themselves, the best.

Russell Withers retires from AOC

Russell Withers retires from AOC

9 September 2015

AOC: Mr Russell Withers has today announced his retirement from the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Executive on which he has served since 2001.

Michellie Jones, Emma Snowsill and Peter Robertson inducted into the ITU Hall of Fame

Michellie Jones, Emma Snowsill and Peter Robertson inducted into the ITU Hall of Fame

8 September 2015

The International Triathlon Union has announced seven inductees for the second annual Hall of Fame including Australian athletes Michellie Jones, Emma Snowsill and Peter Robertson

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers receives bronze medal

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers receives bronze medal

1 September 2015

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers has been presented with his 2004 Olympic bronze medal from the men’s individual time trial, 11 years after the event.

Stilnox ban introduced early for Rio athletes

Stilnox ban introduced early for Rio athletes

28 August 2015

The Australian Olympic Committee’s ban on certain hypnotic medications, including stilnox, remains in place for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio and will come into effect earlier.

Mondelēz International bring the joy to the Australian Olympic Team

Mondelēz International bring the joy to the Australian Olympic Team

13 August 2015

The Australian Olympic Committee is delighted to announce Mondelēz International have signed as the Official Chocolate, Candy, Biscuits and Spreads Partner of the Australian Olympic Team.

Rio Team Appeal launched in WA

Rio Team Appeal launched in WA

11 August 2015

The WA Olympic Team Appeal has kicked off in style with an exclusive cocktail party held in the Office of the Premier.

Fydler participates in swim to commemorate Gallipoli Battle

Fydler participates in swim to commemorate Gallipoli Battle

2 August 2015

Over 750 international swimmers, including Sydney 2000 gold medallist Chris Fydler, have participated in a commemorative swim in Anzac Cove.

AOC participates in 30 Year Anniversary Uluru relay run

AOC participates in 30 Year Anniversary Uluru relay run

18 July 2015

The nation’s most iconic natural landmark played host to a historic Australian-first relay run to celebrate the 30 year Anniversary of the handing back of Uluru to its traditional owners.

Australian Olympians participate in Deadly Fun Run Championships

Australian Olympians participate in Deadly Fun Run Championships

18 July 2015

Over 100 Indigenous runners participated in the 2015 Indigenous Marathon Project's Deadly Fun Run Championships in Uluru this morning to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the handing back of world famous landmark to its traditional owners.

First Aussie athletes welcomed into Lillehammer 2016 Village

Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games