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Tokyo 2020 welcomes National Olympic Committes

Tokyo 2020 welcomes National Olympic Committes

8 February 2017

Tokyo 2020 concluded today its first National Olympic Committee (NOC) Open Days event, hosting delegations from 13 NOCs. Their visit was aimed at reviewing and showcasing the progress made in preparations for the Games and ensuring the best possible conditions are made available for the athletes during the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Williams inspires in East Arnhem Land

Williams inspires in East Arnhem Land

7 February 2017

It might be almost five years on from winning Paralympic gold in London but Annabelle Williams is still doing her best to inspire Australians to do everything they can to achieve their goals.

Freshwater honours for Nugget May

Freshwater honours for Nugget May

29 January 2017

Norman May’s famous gold medal call from the 1980 Moscow Olympics echoed around Sydney’s Freshwater Beach today as the Surf Lifesaving community honoured one of its greatest members.

Australia Day 2017

Australia Day 2017

27 January 2017

Australian Olympians took to social media yesterday to reflect on what it means to wear the green and gold on the international sporting stage and represent their country in the sport they love.

OAM for 2006 Olympic Winter Gold Medallist

OAM for 2006 Olympic Winter Gold Medallist

26 January 2017

The Australia Day Honours List include Mr Dale Nygel Begg-Smith who has received a Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division for his Services to Sport.

Olympians awarded top Australia Day Honours

Olympians awarded top Australia Day Honours

26 January 2017

Olympic rowing gold medallist, Kim Brennan, and our golden Women’s 7s rugby team are among 22 Olympic athletes included on the Australia Day Honours list.

A partnership agreement between the AOC and ASC

A partnership agreement between the AOC and ASC

13 January 2017

The President of the AOC, John Coates AC has today responded to a proposal received 21 December 2016 from ASC Chair, John Wylie AM for a partnership agreement between their two bodies.

Coates recognised in top 5 influential Olympic figures

Coates recognised in top 5 influential Olympic figures

5 January 2017

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), John Coates, has featured near the top of an international poll recognising world leaders and influential sporting figures.

Melbourne 1956: Olympic basketball debut for Australia

Melbourne 1956: Olympic basketball debut for Australia

24 November 2016

On day three of the Games Australian men’s basketball made its Olympic debut, while rower, Merv Wood, competing in his four consecutive Games progressed to the final giving him a shot at a third Olympic medal.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics: First Australian’s compete

Melbourne 1956 Olympics: First Australian’s compete

23 November 2016

There were 15 sports competing on day two as the Games were in full swing by 8.00am with Fencing.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.

Did you know?

Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).