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Madame Butterfly returns to inspire alumni

Madame Butterfly returns to inspire alumni

15 June 2011

Olympic gold medallist Susie O’Neill is returning to her high school, Lourdes Hill College in Hawthorne, Queensland as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Olympic Day celebrations.

Halliday returns to inspire students

Halliday returns to inspire students

7 June 2011

After a horrifying cycling crash in the lead up event to the 2011 Tour Down Under, Olympian Amber Halliday is making a remarkable recovery and will return to her high school on Friday 10 June 2011 as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Olympic Day celebrations.

MacKenzie celebrates in Kuttabul

MacKenzie celebrates in Kuttabul

2 June 2011

Olympic gold medallist Linda MacKenzie will lead the celebrations at Hampden State School’s 2011 Olympic Day Sports Carnival on Friday 17 June in Kuttabul, Queensland.

Olympic legend Bill Roycroft has died, aged 96

Olympic legend Bill Roycroft has died, aged 96

30 May 2011

Five-time Olympian James (Bill) Roycroft OBE, patriarch of the legendary Australian equestrian family, has died aged 96. He was Australia’s oldest living Olympian and without doubt one of our greatest and toughest.

First quota spots for Innsbruck 2012

First quota spots for Innsbruck 2012

27 May 2011

It is an exciting time in the build-up to the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games in January with Australia’s first quota spots confirmed for Innsbruck 2012.

Olympians and schools embrace Olympic Day

Olympians and schools embrace Olympic Day

27 May 2011

Olympians around the country are preparing to visit primary and secondary schools on Thursday 23 June 2011 as part of International Olympic Day.

STA recognised as National Federation for Taekwondo in Australia

STA recognised as National Federation for Taekwondo in Australia

20 May 2011

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) wishes to advise that on 13 May 2011 it was determined that TKD – Sports Taekwondo Australia (STA) be recognised as the member National Federation for Taekwondo in Australia.

Battle of London

Battle of London

14 May 2011

With only 14 months until the London Olympic Games “The Battle of London” is looming large.

Betting activity not tolerated on Olympic Team

Betting activity not tolerated on Olympic Team

14 May 2011

AOC President John Coates has given a stern warning to all athletes and officials of the 2012 Australian Olympic Team, that any activity related to betting or gambling activities will have them thrown off the London Team.

Pioneer for women in sport honoured by AOC

Pioneer for women in sport honoured by AOC

14 May 2011

Helen Brownlee has been honoured as the first woman awarded life membership of the Australian Olympic Committee.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

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

Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.