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AOC Life Membership for Montgomery and Wenden

AOC Life Membership for Montgomery and Wenden

9 May 2009

Olympians Michael Wenden and Peter Montgomery have been awarded life membership of the Australian Olympic Committee

Coates re-elected AOC President unopposed

Coates re-elected AOC President unopposed

9 May 2009

John Coates has been re-elected unopposed as President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) a position he has held for 19 years.

Plympton elected to AOC Executive

Plympton elected to AOC Executive

9 May 2009

Melbourne Yachting supremo Andrew Plympton is the new man on the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Executive.

Harvey accepts IOC Award and reinforces standards of athlete behaviour

Harvey accepts IOC Award and reinforces standards of athlete behaviour

9 May 2009

AOC Vice President Ron Harvey was presented with the prestigious International Olympic Committee Pierre de Coubertin medal at the AOC Annual General Meeting in Sydney today.Harvey received the award for outstanding services to the Olympic movement.

Sporting greats farewell super starter

Sporting greats farewell super starter

8 April 2009

Hundreds of Australia's best athletes gathered in Melbourne to say goodbye to a great off-field sporting identity.A memorial service was held at the MCG on Wednesday for sporting administrator Julius (Judy) Patching, who died aged 92 on February 13.

Australian Olympic Official wins International Award

Australian Olympic Official wins International Award

2 April 2009

AOC Vice President Ron Harvey has been awarded the prestigious Pierre de Coubertin medal by the International Olympic Committee for outstanding services to the Olympic movement.A long-time basketball player and coach Harvey has made an outstanding contribution to the development of Australian sport in a

Coates statement on D'Arcy and London 2012

Coates statement on D'Arcy and London 2012

27 March 2009

We have no comment on the penalty delivered by the court today. However I have no doubt the AOC Executive made the correct decision in terminating Nick D’Arcy’s membership of the Beijing Olympic Team last June. In regards to Nick D’Arcy representing Australia at the 2012 Olympic Games in London

Seebohm chats online with students

Seebohm chats online with students

16 March 2009

“Last Thursday I got to chat to Emily Seebohm!” Alex James of Coolah Central School wrote.

AOC and APC urge Government to act quickly on funding

AOC and APC urge Government to act quickly on funding

13 March 2009

The Australian Olympic Committee and Paralympic Committee have completed a detailed High Performance Plan (HPP) which calls for an urgent increase in funding

D'Arcy must wait a month for sentencing

D'Arcy must wait a month for sentencing

26 February 2009

Swimmer Nick D’Arcy will be sentenced on March 27 for the assault on Simon Cowley.D’Arcy, 21, appeared in a Sydney court again today where the Magistrate heard final sentencing submissions.

Off the water with Aussie rowers

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

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