“Old” Bill Northam made history at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics winning Australia’s first-ever sailing gold medal but almost fifty years on the “young guns” in his famous crew Peter “Pod” O’Donnell and James “Dick” Sargeant have been honoured
The past month was all about milestones on the marathon journey to London 2012. The 500-days-to-go mark flew by on March 15th as the Brits completed construction on their new Olympic stadium. The Australian Olympic Committee opened a “mini AIS” in Italy, launched a new corporate website and completed Team Processing of one third of the London 2012 Prospective Team.
Olympic bronze medallist Hannah Davis and Olympian Travis Moran addressed over 300 secondary school students today in Adelaide as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s (AOC) education program.
CoSport and the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) announced today the timeline for the initial launch of ticket sales for the London 2012 Olympic Games. CoSport has been appointed by the AOC as its exclusive authorised ticket reseller and hospitality package provider for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Team Processing for the London 2012 Australian Olympic Team kicked off Friday with over 30 athletes and officials meeting in Canberra.Athletes from the sports of sailing, athletics, swimming and judo gathered at the Australian Institute of Sport for the first of 15 sessions being run by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) around the country in 2011.
Minister for Sport Mark Arbib has officially opened the European Training Centre (ETC), a new base for Australia's athletes in the Italian province of Varese.Speaking at the launch of the Centre, Senator Arbib said the Government was committed to ensuring Australia's athletes were given every chance to succeed on the world sporting
The Federal Sports Minister, Senator Mark Arbib, and Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates will represent Australia at a seminar
As Thorpe leapt off the blocks the dash to London 2012 kicked up a notch. The ripples were felt across the sporting globe and our papers were awash with news of more sporting comebacks throughout February. With additional Government funding flooding into 10 Olympic sports
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Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.
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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.