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Olympic tickets to go on sale in Australia

Olympic tickets to go on sale in Australia

14 March 2011

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.

Multi Million Dollar Facility Opened in Italy

Multi Million Dollar Facility Opened in Italy

4 March 2011

A “mini AIS” opened for business in Varese, Italy today and already sports are queuing up to go there and prepare

First London hopefuls processed

First London hopefuls processed

4 March 2011

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.

European base for Australian athletes opened

European base for Australian athletes opened

3 March 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

Working party formed to combat illegal betting

Working party formed to combat illegal betting

2 March 2011

A special task force will be set up to plan ways to overcome the new scourge of sport…. illegal betting and match fixing.

Global meeting to beat illegal betting in sport

Global meeting to beat illegal betting in sport

1 March 2011

The Federal Sports Minister, Senator Mark Arbib, and Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates will represent Australia at a seminar

Olympic swell building- March Blog

Olympic swell building- March Blog

1 March 2011

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

AOC Statement on Taekwondo for 2012

AOC Statement on Taekwondo for 2012

24 February 2011

The World Taekwondo Federation (‘WTF’) has issued its Qualification System for the London Olympic Games. The Qualification System is approved by the International Olympic Committee (‘IOC’).

Australia can rebound from medal slip: Coates

Australia can rebound from medal slip: Coates

22 February 2011

Australia is still aiming for a top five finish on the overall medal tally at next year’s London Olympics despite slipping to eighth position on the latest Benchmark analysis

AIS renewed as Olympic Training Centre

AIS renewed as Olympic Training Centre

22 February 2011

The Australian Institute of Sport’s status as an Olympic Training Centre was renewed today with the Australian Olympic Committee and the Australian Sports Commission signing an important agreement.Minister for Sport Mark Arbib and Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates unveiled a new set of Olympic rings

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Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.

Did you know?

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