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Volunteers excited for Sydney 2000 Celebrations

Volunteers excited for Sydney 2000 Celebrations

31 August 2010

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Sydney Olympic Games there will be a Volunteers Reunion including a free BBQ and concert at Sydney Olympic Park on September 15.

FREE public transport for Sydney 2000 Volunteers Reunion

FREE public transport for Sydney 2000 Volunteers Reunion

18 August 2010

Minister for Transport John Robertson today said Sydney 2000 Olympic volunteers attending a reunion next month to mark ten years since the opening ceremony will receive free public transport to and from the event.

$500,000 NSW Govt. Boost for Australian Olympic Team

$500,000 NSW Govt. Boost for Australian Olympic Team

27 July 2010

Premier Kristina Keneally today officially launched the Australian Olympic Team Appeal for the London 2012 Olympics pledging $500,000 from the NSW Government towards

Coates backs Australia's World Cup bid

Coates backs Australia's World Cup bid

5 July 2010

Australia's most experienced international sports administrator says Australia's World Cup bid deserves united national support and that recent efforts to undermine the bid have no

Olympians and schools embrace Olympic Day

Olympians and schools embrace Olympic Day

23 June 2010

Wednesday, June 23 marks International Olympic Day and Australian Olympians are visiting schools inspiring the nation’s youth

Freeman to relight cauldron for 10th Anniversary

Freeman to relight cauldron for 10th Anniversary

18 June 2010

The 15th of September this year marks the 10 year anniversary of Sydney 2000 – the Games that Sydney, Australia and Olympic fans around the world remember as the “Best Games Ever”.

Students squeeze into Olympic ski gear

Students squeeze into Olympic ski gear

11 June 2010

Twenty-five primary students were treated to an exclusive fashion opportunity last week when they tried on the official uniform of the 2010 Australian Olympic Winter Team.

Unions Honoured - Bitter Olympic Struggle Remembered

Unions Honoured - Bitter Olympic Struggle Remembered

15 May 2010

The Seamen’s Union of Australia (SUA) has been honoured 30 years after they raised $50,000 to send the Australian Olympic Team to Moscow defying demands for a 1980 Games’ boycott by the Fraser Government. At its Annual General Meeting today, the AOC made a special presentation to the

Knight and Richmond remembered for Sydney feat

Knight and Richmond remembered for Sydney feat

15 May 2010

Two of the key architects of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Michael Knight and David Richmond were today honoured at the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Olympic Committee. Knight and Richmond were presented with awards by the AOC President, John Coates, which said “in grateful appreciation

Coates praises Ellis for increased sports funding

Coates praises Ellis for increased sports funding

15 May 2010

AOC President John Coates has praised Federal Sports Minister, Kate Ellis, for obtaining an extra $195m in this week’s budget when other minsters were getting a spending “haircut".

Journey To Rio - Ryan Fisher

2016 Triathlon Team announced

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).