AOC News

Nick Green celebrates winning gold at Lake Lanier at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dual Olympic rowing gold medallist Nick Green will lead the Australian Olympic Team to the 2012 Games in London following his appointment as Chef de Mission today.The AOC Executive Board endorsed Green’s appointment at a meeting in Melbourne.

Robin Bell visits students from Liverpool West Primary School

On the 7/11/08, Liverpool West was extremely fortunate to have Robin Bell (the famous Australian white water canoeing champion) visit our school. It was a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Richard Fox

Australian Canoeing and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) today announced the appointment of Richard Fox as Canoeing National Performance Director.

Dani Samuels celebrates after winning the discus final at the World Junior Championships in Beijing, 20 Aug 2006.

Westfields Sports High School in Sydney was formally awarded the 2008 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Sport and Youth Trophy today.The Sport and Youth Trophy is aimed at rewarding organisations that have promoted or developed sporting or educational programs linked to Olympism aimed at young people.

Stephanie Rice, Emma Snowsill and Steve Hooker are among champions from the Beijing Olympic Games who have been included in a list of 100 great all-time Australian Olympians

(L-R) Australian Olympians who have been inducted into the Australian Olympic Committee Athletes' Commission Clint Robinson, Angie Lambert, James Tomkins, Chantelle Newbery, Lisbeth Trickett, Trent Franklin and Natalie Cook pose at AOC Headquarters on October 3, 2008 in Sydney, Australia.

Eight summer Olympians will be formally inducted as members of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Athletes’ Commission today in Sydney.

Athletes from the 2004 Australian Olympic Team enjoy the Sydney welcome home parade.

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has announced details of the nationwide, eight city Welcome Home Celebrations to pay tribute to the 2008 Australian Olympic Team.

Western Australia's Olympic contingent has swelled to 49 membersafter women's hockey reserve Shelley Liddelow was drafted into the Hockeyroos squad following the hamstring injury to Fiona Johnson, suffered in Australia's 2-2 warm up draw with World number 2, Argentina.

Fireworks during a dress rehearsal for the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) today thanked all those involved in delivering what promises to be the best ever coverage of the Olympic Games.

On Thursday 17th July 2008, the Bellevue Ballroom at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre came alive, as the WA Olympic Council hosted the largest and most prestigious Olympic function ever held in Western Australia.