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AOC President Pays Tribute To The Late Lionel Cox

AOC President Pays Tribute To The Late Lionel Cox

10 March 2010

President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, today paid tribute to one of “Australia’s finest Olympians”, the late Lionel Cox. Lionel passed away in a Sydney hospital last night after a battle with pneumonia. He was 80.

New Olympic partnership for AOC

New Olympic partnership for AOC

24 February 2010

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) have signed an historic partnership during the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.

Hamilton Laboratories continues to be part of the Australian Olympic Team

Hamilton Laboratories continues to be part of the Australian Olympic Team

19 February 2010

Hamilton Laboratories today announced it has become an Official Supplier of the Australian Olympic Teams for Vancouver 2010 and London 2012. This confirms a commitment to supporting the Australian Olympic Team that commenced in 1984.

Two Australians to oversee Rio 2016 Olympic preparations

Two Australians to oversee Rio 2016 Olympic preparations

14 January 2010

AOC President John Coates has been appointed to the IOC Co-ordination Commission for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

They've failed to understand a simple truth about winning

They've failed to understand a simple truth about winning

21 December 2009

Herb Elliott, one of the greatest middle-distance runners the world has ever known, once set down, very candidly

Coates poses more questions to Minister Ellis

Coates poses more questions to Minister Ellis

26 November 2009

AOC President John Coates poses more questions about the Crawford Report in a letter to Minister Ellis.

Coates responds to Maiden article

Coates responds to Maiden article

25 November 2009

Dear Malcolm,Your article “The Olympic monopoly and why it harms sport” SMH Business Day p.9 20 November 2009

Crean backs AOC bid to return to Olympic top five

Crean backs AOC bid to return to Olympic top five

18 November 2009

A senior federal government minister has backed the Australian Olympics Committee's bid to reclaim "top five" status at the 2012 London Games.

A shot in the arm for a shot at Gold

A shot in the arm for a shot at Gold

12 November 2009

Just when most Australians’ minds are turning to summer, our Winter Olympians bound for competition in Vancouver next year are lining up for their vaccinations

Australian researchers to lead IOC funded research centre

Australian researchers to lead IOC funded research centre

15 October 2009

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced four years of funding for clinical, educational and research expertise in elite sports for the University of Ballarat Centre for Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion.

Solid start for alpine speedsters

Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games