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Gold medallists in Queensland for Talk to a Champ

Gold medallists in Queensland for Talk to a Champ

11 August 2011

Olympic gold medallists Susie O’Neill, Linda MacKenzie and Nikki Hudson are touring Queensland to chat with secondary school students about sport and life as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s (AOC) Talk to a Champ program.

Tomkins put forward to become a candidate for IOC Athletes' Commission

Tomkins put forward to become a candidate for IOC Athletes' Commission

10 August 2011

Six-time Olympic rower, James Tomkins OAM, has been chosen to become a candidate in the next election for members of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Commission.

Olympians join Premier to celebrate new school tuckshop

Olympians join Premier to celebrate new school tuckshop

18 July 2011

The Queensland (QLD) Premier Anna Bligh was joined by six great QLD Olympians today at Milton State School to celebrate the opening of the school tuckshop, which was destroyed during the Brisbane floods last summer.

Worldwide campaign to catch drug cheats - Coates

Worldwide campaign to catch drug cheats - Coates

9 July 2011

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), John Coates, has warned there will be a global effort to catch drug cheats before the London 2012 Games.

AOC and USOC sign new Agreement

AOC and USOC sign new Agreement

6 July 2011

The AOC has strengthened ties with a long-time ally, announcing a Cooperation Agreement with the USOC

Coates tips jump in Winter Olympic success

Coates tips jump in Winter Olympic success

5 July 2011

Australia’s chances of winning more medals at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics have received a major boost with the inclusion of ski and snowboard slopestyle events, on the program.

Amazing comeback by diver who was on death's door in Sydney

Amazing comeback by diver who was on death's door in Sydney

24 June 2011

He looks set to compete for Team Great Britain at next year’s London Olympics but 18-year-old diver Chris Mears has Aussie blood running through his veins

Olympic champions share aspirations

Olympic champions share aspirations

23 June 2011

Olympic gold medallists Nikki Hudson, Scott Brennan and David Crawshay will chat with secondary school students about sport and life as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Talk to a Champ program.

Knowles teaches hockey to kids

Knowles teaches hockey to kids

23 June 2011

Olympic gold medallist Mark Knowles is taking his hockey stick to Glendale Primary on Thursday 23 June as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Olympic Day celebrations.

Oarsome McKay goes back to Primary

Oarsome McKay goes back to Primary

22 June 2011

Two time Olympic gold medallist Mike McKay will visit St Mary’s Primary in Ascot Vale to share his passion for sport as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Olympic Day celebrations.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Olympic Day 2018

Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.

Did you know?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).