Olympic gold medallists Nova Peris and Nikki Hudson are touring the Territory to chat with secondary school students about sport and life as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s (AOC) Talk to a Champ program.
Olympic equestrian silver medallist Megan Jones is loading up her horses and taking them to Murray Bridge on Thursday 23 June as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Olympic Day celebrations.
The 2011 Australian men’s rowing quad, led by 2008 Olympian Dan Noonan, is taking time out from training on the Huon River in Tasmania to visit a local primary school as part of the AOC's Olympic Day celebrations.
Olympic gold medallist Susie O’Neill is returning to her high school, Lourdes Hill College in Hawthorne, Queensland as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Olympic Day celebrations.
After a horrifying cycling crash in the lead up event to the 2011 Tour Down Under, Olympian Amber Halliday is making a remarkable recovery and will return to her high school on Friday 10 June 2011 as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Olympic Day celebrations.
Olympic gold medallist Linda MacKenzie will lead the celebrations at Hampden State School’s 2011 Olympic Day Sports Carnival on Friday 17 June in Kuttabul, Queensland.
Five-time Olympian James (Bill) Roycroft OBE, patriarch of the legendary Australian equestrian family, has died aged 96. He was Australia’s oldest living Olympian and without doubt one of our greatest and toughest.
It is an exciting time in the build-up to the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games in January with Australia’s first quota spots confirmed for Innsbruck 2012.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) wishes to advise that on 13 May 2011 it was determined that TKD – Sports Taekwondo Australia (STA) be recognised as the member National Federation for Taekwondo in Australia.
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Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).
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Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.