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Peris and Hudson inspiring Northern Territory youth

Peris and Hudson inspiring Northern Territory youth

20 June 2011

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.

Jones jumps on horses for kids

Jones jumps on horses for kids

17 June 2011

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.

Stroke leads quad back to school

Stroke leads quad back to school

16 June 2011

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.

Madame Butterfly returns to inspire alumni

Madame Butterfly returns to inspire alumni

15 June 2011

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.

Halliday returns to inspire students

Halliday returns to inspire students

7 June 2011

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.

MacKenzie celebrates in Kuttabul

MacKenzie celebrates in Kuttabul

2 June 2011

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.

Olympic legend Bill Roycroft has died, aged 96

Olympic legend Bill Roycroft has died, aged 96

30 May 2011

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.

First quota spots for Innsbruck 2012

First quota spots for Innsbruck 2012

27 May 2011

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.

Olympians and schools embrace Olympic Day

Olympians and schools embrace Olympic Day

27 May 2011

Olympians around the country are preparing to visit primary and secondary schools on Thursday 23 June 2011 as part of International Olympic Day.

STA recognised as National Federation for Taekwondo in Australia

STA recognised as National Federation for Taekwondo in Australia

20 May 2011

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.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussie Olympians go surfing at Winter Olympic Games

Did you know?

Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).

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.