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Tomkins to lead Athletes’ Commission

Tomkins to lead Athletes’ Commission

3 October 2008

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

Happy homecoming celebrations

Happy homecoming celebrations

28 August 2008

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.

LIDDELOW DRAFTED INTO HOCKEYROOS SQUAD

LIDDELOW DRAFTED INTO HOCKEYROOS SQUAD

6 August 2008

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.

Upholding the Olympic Spirit:

Upholding the Olympic Spirit:

5 August 2008

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.

BEIJING BOUND LUNCHEON: WA'S FAREWELL TO THE 2008 AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM

BEIJING BOUND LUNCHEON: WA'S FAREWELL TO THE 2008 AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM

24 July 2008

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.

CYCLING AND EQUESTRIAN TAKE FINAL WA TOTAL TO 48 FOR BEIJING

CYCLING AND EQUESTRIAN TAKE FINAL WA TOTAL TO 48 FOR BEIJING

14 July 2008

The Australian Olympic Committee's announcement today of the Cycling and Equestrian Sections of the 2008 Australian Olympic Team has seen Western Australia's representation reach a final total of 48 athletes out of the total team size of approximately 434.

WATER POLO AND BASKETBALL MEN ADD FOUR TO BEIJING SELECTIONS

WATER POLO AND BASKETBALL MEN ADD FOUR TO BEIJING SELECTIONS

11 July 2008

Western Australia has continued its impressive contribution to Australia's men's water polo Olympic history by securing three players in the 2008 Australian Olympic Team while Shawn Redhage has also been selected for men's basketball.

THREE WA BOYS TO CHASE BACK TO BACK HOCKEY GOLD

THREE WA BOYS TO CHASE BACK TO BACK HOCKEY GOLD

10 July 2008

Three Western Australian men's hockey players will head to Beijing in August aiming to repeat the Kookaburra's Athens gold medal performance after they were named in the 2008 Australian Olympic Team today.

ATHLETICS AND CANOE/KAYAK TAKE WA NUMBERS TO 28

ATHLETICS AND CANOE/KAYAK TAKE WA NUMBERS TO 28

9 July 2008

Four athletics and two canoe/kayak selections in the past 24 hours have seen the number of Western Australian athletes officially named on the 2008 Australian Olympic Team jump to 28.

DELLACQUA CONTINUES STELLAR YEAR WITH OLYMPIC BERTH

DELLACQUA CONTINUES STELLAR YEAR WITH OLYMPIC BERTH

8 July 2008

Western Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Casey Dellacqua has continued her stellar 2008 tennis season by today being offically named on the 2008 Australian Olympic Team.

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.