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Battle of London

Battle of London

14 May 2011

With only 14 months until the London Olympic Games “The Battle of London” is looming large.

Betting activity not tolerated on Olympic Team

Betting activity not tolerated on Olympic Team

14 May 2011

AOC President John Coates has given a stern warning to all athletes and officials of the 2012 Australian Olympic Team, that any activity related to betting or gambling activities will have them thrown off the London Team.

Pioneer for women in sport honoured by AOC

Pioneer for women in sport honoured by AOC

14 May 2011

Helen Brownlee has been honoured as the first woman awarded life membership of the Australian Olympic Committee.

Olympic Team to wear Volley in London

Olympic Team to wear Volley in London

12 May 2011

Volley, was announced as the official casual shoe of the 2012 Australian Olympic Team for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Prime Minister Gillard invited to London Games

Prime Minister Gillard invited to London Games

12 May 2011

The Prime Minister, Julie Gillard, has been invited to attend next year’s London Olympic Games.

Spotlight on London - May Blog

Spotlight on London - May Blog

9 May 2011

The April highlights reel could keep sports buffs entertained for hours. The past month delivered action-packed national championships in swimming, rowing, athletics and BMX cycling, dramatic hockey showdowns and the romance of sailing in Majorca and the Côte d'Azur. With a string of bright young things bursting onto the scene, it is little wonder London 2012 is set to be a sell-out show.

AOC Statement on Taekwondo

AOC Statement on Taekwondo

6 May 2011

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) continues to consider TKD – Sports Taekwondo Australia’s (STA) application for membership as the National Federation for Taekwondo in Australia.

Taekwondo preferred pathway to London 2012

Taekwondo preferred pathway to London 2012

29 April 2011

The AOC wishes to give athletes advanced notice of its preferred pathway to selection for the Olympic Qualification Events and nomination to the AOC for selection in 2012 Australian Olympic Team

Rio Tinto backs Aussie athletes for Olympic success

Rio Tinto backs Aussie athletes for Olympic success

14 April 2011

Rio Tinto will be backing our Australian athletes to achieve their dreams at the London 2012 Olympic Games as a partner of the Australian Olympic Team.

Old Bill's young guns Olympic honour

Old Bill's young guns Olympic honour

6 April 2011

“Old” Bill Northam made history at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics winning Australia’s first-ever sailing gold medal but almost fifty years on the “young guns” in his famous crew Peter “Pod” O’Donnell and James “Dick” Sargeant have been honoured

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

2017/18 Winter World Cup season

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).

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.