AOC News

AOC Official Historian, Harry Gordon.

AOC historian Harry Gordon has been presented with the International Society of Olympic Historians Lifetime Award 2006.

AOC President John Coates

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates and IOC Member Kevan Gosper today unveiled a...

AOC President John Coates

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has boosted funding for elite athletes training for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing to over five million dollars.

AOC President John Coates

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, thanked Ian Thorpe for his “enormous contribution” to Australian sport...

The President of the Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) Kevan Gosper, today announced the formation of...

AOC President John Coates

The five days of celebrations for the 50th Anniversary of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games commenced in Melbourne today...

It's all about team spirit

8 November 2006
Colin Beashel leads out Australia's largest ever away team of 482 athletes during the Athens 2004 Opening Ceremony.

Thinking and behaving like one united team is the key to Australia’s success at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The historic commemorative stamp from the pair released for the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, Australia Post has released a pair of commemorative...

Olympic effort earns awards

31 October 2006

There were 27 secondary and college school students from the ACT and region presented Pierre de Coubertin awards last week.

AOC President John Coates

We stated our position in a meeting with President Rogge. We expressed a concern for the well being of the athletes having to...