AOC News

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...

A London bus getting the city behind the 2012 Olympic Games.

The Secretary-General of the Australian Olympic Committee, Craig Phillips has described as “extremely generous” an offer...

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He claimed Olympic bronze because of impeccable timing and yesterday synchronised diver Steven Barnett showed it again in the wake of cricket's international drug scandal.

AOC praises Arafura

16 October 2006
AOC President John Coates

Our Games nominated in `sport for all' category.

AOC Delegation visit, September 2006, Birdsnest briefing

The Australian Olympic Committee hosted its second delegation planning visit to Beijing in September...

Mexico 1968 200m silver medallist Peter Norman of Australia (lft) watches the flag raising during the medal ceremony, as Americans Tommy Smith and John Carlos give the Black Power Salute.

One of Australia’s best track & field athletes, Olympic silver medallist Peter Norman, has died after suffering a heart attack...