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AOC appoints General Manager, Sport

AOC appoints General Manager, Sport

11 March 2015

The AOC today announced the appointment of Ms Jane Fernandez as General Manager, Sport.

IOC vice-president says Rio is shaping up well

IOC vice-president says Rio is shaping up well

27 February 2015

IOC vice-president, Australian John Coates, says preparations for the Rio Olympics are on track.

Harry Gordon remembered fondly

Harry Gordon remembered fondly

5 February 2015

One of Australia's most esteemed journalists, Harry Gordon, has been remembered fondly at a memorial service at the MCG

Harry Gordon laid to rest

Harry Gordon laid to rest

1 February 2015

Harry Gordon counted numerous Olympic champions among his many friends, but as a champion of the Olympics he had no peer.

Woolworths join Australian Olympic Team on Road to Rio

Woolworths join Australian Olympic Team on Road to Rio

30 January 2015

Woolworths, the fresh food people, have signed on to be the Official Supermarket of the Australian Olympic Team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Tributes to Harry Gordon

Tributes to Harry Gordon

22 January 2015

Tributes to Olympian historian Harry Gordon, after he passed away in Queensland at the age of 89.

John Coates tribute to Harry Gordon

John Coates tribute to Harry Gordon

22 January 2015

I’ve never had a more loyal friend.

Vale - Harry Gordon – A great Australian

Vale - Harry Gordon – A great Australian

22 January 2015

AOC: A distinguished career that spanned 70 years has ended with the passing of journalist, foreign correspondent, editor, author and Olympic historian, Harry Gordon.

Sports embrace new World Anti-Doping Code

Sports embrace new World Anti-Doping Code

9 January 2015

Australian sport has embraced the new World Anti-Doping Code with John Coates declaring the uptake is a “clear indication that Australian sport is united in the fight against doping”.

Coates ranked 2nd on global Olympic influence for 2015

Coates ranked 2nd on global Olympic influence for 2015

6 January 2015

AOC: Australian Olympic Committee President and IOC Vice President John Coates has been ranked 2nd, behind IOC President Thomas Bach, in the highly respected Golden 25 ranking by Around The Rings.

Journey to Rio: Malek Chamoun

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.