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Rio athletes receive over a million dollars in AOC funding

Rio athletes receive over a million dollars in AOC funding

18 November 2016

Australian athletes who won medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will receive over a million dollars in funding from the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).

Women in prime time in Pyeongchang in 2018

Women in prime time in Pyeongchang in 2018

8 November 2016

Women’s events will be more prominent at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Rio Olympians inspire indigenous students

Rio Olympians inspire indigenous students

21 October 2016

Rio 2016 athletes Marianna Tolo and Brendon Reading have helped inspire young indigenous students this week as the Cathy Freeman Foundation hosted a week long ‘Horizons’ Camp in Canberra.

Steve Hooker elected AOC Athletes Commission Chair

Steve Hooker elected AOC Athletes Commission Chair

17 October 2016

Beijing 2008 Olympic Champion and three-time Olympian Steve Hooker has been elected as Chair of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission.

Mark Arbib elected to the AOC Executive

Mark Arbib elected to the AOC Executive

13 October 2016

The Hon Mark Arbib, a former Senator and Federal Minister for Sport and the current President of Athletics Australia, is joining the Executive of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC)

AOC Chief Executive Officer moving on

AOC Chief Executive Officer moving on

10 October 2016

After 12 years and 10 Olympic campaigns Fiona de Jong has today announced she is moving on from Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).

Olympians inspire NSW Pierre de Coubertin recipients

Olympians inspire NSW Pierre de Coubertin recipients

23 September 2016

90 New South Wales secondary students have received the Pierre de Coubertin award today.

Three fresh faces on Athletes' Commission

Three fresh faces on Athletes' Commission

19 September 2016

Members of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team have voted three new faces onto the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission, to serve as the voice of Australian Olympians over the next four years.

Ian Chesterman elected a Vice President of the AOC

Ian Chesterman elected a Vice President of the AOC

12 September 2016

Ian Chesterman has been elected a Vice President of the AOC.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).