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Vale Forbes Carlile MBE

Vale Forbes Carlile MBE

2 August 2016

The AOC has expressed deep sadness at the passing today of Australia’s first Olympic modern pentathlete (1952) and youngest Olympic coach (1948) Forbes Carlile MBE, aged 95.

AOC Statement on Telstra decision

AOC Statement on Telstra decision

30 July 2016

The Australian Olympic Committee is disappointed at the decision by the Federal Court in the ruling against Telstra.

Toyota drives Olympic sponsorship

Toyota drives Olympic sponsorship

10 June 2016

The Australian Olympic Committee today announced Toyota Australia has signed as the exclusive automotive partner of the Australian Olympic Team for this year’s Games in Rio de Janeiro and the PyeongChang Winter Games in 2018.

Coates impressed with positive progress for Rio 2016

Coates impressed with positive progress for Rio 2016

7 May 2016

John Coates has told the AOC Annual General Meeting in Sydney that he is impressed with the progress in Rio

Coates introduces tighter controls to prevent child abuse

Coates introduces tighter controls to prevent child abuse

7 May 2016

Olympic sports will need to comply with tough new rules surrounding child abuse before their athletes can join an Australian Olympic Team.

Tougher rules needed to combat child abuse - Coates

Tougher rules needed to combat child abuse - Coates

7 April 2016

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, believes the problem of child abuse should be elevated to the same status as doping.

Australia steers IOC on athlete abuse

Australia steers IOC on athlete abuse

7 April 2016

The AOC is leading an international push to protect young athletes from bullying and sexual predators, a royal commission has been told.

Justice finally prevails for Jared Tallent

Justice finally prevails for Jared Tallent

24 March 2016

Jared Tallent looks set to finally be awarded the 50km walk gold medal from the London Olympic Games, with CAS disqualifying the result of Russian Sergey Kirdyapkin.

CAS upholds IAAF appeals against Russian athletes

CAS upholds IAAF appeals against Russian athletes

24 March 2016

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld six appeals filed by the IAAF against Russian athletes.

Kinsela giving back to next generation

Kinsela giving back to next generation

24 March 2016

Dual Olympian John Kinsela is giving back to the youth of Australia after competing at two Olympics and serving his country at war.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.