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Royal Commission calls for information about child sexual abuse in sporting clubs

Royal Commission calls for information about child sexual abuse in sporting clubs

15 September 2015

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse would like to hear from anyone who has information regarding child sexual abuse in sporting clubs or associations.

 Sydney 2000 – the time of our lives 15 years ago

Sydney 2000 – the time of our lives 15 years ago

13 September 2015

15 years on from Sydney 2000 we reflect on the joy and excitement of hosting the Olympic Games and the lasting memories generated on and off the field of play.

John Coates - Sydney 2000 anniversary

John Coates - Sydney 2000 anniversary

13 September 2015

John Coates writes about his memories of Sydney 2000, as this week marks the 15 year anniversary.

Coates champions the women's cause on and off the arena

Coates champions the women's cause on and off the arena

11 September 2015

As we celebrate the 15th anniversary of Sydney 2000 the advancement of women in the Olympic Movement remains a priority for John Coates.

Peace, love and the Sydney Olympics

Peace, love and the Sydney Olympics

11 September 2015

If you had to nominate the iconic moment of the Sydney Olympics, it would be hard to argue against Cathy Freeman sprinting to gold after months of intense pressure.

Sydney Olympic legacy up with best: Coates

Sydney Olympic legacy up with best: Coates

11 September 2015

John Coates knows he's biased. But Australia's Olympic heavyweight reckons the legacy of the 2000 Sydney Olympics is, like the Games themselves, the best.

Russell Withers retires from AOC

Russell Withers retires from AOC

9 September 2015

AOC: Mr Russell Withers has today announced his retirement from the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Executive on which he has served since 2001.

Michellie Jones, Emma Snowsill and Peter Robertson inducted into the ITU Hall of Fame

Michellie Jones, Emma Snowsill and Peter Robertson inducted into the ITU Hall of Fame

8 September 2015

The International Triathlon Union has announced seven inductees for the second annual Hall of Fame including Australian athletes Michellie Jones, Emma Snowsill and Peter Robertson

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers receives bronze medal

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers receives bronze medal

1 September 2015

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers has been presented with his 2004 Olympic bronze medal from the men’s individual time trial, 11 years after the event.

Stilnox ban introduced early for Rio athletes

Stilnox ban introduced early for Rio athletes

28 August 2015

The Australian Olympic Committee’s ban on certain hypnotic medications, including stilnox, remains in place for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio and will come into effect earlier.

Journey to Rio - Jarrod Poort

Australian Olympic Flag Bearers

Did you know?

Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.