AOC News

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...

Our Lady of the sacred Heart, NT

The Australian Olympic Committee’s new on-line education program is using the Boxing Kangaroo, affectionately known as “BK”, as a symbol that educators ...

No babies in Olympic Village

8 September 2006

At its recent meeting the AOC Team Executive ruled out any possibility of babies being permitted to live in the Olympic Village at the 2008 Beijing Games.

More than 300 veteran Olympians from around the world have confirmed they will be in Melbourne for this year's golden...

Olympian Mervyn Wood passed away on Saturday after a long illness, aged 89...

Tribute Merv Wood

21 August 2006

AOC President John Coates has paid tribute to the late Merv Wood describing him as “clearly one of our finest Olympians”...

Katrina Powell celebrates after scoring against the Netherlands during the Sydney Olympics.

The two Olympic hockey gold medals belonging to three-time Olympian Katrina Powell OAM have been returned, 22 days...

With two years to go until the Opening Ceremony at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the Premier of NSW, launched the...