AOC News

Judy Patching

To so many he is the foundation stone on which the Australian Olympic movement is built and athletes and officials gathered in Geelong this week to celebrate Julius (Judy) Patching’s 90th birthday.

Global Sports Consultants LLC, which does business in Australia under the brand name of CoSport, announced today ...


5 January 2007
AOC President John Coates

TO Ricky Ponting, captain, Australian Cricket Team. Congratulations to you and your team on your emphatic victory. You are most outstanding examples of Australia’s sporting prowess and make us all very proud. Well done! John Coates Australian Olympic Committee

Merry Christmas from the AOC

22 December 2006

The Australian Olympic Committee would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous New Year. 2006 was a very successful year for many Australian athletes and the AOC.

Kevin Berry who won the 200m butterfly in world record time at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

Olympic swimming gold medallist Kevin Berry has passed away after a long illness. He was 61. Berry was one of the youngest...

Tim Cahill weaving his magic against Argentina during Athens 2004.

Football Federation Australia took a significant step towards ensuring long-term success of its national teams with the appointment of experienced Dutchman Robert Baan to the position of Technical Director.

AOC Official Historian, Harry Gordon.

AOC historian Harry Gordon has been presented with the International Society of Olympic Historians Lifetime Award 2006.

AOC President John Coates

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates and IOC Member Kevan Gosper today unveiled a...

AOC President John Coates

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has boosted funding for elite athletes training for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing to over five million dollars.

AOC President John Coates

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, thanked Ian Thorpe for his “enormous contribution” to Australian sport...