AOC News

Olympic effort earns awards

31 October 2006

There were 27 secondary and college school students from the ACT and region presented Pierre de Coubertin awards last week.

AOC President John Coates

We stated our position in a meeting with President Rogge. We expressed a concern for the well being of the athletes having to...

A London bus getting the city behind the 2012 Olympic Games.

The Secretary-General of the Australian Olympic Committee, Craig Phillips has described as “extremely generous” an offer...

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He claimed Olympic bronze because of impeccable timing and yesterday synchronised diver Steven Barnett showed it again in the wake of cricket's international drug scandal.

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...