Australian Canoeing and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) today announced the appointment of Richard Fox as Canoeing National Performance Director.
Westfields Sports High School in Sydney was formally awarded the 2008 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Sport and Youth Trophy today.The Sport and Youth Trophy is aimed at rewarding organisations that have promoted or developed sporting or educational programs linked to Olympism aimed at young people.
Stephanie Rice, Emma Snowsill and Steve Hooker are among champions from the Beijing Olympic Games who have been included in a list of 100 great all-time Australian Olympians
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has announced details of the nationwide, eight city Welcome Home Celebrations to pay tribute to the 2008 Australian Olympic Team.
Western Australia's Olympic contingent has swelled to 49 membersafter women's hockey reserve Shelley Liddelow was drafted into the Hockeyroos squad following the hamstring injury to Fiona Johnson, suffered in Australia's 2-2 warm up draw with World number 2, Argentina.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) today thanked all those involved in delivering what promises to be the best ever coverage of the Olympic Games.
On Thursday 17th July 2008, the Bellevue Ballroom at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre came alive, as the WA Olympic Council hosted the largest and most prestigious Olympic function ever held in Western Australia.
The Australian Olympic Committee's announcement today of the Cycling and Equestrian Sections of the 2008 Australian Olympic Team has seen Western Australia's representation reach a final total of 48 athletes out of the total team size of approximately 434.
Western Australia has continued its impressive contribution to Australia's men's water polo Olympic history by securing three players in the 2008 Australian Olympic Team while Shawn Redhage has also been selected for men's basketball.