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Helm back in training?

Helm back in training?

19 January 2007

Retired Olympic ten-metre platform diver Mathew Helm is toying with the idea of a comeback to competitive diving in a bid to compete at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

AOC and BOA sign new Co-Operation Agreement

AOC and BOA sign new Co-Operation Agreement

15 January 2007

Australia’s athletes training for the London Games in 2012 will “benefit enormously” from a new partnership between the Australian Olympic

Birthday tribute for Julius (Judy) Patching - 90 years young

Birthday tribute for Julius (Judy) Patching - 90 years young

9 January 2007

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.

AOC appoints CoSport as Exclusive Providers of Tickets and Hospitality Packages through 2012

AOC appoints CoSport as Exclusive Providers of Tickets and Hospitality Packages through 2012

8 January 2007

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

Congratulations.

Congratulations.

5 January 2007

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

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.

Olympic great Kevin Berry dies at 61

Olympic great Kevin Berry dies at 61

7 December 2006

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

Robert Baan Appointed FFA Technical Director

Robert Baan Appointed FFA Technical Director

5 December 2006

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.

Olympic Historian Harry Gordon Honoured

Olympic Historian Harry Gordon Honoured

28 November 2006

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

Melbourne 1956 commemorative plaque unveiled

Melbourne 1956 commemorative plaque unveiled

22 November 2006

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

Off the water with Aussie rowers

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.