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Passing of a great Olympian: Merv Wood

Passing of a great Olympian: Merv Wood

21 August 2006

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

Tribute Merv Wood

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”...

Hockeyroo Olympic gold medals returned

Hockeyroo Olympic gold medals returned

17 August 2006

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

Premier of NSW Launches Team Fund with cheque for $500,000

Premier of NSW Launches Team Fund with cheque for $500,000

11 August 2006

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

WA Launches Olympic Target of $600,000

WA Launches Olympic Target of $600,000

8 August 2006

To signify the Two-Year Countdown to the 2008 Olympic Games to be held in Beijing, China, the 2008 Australian Olympic Team / WA Appeal was launched at a breakfast...

AOC complains to Lord Mayor over Anzac Memorial

AOC complains to Lord Mayor over Anzac Memorial

4 August 2006

Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates has written to Sydney’s Lord Mayor Clover Moore saying new plans...

AOC to replace stolen hockey gold medals

AOC to replace stolen hockey gold medals

26 July 2006

Three-time Olympian Katrina Powell OAM has had her two Olympic hockey gold medals stolen from her home in Perth...

Kapyla Club tradition continues

Kapyla Club tradition continues

26 July 2006

Each year a number of green jackets with the Australian coat of arms sewn on the breast pocket are brought out of the cupboard and hung outside to air...

Olympic gold medallists support Australian Olympic Education

Olympic gold medallists support Australian Olympic Education

23 June 2006

Gold medallists from Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 are showing their support for the a.s.p.i.r.e. school network...

International Olympic Day kicking on

International Olympic Day kicking on

23 June 2006

Our sports loving nation is well and truly fixated on Germany for the Football World Cup and the Socceroo charge...

Aussies march into Port Moresby

2015 Pacific Games

Did you know?

Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.