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Diver in sync with clean play message

Diver in sync with clean play message

18 October 2006

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

AOC praises Arafura

16 October 2006

Our Games nominated in `sport for all' category.

Second delegation visits Beijing

Second delegation visits Beijing

8 October 2006

The Australian Olympic Committee hosted its second delegation planning visit to Beijing in September...

John Coates tribute to Peter Norman

John Coates tribute to Peter Norman

3 October 2006

One of Australia’s best track & field athletes, Olympic silver medallist Peter Norman, has died after suffering a heart attack...

BK visits the Northern Territory

BK visits the Northern Territory

18 September 2006

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

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.

Numbers grow for '56 Olympic reunion

Numbers grow for '56 Olympic reunion

6 September 2006

More than 300 veteran Olympians from around the world have confirmed they will be in Melbourne for this year's golden...

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...

Michael Rogers receives Athens bronze medal

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.