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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...

Congratulations for Coates from Madame Butterfly

Congratulations for Coates from Madame Butterfly

13 June 2006

High praise today from Susie O’Neill for John Coates’ Queens Birthday award...

Top honour for John Coates

Top honour for John Coates

12 June 2006

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee and IOC member, John Coates, has received Australia’s highest award...

Kemp and Ellicott awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Kemp and Ellicott awarded Olympic Order of Merit

20 May 2006

The Australian Olympic Committee has awarded the Order of Merit to the Federal Sports Minister Rod Kemp and former Fraser Government Minister Bob Ellicott QC...

AOC Welcomes Budget Funding Boost For Sport

AOC Welcomes Budget Funding Boost For Sport

10 May 2006

AOC President John Coates has welcomed the increased spending on sport announced in the Federal Budget...

International Award for Harry Gordon

International Award for Harry Gordon

13 April 2006

The International Society of Olympic Historians has conferred a rare honour on Australia’s Harry Gordon...

Swim team bound for Beijing inspection

Swim team bound for Beijing inspection

6 April 2006

Head coach Alan Thompson will lead an Australian Swimming delegation on a visit to Beijing next week to inspect Olympic venues and facilities built for the 2008 Games...

New anti-drugs agency straight down to business

New anti-drugs agency straight down to business

15 March 2006

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) opened for business at 9am yesterday.

New sports anti-doping body enhances Australia 's reputation

New sports anti-doping body enhances Australia 's reputation

14 March 2006

Australia now has a single, dedicated focal point for combating the use of drugs in sport with the establishment of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), the Minister for the Arts and Sport, Senator Rod Kemp, announced today.

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

Colin Coates (Speed Skating) has attended 6 Winter Games: 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988.