Hundreds of Australia's best athletes gathered in Melbourne to say goodbye to a great off-field sporting identity.A memorial service was held at the MCG on Wednesday for sporting administrator Julius (Judy) Patching, who died aged 92 on February 13.
AOC Vice President Ron Harvey has been awarded the prestigious Pierre de Coubertin medal by the International Olympic Committee for outstanding services to the Olympic movement.A long-time basketball player and coach Harvey has made an outstanding contribution to the development of Australian sport in a
We have no comment on the penalty delivered by the court today. However I have no doubt the AOC Executive made the correct decision in terminating Nick D’Arcy’s membership of the Beijing Olympic Team last June. In regards to Nick D’Arcy representing Australia at the 2012 Olympic Games in London
The Australian Olympic Committee and Paralympic Committee have completed a detailed High Performance Plan (HPP) which calls for an urgent increase in funding
Swimmer Nick D’Arcy will be sentenced on March 27 for the assault on Simon Cowley.D’Arcy, 21, appeared in a Sydney court again today where the Magistrate heard final sentencing submissions.
Ten of Australia’s high profile Olympians travelled to the Kinglake area in Victoria Tuesday to try and lift the spirits of the local communities
Harry Gordon, honorary official historian of the AOC, writes:Julius “Judy” Patching, who died on Friday at the age of 92, was not only the Grand Old Man of the Olympic movement. He was one of the most loved characters in all Australian sport, admired and respected by generations of athletes for the genial, down-to-earth wisdom of his leadership.
The Australian Olympic Movement is mourning the death of Julius (Judy) Patching AO OBE. Judy passed away in hospital on Friday aged 92.To so many he was the foundation stone on which the Australian Olympic movement is built and Olympians past, present and future owe Judy a great deal.
As Australia tries to come to terms with the nation’s worst peacetime disaster, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) today made a $100,000 donation to show support for those communities impacted by the devastating fires in Victoria. The AOC made its donation to the 2009 Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund launched by the Victorian Premier in partnership with the Australian Government and the Red Cross.
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Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.
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Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.