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Positive Signs for Rio

Positive Signs for Rio

17 December 2014

AOC: There are very positive signs for Australia’s Olympic Team in RIO moving into 6th place on the overall medal tally in the AOC’s latest benchmark study.

IOC members embrace change

IOC members embrace change

9 December 2014

AGENDA 2020: Each of the 40 recommendations for reform, including an overhaul of the Olympic bidding process driven by John Coates, has been approved at the IOC Session.

Accept late night swimming finals and move on - Coates

Accept late night swimming finals and move on - Coates

7 December 2014

SWIMMING: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee John Coates says it’s time to “accept late night swimming finals in Rio and let’s get on with the job”.

Australia to compete at Asian Indoor Games

Australia to compete at Asian Indoor Games

1 December 2014

Australia and New Zealand will send athletes to the next Asian Indoor Games in 2017, following an accord with the Olympic Council of Asia.

Vale Phillip Hughes

Vale Phillip Hughes

27 November 2014

AOC: On behalf of the Australian Olympic Committee family we express our deepest condolences to the family of Phillip Hughes.

Page to lead first Pacific Games Team

Page to lead first Pacific Games Team

25 November 2014

2015 PACIFIC GAMES: Australian Olympic gold medallist Malcolm Page has been named Chef de Mission of the 2015 Australian Pacific Games Team.

AOC pledge thrilling: Freeman

AOC pledge thrilling: Freeman

21 November 2014

AOC: Cathy Freeman is says she's thrilled and proud that the Australian Olympic Committee will recognise indigenous Australians.

Indigenous heritage recognised in AOC Constitution

Indigenous heritage recognised in AOC Constitution

21 November 2014

The AOC is changing its constitution to recognise our indigenous heritage, has updated one of the Team values and is putting more practical support behind the Cathy Freeman Foundation.

The Rio dream ignited by legends

The Rio dream ignited by legends

19 November 2014

RIO2016: There was a buzz in the air, a steely determination and plenty of laughs at the first IGNITE session for Australia's Rio 2016 Olympic hopefuls in Sydney.

Aussie Fox helps shape Agenda 2020

Aussie Fox helps shape Agenda 2020

19 November 2014

IOC: Australian Olympic kayaker Jessica Fox has played a part in the launch of Agenda 2020- the International Olympic Committee’s road map for the future of the Games.

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

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