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Williams inspires in East Arnhem Land

Williams inspires in East Arnhem Land

7 February 2017

It might be almost five years on from winning Paralympic gold in London but Annabelle Williams is still doing her best to inspire Australians to do everything they can to achieve their goals.

Freshwater honours for Nugget May

Freshwater honours for Nugget May

29 January 2017

Norman May’s famous gold medal call from the 1980 Moscow Olympics echoed around Sydney’s Freshwater Beach today as the Surf Lifesaving community honoured one of its greatest members.

Australia Day 2017

Australia Day 2017

27 January 2017

Australian Olympians took to social media yesterday to reflect on what it means to wear the green and gold on the international sporting stage and represent their country in the sport they love.

OAM for 2006 Olympic Winter Gold Medallist

OAM for 2006 Olympic Winter Gold Medallist

26 January 2017

The Australia Day Honours List include Mr Dale Nygel Begg-Smith who has received a Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division for his Services to Sport.

Olympians awarded top Australia Day Honours

Olympians awarded top Australia Day Honours

26 January 2017

Olympic rowing gold medallist, Kim Brennan, and our golden Women’s 7s rugby team are among 22 Olympic athletes included on the Australia Day Honours list.

A partnership agreement between the AOC and ASC

A partnership agreement between the AOC and ASC

13 January 2017

The President of the AOC, John Coates AC has today responded to a proposal received 21 December 2016 from ASC Chair, John Wylie AM for a partnership agreement between their two bodies.

Coates recognised in top 5 influential Olympic figures

Coates recognised in top 5 influential Olympic figures

5 January 2017

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), John Coates, has featured near the top of an international poll recognising world leaders and influential sporting figures.

Melbourne 1956: Olympic basketball debut for Australia

Melbourne 1956: Olympic basketball debut for Australia

24 November 2016

On day three of the Games Australian men’s basketball made its Olympic debut, while rower, Merv Wood, competing in his four consecutive Games progressed to the final giving him a shot at a third Olympic medal.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics: First Australian’s compete

Melbourne 1956 Olympics: First Australian’s compete

23 November 2016

There were 15 sports competing on day two as the Games were in full swing by 8.00am with Fencing.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics: The Games are opened

Melbourne 1956 Olympics: The Games are opened

22 November 2016

60 years ago today the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games were officially opened, with Ron Clarke bearing the torch for Team Australia.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

2017/18 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).

Did you know?

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