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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.

AOC Launches Road to Rio Program

AOC Launches Road to Rio Program

18 November 2014

RIO 2016: Some 21 months out from the Rio Olympic Games in 2016, the Australian Olympic Committee today launched Road to Rio: IGNITE in Sydney.

Parliament approves anti-doping code to align with world authority

Parliament approves anti-doping code to align with world authority

17 November 2014

DOPING: Australia's anti-doping body will be given boosted powers to crack down on drugs in sport. Legislation to bring ASADA in line with the WADA cleared parliament on Monday.

World Class to World Best

World Class to World Best

12 November 2014

RIO 2016: Being competition ready and in the right mindset for the Rio Games in 2016 are the themes of Australia's third annual high performance sports conference - World Class to World Best.

Journey to Rio: Isaac Kapa and Chris McHugh

Indigenous Recognition at AOC 2015 AGM

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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.