AOC News

2016 Australian Olympic Team Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller speaks to media about the AOC Position Statement on Alcohol and Behaviour for future Teams in Sydney on 19 November 2013.

2016 Australian Olympic Team Chef de Mission, Kitty Chiller explained the Alcohol Position Statement to media in Sydney today.

Australian Team members supporting the women's basketball team during the Beijing Olympic Games.

The AOC has made public the new restrictions on the consumption of alcohol for members of future Australian Olympic Teams including athletes and officials.

Marjorie Jackson, on the podium after winning gold in the 100m at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games.

ATHLETICS: Marjorie Jackson, the first Australian female ever to set an athletics world record, will join her equally impressive compatriot Betty Cuthbert in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Hall of Fame.

Gerry Ryan is presented with the Australian Olympic Committee Order of Merit by AOC President John Coates at the 2013 Annual General Meeting on the 6th of May in Sydney.

AOC President John Coates has congratulated Gerry Ryan on his appointment as Cycling Australia President.

Kim Crow of Australia poses with her gold medal after the Women's Single Sculls final during day eight of the 2013 World Rowing Championships on September 1, 2013 in Chungju, South Korea.

ROWING: The great run of sporting success of Australia’s women continues with rower Kim Crow named female athlete of the year by the International Rowing Federation (FISA).

Deputy Chief Commisioner, Kitty Chiller talks at the Australian Olympic Committee Garden Party on August 1, 2012 in London, England.

The Australian section of the Olympic Village in Rio will be an alcohol free zone.

AOC President John Coates poses for a photo in front of the Sydney Opera House on October 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Coates last night was named Chairman of the 2020 Tokyo IOC Coordination Commission.

RIO 2016: The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) needs to be “inside the tent” if the Australian Olympic Team is to achieve a top five finish on the medal tally at the 2016 Rio Games according to the President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) John Coates.

Campaign Rio launches

23 October 2013
The Maracanã stadium and the Maracanãzinho gymnasium are part of the Maracanã Zone.

RIO 2016: The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) today launched a partnership aimed at ensuring Australian athletes had the best possible planning and preparation ahead of the Rio Games.

Never give up, never stop believing in yourself and your dreams,

AOC President John Coates and the Japanese Ambassador , Mr Yoshitaka Akimoto in Sydney on 17 October, 2013.

AOC: The Japanese Ambassador to Australia, Mr Yoshitaka Akimoto, has met with AOC President John Coates in Sydney to congratulate him on his appointment as Chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.