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Inaugural De Coubertin Service Awards presented

Inaugural De Coubertin Service Awards presented

27 June 2003

Queensland Olympic Council Education Commission Olympian Kim Cooper, presents the first inaugural De Coubertin Service Award to Marlene Mathews and John Kane...

New Home For Olympic Sculptures

New Home For Olympic Sculptures

8 May 2003

Two of the three giant metal sculptures that sat atop Sydney’s Centrepoint Tower for the 2000 Olympics are making their new home in Canberra...

Fellowship follows fires

Fellowship follows fires

28 April 2003

In the true spirit of Olympism, the ACT Olympians Club came to the assistance of fellow Club member Rob de Castella following the January 2003 Canberra fires...

Wynnum High hosted Pierre de Coubertin launch

Wynnum High hosted Pierre de Coubertin launch

23 March 2003

The QOC launched the 2003 Pierre de Coubertin Awards at Wynnum State High School in Brisbane...

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One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.