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Brownlee backs women in sport

Brownlee backs women in sport

27 October 2014

AOC: Australian Olympic Committee Vice President, Helen Brownlee, has capped off a fascinating day one at the Asia Pacific World Sport and Women (APWSW) Conference with an impassioned keynote address.

How 220 = Top 5

How 220 = Top 5

23 October 2014

RIO 2016: Leading into the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, there has never been a stronger alliance between the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).

Coates pays tribute to Gough Whitlam and his Sydney 2000 role

Coates pays tribute to Gough Whitlam and his Sydney 2000 role

21 October 2014

Among the many triumphs Gough Whitlam had during his life, the former Prime Minister played a vital role in winning the 2000 Olympic Games bid for Sydney- an event that shaped the nation.

Coates calls for urgent doping compliance

Coates calls for urgent doping compliance

17 October 2014

DOPING: Australia's Olympics chief has urged all sporting bodies to bring their anti-drugs codes up to world standard or risk not being able to participate in major events.

Sports at risk if code not backed: Coates

Sports at risk if code not backed: Coates

17 October 2014

AOC: Australia's Olympics chief John Coates believes delaying the adoption of a world anti-drugs policy could put at risk the nation's participation in major sports events.

Coates to appear at ASADA Senate inquiry

Coates to appear at ASADA Senate inquiry

16 October 2014

AOC: John Coates will appear at a Senate Inquiry in Canberra on Friday where he will support tougher bans for drug cheats and a targeted campaign to rid sport of corrupt athlete associates.

Crow's stinging attack on dopers

Crow's stinging attack on dopers

13 October 2014

ROWING: Olympic medallist Kim Crow has hit out at drug cheats saying “dopers have stolen the innocence of sport. Dopers have cast a shadow over our entire sporting population”.

Coates steps down from FISA Council as Oceania representative

Coates steps down from FISA Council as Oceania representative

13 October 2014

AOC President John Coates has retired from his position as the Oceania Representative on the Council of the World’s Governing body (FISA) after 22 years of service

Sports coach course taps power of positive

Sports coach course taps power of positive

9 October 2014

COACHING: Kevan Gosper learned the value of quality coaching during a 57-year involvement with the Olympic movement.

Nick Green appointed CEO of Cycling Australia

Nick Green appointed CEO of Cycling Australia

23 September 2014

CYCLING: The Australian Olympic Committee congratulates Executive Member and 2012 Team Chef de Mission Nick Green OAM on his appointment as the new Chief Executive Officer of Cycling Australia.

Off the water with Aussie rowers

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.