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IOC and Samsung extend Partnership through to 2020

IOC and Samsung extend Partnership through to 2020

17 August 2014

Samsung has extended its worldwide sponsorship of the Olympic Games through until 2020 and becomes the 11th TOP Partner to do so.

Fiona de Jong named AOC Secretary General

Fiona de Jong named AOC Secretary General

7 August 2014

AOC: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) today appointed Ms Fiona de Jong as its new Secretary General assuming the role of chief administrative and financial officer.

AOC aims for top-five finish in Rio

AOC aims for top-five finish in Rio

5 August 2014

RIO 2016: Leading Australian Olympic officials say a top-five finish in the 2016 Rio medalcount is difficult but achievable, with probably double the gold medals won in London needed to make it happen.

Two years until Australia marches at the Rio Olympic Games

Two years until Australia marches at the Rio Olympic Games

5 August 2014

RIO 2016: The 5th of August 2014 is an exciting day as it marks two years until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Ian Baker-Finch joins Australian Olympic Team

Ian Baker-Finch joins Australian Olympic Team

5 August 2014

RIO 2016: Australian Olympic Team Chef de Mission, Kitty Chiller has used the two-years-to Rio countdown to name the next crop of Team Leaders for the 2016 Olympic Games, headlined by golfing great and 1991 winner of The Open, Ian Baker-Finch.

Ginn wins Thomas Keller rowing medal

Ginn wins Thomas Keller rowing medal

4 July 2014

Australia's most successful Olympic rower Drew Ginn has received world rowing's highest honour.

AOC unveils new online motivational tool

AOC unveils new online motivational tool

23 June 2014

Australian Olympians aim to motivate school students across Australia in a new online video resource produced by the AOC.

Ian Chesterman appointed 2018 Chef

Ian Chesterman appointed 2018 Chef

20 May 2014

AOC: Tasmania’s Ian Chesterman has been appointed Chef de Mission of the Australian Olympic Team for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, the sixth time he has led an Australian Olympic Team.

Coates sends Olympic sports a warning on WADA rules

Coates sends Olympic sports a warning on WADA rules

10 May 2014

AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has sent a blunt warning to his member sports to be aware of the new WADA rules concerning coaches, trainers and support personnel who are involved in doping.

Women dominating leadership roles at AOC

Women dominating leadership roles at AOC

10 May 2014

AOC: Women are being appointed to more leadership roles by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) with three Olympians in charge of future Teams.

Aussies march into Port Moresby

2015 Pacific Games

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).