AOC News

IOC President Jacques Rogge (c) with the four new IOC Members to the Athletes' Commission. (L to R) Tony Estanguet (FRA canoe-kayak), Kirsty Coventry (ZIM swimming), Danka Bartekova (SVK shooting) and James Tomkins (AUS rowing).

Australian rowing great, James Tomkins, has been sworn in as a member of the IOC Athletes’ Commission bringing Australia's representation on the IOC to three members.

The beautiful Sochi ski cross course at the official test event for the 2014 Winter Games.

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AOC President John Coates and Senator Kate Lundy at the AOC Annual General Meeting on 4 May 2013.

AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has paid tribute to the outgoing Federal Sports Minister, Senator Kate Lundy, saying “ she instigated important changes which benefited athletes across all sports”.

AOC President John Coates and Senator Kate Lundy at the AOC Annual General Meeting on 4 May 2013.

AOC President, John Coates, has congratulated the Federal Sports Minister, Senator Kate Lundy, after the ASADA Bill passed through the Senate saying it “reinforces the Minister’s strong commitment to the fight against doping in sport in Australia”.

Five time Olympian, Natalie Cook visited her old school, Jindalee Primary on Tuesday 18th June for the athletics carnival and to celebrate Olympic Day. Cook shared her favourite school sporting moment in “winning at the house carnivals in high school for swimming, athletics and cross country.”

Five-time Olympian Natalie Cook with kids from her Primary School in Queensland for 2013 Olympic Day celebrations.

Olympians from Natalie Cook to Betty Cuthbert are getting out their green and gold uniforms in preparation to visit primary and secondary schools as part of International Olympic Day.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by the Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates and the Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut in Lausanne on Saturday 15 June 2013.

AOC: Australia’s Olympic athletes and coaches will benefit from a new partnership between the Australian and Canadian Olympic Committees. These organisations have united to support excellence in sport with collaboration on key elements of high performance through until after the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Libby Trickett is presented with her Official Pin from the London Games from Queensland Premier Campbell Newman, AOC President John Coates and QOC President Natalie Cook, during a ceremony at Parliament House in Brisbane on 6 June 2013.

Olympians and dignitaries gathered at Parliament House in Brisbane on Thursday to celebrate the contribution Queenslanders have made to Australian Olympic Teams over the years and complete the remarkable journey of the London Olympians.

K4 Olympic Gold Medallist David Smith (Lake Illawarra) was joined by Olympic swimmers David McKeon (Mt Kembla) and Jarrod Poort (Warilla) as their names were added to the Illawarra Olympic Tribute Wall.

NSWOC: The names of ten Olympians from the 2012 Australian Olympic Team were added to the Illawarra Olympic Wall at a ceremony in Wollongong’s Lang Park today.