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First time for Australia at Pacific Games

First time for Australia at Pacific Games

19 August 2014

TEAM: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has accepted an invitation to send a Team to compete in the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea.

Member sports must be 2015 WADA Code compliant: Coates

Member sports must be 2015 WADA Code compliant: Coates

18 August 2014

AOC: John Coates has advised all Olympic sporting organisations of proposed changes to the AOC’s Anti-Doping Rules and their need to be compliant with the new WADA Code which comes into effect on January 1st 2015.

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.

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

2015 Pacific Games

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.