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International Regatta Centre honours John Coates

International Regatta Centre honours John Coates

14 May 2015

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has had the pavilion at the Sydney International Regatta Centre (SIRC) in Penrith named in his honour.

 Seven secures World Swimming Championships

Seven secures World Swimming Championships

12 May 2015

The Seven Network has announced a new long-term partnership with FINA to be the home for the World Swimming Championships for 2015 and 2017.

Weekend wrap - Monday 11 May

Weekend wrap - Monday 11 May

11 May 2015

Catch up on all the news from the weekend, including a huge AOC Annual General Meeting, athletics grand prix, Rugby 7s action in Glasgow and the BMX World Cup second round.

AOC changes constitution to recognise indigenous heritage

AOC changes constitution to recognise indigenous heritage

9 May 2015

AOC: Members at the Australian Olympic Committee Annual General Meeting in Sydney today have unanimously voted to amend the Constitution to recognise the nation’s first people.

Seven expands Olympic partnership to support Australian Team

Seven expands Olympic partnership to support Australian Team

9 May 2015

Seven West Media Group has underlined its commitment to the Olympic Movement in Australia by becoming an Official Partner of the Australian Olympic Team.

Coates - ASADA's hands tied behind its back

Coates - ASADA's hands tied behind its back

9 May 2015

AOC: John Coates, has told the AOC Annual General Meeting a lack of investigative powers has left ASADA “with its hands tied behind its back”.

Olympic Order awarded to Helen Brownlee

Olympic Order awarded to Helen Brownlee

5 May 2015

The Vice President of the AOC, Helen Brownlee, has been awarded the Olympic Order for her contribution to world sport and her dedication to upholding the Olympic ideals.

Bach enthusiastic for Brisbane and rules out joint city bid

Bach enthusiastic for Brisbane and rules out joint city bid

30 April 2015

2028 BID: IOC President Thomas Bach has ruled out a joint bid from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane for the 2028 Olympic Games but remains enthusiastic for a Brisbane bid that would encompass the region of south-east Queensland.

Social wrap: IOC President Thomas Bach visits Australia

Social wrap: IOC President Thomas Bach visits Australia

30 April 2015

Catch up on the social coverage of IOC President Thomas Bach's visit to Australia.

Bach ‘very satisfied’ with ‘emotional’ day in Australia

Bach ‘very satisfied’ with ‘emotional’ day in Australia

29 April 2015

AOC: IOC President Thomas Bach had not been to Australia since the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and it took no time at all to ‘really feel at home again amongst friends’.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

1 Year to PyeongChang 2018

Did you know?

Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).

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).