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(L-R) Emily Seebohm, Leisel Jones, Jessicah Schipper and Alicia Coutts of Australia pose with their gold medals during the medal ceremony for the Women's 4x100m Medley Relay Final at Dr. S.P. Mukherjee Aquatics Complex during day six of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Direct financial support for Australia’s top athletes, including potential medal winners at the next year’s Commonwealth Games, will be boosted thanks to a new partnership between the ASC and ACGA.

Fresh start for Swimming Australia

SWIMMING: Following the statement by Swimming Australia regarding their Integrity Panel Report, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) can update with the following.

Emily Seebohm reacts after competing in the Women's 100m Backstroke heat 4 on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 29, 2012 in London, England.

The President of the AOC, John Coates, is confident Australia’s swimmers will be a force at the 2016 Rio Olympics. As part of his President’s Review in the AOC’s Annual Report, Coates says

Natalie Cook of the Australian Beach Volleyball team speaks to the media during a press conference at Olympic Park on July 22, 2012 in London, England.

AOC: Two five-time Olympians have been elected as Presidents of their State Olympic Councils on the road to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Senator Kate Lundy, Australian Sports Minister, speaks during a press conference at the Main Press Centre on July 26, 2012 in London, England.

AOC: Minister for Sport Kate Lundy has welcomed the announcement that three outstanding sports women will soon join the board of the AOC.

(L-R) Danielle Woodward, Nicole Livingstone and Kitty Chiller.

AOC: Women will play a key role in the running of the Olympic Movement in Australia in the future following a massive shift in the gender balance on the Executive (Board) of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).

Vale Rod Allen

2 April 2013
Rod Allen, Manager of the AOC's London 2012 Main Press Centre Team.

VALE: We are deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of our friend and colleague Rod Allen.

Australian rowers prepare for the National Rowing Selection Trials at Penrith International Regatta Centre on March 27, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

The Olympic family is saddened by the passing of 1952 Olympian Ernest Chapman at the age of 86.

Chat to a Champ

In a small Victorian country town, just north of the Grampians, fifty primary school students are eagerly waiting to chat with the two-time Olympic triathlete Courtney Atkinson.

Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates speaks at the Australian Olympic Committee 2012 Olympic Games team flag bearer announcement at the Stratford Westfield Southern Lounge on July 26, 2012 in London, England.

AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), John Coates, fully supports the new governance standards announced today by Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Chair John Wylie.