New Australian Olympic Committee CEO Matt Carroll says stronger relationships with sporting bodies can help combat talent drains to emerging codes.
Australia debuted at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan this week and, according to AOC President John Coates, it is just the beginning of Australia’s increasing involvement in Asia.
This month, Australia’s oldest living Olympian, Frank Prihoda, made his Olympic debut at the 1956 winter Games in Italy.
Tokyo 2020 concluded today its first National Olympic Committee (NOC) Open Days event, hosting delegations from 13 NOCs. Their visit was aimed at reviewing and showcasing the progress made in preparations for the Games and ensuring the best possible conditions are made available for the athletes during the Tokyo 2020 Games.
It might be almost five years on from winning Paralympic gold in London but Annabelle Williams is still doing her best to inspire Australians to do everything they can to achieve their goals.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games
Did you know?
There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.
Did you know?
Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.