On the eve of World Olympic Day, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) will present the family of the late Olympian Peter Norman an Order of Merit at a special ceremony in Melbourne tonight, Friday June 22nd.
The Australian Team for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) continues to grow with another 10 of the nation’s brightest young sporting prospects added to the Team.
The Australian Men's Foil Team won a bronze medal at the Asian Zone Championships yesterday, the first time an Australian team has reached the podium at this level.
Each Olympic Games, the world comes together through sport; differences are set aside, even welcomed, and talents are showcased.
Australian Equestrian-Dressage legend and five-time Olympian Mary Hanna has received one of the FEI’s most prestigious accolades – the Gold Badge of Honour.
It was a case of survival of the fittest in yesterday’s energy-sapping World Triathlon Series Leeds round with Australia’s Rio Olympian, "Mr. Consistent" Ryan Bailie, the best of the Aussies, moving up the ITU WTS World Rankings to sixth after his 10th place finish.
In an historic sporting moment the Australian Volleyroos have defeated world volleyball heavyweights and Olympic Silver Medallists Italy 3-1 (27-25, 18-25, 25-19, 25-23) to complete a clean sweep of their three Volleyball Nations League matches this weekend.
Australia has a remarkable history in Hockey at the Olympic Games, with the Hockeyroos considered the nation’s most successful Olympic team and the Kookaburras more often than not on the dais.
Olympian Robert de Castella regards the work he does with the Indigenous Marathon Foundation (IMF) as a more important achievement than any his successes as an athlete.
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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.
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Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.