Welcome Home celebrations have kicked off in spectacular fashion with a massive crowd turning out to the Sydney Opera House to pay tribute to the amazing achievements of the Australian Olympic Team.
The AOC has expressed deep sadness at the passing today of Australia’s first Olympic modern pentathlete (1952) and youngest Olympic coach (1948) Forbes Carlile MBE, aged 95.
It is with deep sadness that the Australian Olympic Team has a new oldest living Olympian after the passing of Helen Joy Hardon, who was a fencer at the Melbourne 1956.
Lydia Lassila has confirmed she'll make a tilt for a record-equalling fifth Winter Olympics, buoyed by a decision to build a $6 million training facility in Australia.
The Australian Olympic Committee and newly-crowned Olympic champion Jared Tallent have welcomed the decision to continue the ban on the Russian track and field team at the Rio Games.