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Pierre de Coubertin award turns 25!

Pierre de Coubertin award turns 25!

16 June 2017

For 25 years, the Australian Olympic Committee has awarded outstanding secondary students with the Pierre de Coubertin award, an accolade that acknowledges displays of the Olympic ideals - fair play and sportsmanship.

Aussie 7s looking to finish World Series on a winning note

Aussie 7s looking to finish World Series on a winning note

16 June 2017

The Australian Women’s Sevens squad for the last leg of the HSBC Women’s Sevens World Series in Clermont Ferrand, France has been named with Head Coach Tim Walsh announcing a full-strength side for the tournament.

Shkara shifts down and shapes up

Shkara shifts down and shapes up

16 June 2017

With the experience of the Rio 2016 Games under his belt and a drop in weight divisions Hayder Shkara looks set for his best World Championships to date.

6 things you didn't know about Rohan Chapman-Davies

6 things you didn't know about Rohan Chapman-Davies

16 June 2017

Rohan Chapman-Davies represented Australia in his first international moguls event in 2008 as a 16-year-old. Now, almost 10 years later and ranked in the top 30 in the world, the skier from Mosman, NSW is looking to make his Olympic debut in 2018.

11 Aussie crews prepare for World Rowing Cup 2

11 Aussie crews prepare for World Rowing Cup 2

16 June 2017

The 2017 Australian Rowing Team will take to the water this weekend to compete at World Rowing Cup 2 in Poznan, Poland. A total of 11 Australian crews will race over the course of the 39-country event that will run from Friday 16 June to Sunday 19 June.

Volleyroos confident and relaxed ahead of round three of World League

Volleyroos confident and relaxed ahead of round three of World League

16 June 2017

Australian men’s volleyball coach Mark Lebedew has had more than his fair share of challenges to deal with since he took over in charge of the Volleyroos at the end of last year, but he’s in a pretty happy place today.

 Matt Wilkinson surfs to victory at Fiji Pro

Matt Wilkinson surfs to victory at Fiji Pro

16 June 2017

Australian sufer Matt Wilkinson has won the Outerknown Fiji Pro, Stop No. 5 on the 2017 World Surf League Championship Tour, after an action-packed Finals Day that saw the world’s best surfers battle in pumping waves at Cloudbreak.

New look Synchro team emerge on world stage

New look Synchro team emerge on world stage

15 June 2017

It’s a new year, a new Olympic cycle and a new-look squad for the Australian Synchronised Swimming Team.

Aussies confirmed for FIH Hockey Pro League

Aussies confirmed for FIH Hockey Pro League

14 June 2017

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has confirmed that Australia’s men’s and women’s national teams will participate in the Hockey Pro League, a unique global international team-sport league.

Young team set to make their mark on Canoe Slalom World Cup season

Young team set to make their mark on Canoe Slalom World Cup season

14 June 2017

The 2017 ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup season kicks off this weekend in Prague, in the Czech Republic, with Australia fielding a ten-strong team led by Olympic silver and bronze medallist, Jessica Fox.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Australian Indigenous Olympians recognised for Olympic Day

Did you know?

Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.