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The countdown is on to Innsbruck 2012!

The countdown is on to Innsbruck 2012!

13 January 2011

The 13th of January in Austria marks the “one year to go” milestone for Innsbruck 2012! In one year exactly, the world’s best young athletes aged 14 to 18 will attend

AOC pledges support

AOC pledges support

13 January 2011

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has today pledged support of $100,000 to the Queensland Flood Relief Appeal. On behalf of the Olympic movement and all Australian Olympians, the AOC has pledged a donation consistent with its response to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal in 2009.

Second top ten for Owens

Second top ten for Owens

13 January 2011

Australian skier Jenny Owens added another top 10 finish to her World Cup ski cross campaign in Alpe d’Huez, France, last night. Her 10th place provided the AIS scholarship holder with her second top 10 finish within a week, indicating that Owens’ season is gathering momentum after a slow start to the year.

Stosur and Wozniacki knocked out

Stosur and Wozniacki knocked out

12 January 2011

Australia's big hope Samantha Stosur has followed world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki and the second-ranked Vera Zvonareva out the Sydney International exit gates. Fourth-seeded Stosur succumbed 3-6 6-3 6-4 to two-time grand slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova

Meyer bags birthday gold

Meyer bags birthday gold

12 January 2011

Western Australia's Cameron Meyer celebrated his twenty-third birthday by successfully defending his Australian time trial crown at the 2011 Mars Cycling Australian Road National Championships in Learmonth with Shara Gillow collecting the elite women's crown.

2018 bid process – all three Candidate Cities submit their Files

2018 bid process – all three Candidate Cities submit their Files

12 January 2011

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it has received

Stars shine in Jan- AOC Sports Blog

Stars shine in Jan- AOC Sports Blog

11 January 2011

Summer is that marvellous time of year when the AOC, like many Australians, laps up some of the best of what sport has to offer.

Lauren Jackson returns to Australia for injury assessment and treatment

Lauren Jackson returns to Australia for injury assessment and treatment

11 January 2011

Reigning WNBA MVP and Australian Opals forward Lauren Jackson has returned to Australia

Thorpe would be a hit: Perkins

Thorpe would be a hit: Perkins

10 January 2011

Swimming great Ian Thorpe can be a success if he decides to come back for the 2012 London Olympics, according to two-time Olympic champion Kieren Perkins. Reports on Sunday suggested Thorpe was contemplating coming out of retirement to return to competition in the pool in time for next year's Games.

Bobridge bolts to stunning win

Bobridge bolts to stunning win

10 January 2011

Jack Bobridge unleashed a world-class ride to win the Australian elite men's road race championship, again highlighting his status as a future cycling superstar. The 21-year-old from Adelaide already has an under-23 road time trial world title, a senior world track title, two Commonwealth Games gold medals and he rode at the Beijing

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.