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Most successful fundraising dinner ever

Most successful fundraising dinner ever

23 June 2012

The Prime Minister’s Olympic Dinner (PMOD) in Melboune on Saturday night will raise a record $2 million dollars for Australia’s athletes competing at next month’s London Olympics.

Aussies miss archery team spots

Aussies miss archery team spots

22 June 2012

The Australian men's and women's archery teams have missed out on a berth in the team event at the London Olympics.

Boomers to stand tall in London

Boomers to stand tall in London

22 June 2012

The Australian men’s basketball team are ready to stand up and be counted as the Boomers look to win their first Olympic medal with a team of players being drawn from some of the toughest competitions around the world.

Opals ready to turn to gold

Opals ready to turn to gold

22 June 2012

With three consecutive Olympic silver medals to their name, the Opals know that a fourth straight is not an option – they want gold.

Rowers keen to deliver an avalanche of medals

Rowers keen to deliver an avalanche of medals

22 June 2012

The rowing section of the Australian Olympic Team has been announced today with 46 athletes off to the London Olympic Games. Australia’s “lucky 13” crews are charged with the task of lifting the Australian medal tally at the Eton Dorney rowing course.

Poort to continue 1500m legacy

Poort to continue 1500m legacy

21 June 2012

Wollongong teenager Jarrod Poort has become the final athlete named in the Australian Olympic Swim Team. The 17-year-old’s position in the 1500m freestyle ensures Australia will be represented in every event on the swimming program in London.

World class support for Australian Team

World class support for Australian Team

21 June 2012

While Australia’s athletes are leaving nothing to chance in the preparation for taking on the world’s best at the London Olympic Games, the AOC and the AIS/ASC have been planning and implementing initiatives that will give Australian athletes a crucial boost.

Gymnasts ready to amaze in Olympic arena

Gymnasts ready to amaze in Olympic arena

21 June 2012

One thing missing from the Australian trophy cabinet is an Olympic medal in artistic gymnastics – but the five athletes selected today to compete in London are determined to fix that.

Young Greek team will still test Boomers

Young Greek team will still test Boomers

21 June 2012

The Greek men’s national team that will take on the Australian Boomers in The Farewell Series in Victoria starting this Sunday (24 June) has been named and Australian men’s Head Coach Brett Brown says they will give his side just the sort of tough competition they need in the lead-up to London.

Kahlefeldt back after pneumonia scare

Kahlefeldt back after pneumonia scare

21 June 2012

Australia’s London-bound dual Olympian Brad Kahlefeldt will make his return to racing in Kitzbuhel, Austria this weekend, just five weeks after being admitted to hospital with pneumonia in San Deigo.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).