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Tyack ranks highly at World Championships

Tyack ranks highly at World Championships

18 October 2017

Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Ryan Tyack has claimed sixth in a field of 120 in the qualification of the World Archery Championships in Mexico City.

AOC signs agreement with AFP for safety and security advice

AOC signs agreement with AFP for safety and security advice

17 October 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has signed an agreement with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to provide advice on the security and safety for all the Teams the AOC will send away through to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Uni Sevens players added to squad for NZ series

Uni Sevens players added to squad for NZ series

16 October 2017

Six rising stars from the University Sevens Series have been selected to join the wider Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens squad that will compete in Bendigo against New Zealand next week.

Japan lead-up to suit Aussie sailors

Japan lead-up to suit Aussie sailors

16 October 2017

Australian Sailing Head Coach Victor Kovalenko has indicated on the eve of the first round of the 2017-18 World Cup Series in Japan that Australia’s proximity to the 2020 Olympics host nation should provide our elite sailors respite from the drawbacks of regular long-haul travel.

Artacho del Solar and Clancy claim first World Title victory

Artacho del Solar and Clancy claim first World Title victory

16 October 2017

In just their second tournament together Australia’s newest beach volleyball team of Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar have won their second international gold.

Kookaburras & Hockeyroos claim double Oceania Cup success

Kookaburras & Hockeyroos claim double Oceania Cup success

16 October 2017

The Kookaburras and Hockeyroos have both won the 2017 Oceania Cup with victories over New Zealand at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre on Sunday night.

AOC congratulates Olympians at Sport Australia Hall of Fame Awards

AOC congratulates Olympians at Sport Australia Hall of Fame Awards

13 October 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) extends its congratulations to all the amazing athletes acknowledged at last night’s Sport Australia Hall of Fame awards.

Coaching gives self-taught surfing superstar Tyler Wright new edge

Coaching gives self-taught surfing superstar Tyler Wright new edge

13 October 2017

It is not often that an elite athlete reaches the top of his or her sport without the help of a coach. But then Australia’s Tyler Wright is not your average sportswoman.

All Aussie teams through to next round at Qinzhou Open

All Aussie teams through to next round at Qinzhou Open

13 October 2017

It was a perfect start in hot and wet conditions for all three Australian Beach Volleyball teams flying the flag at the FIVB 3 Star event in China, the Qinzhou Open.

Aussies both qualify for Oceania finals

Aussies both qualify for Oceania finals

13 October 2017

The Kookaburras and Hockeyroos have both secured their spots in their respective Oceania Cup Finals after big wins at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre on Thursday night.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).