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Progress made for South East Queensland 2028 Olympic bid

Progress made for South East Queensland 2028 Olympic bid

23 September 2016

Council of Mayors (SEQ) has today voted to proceed with a feasibility study into a possible bid for a 2028 Olympic Games for SEQ.

Olympians inspire NSW Pierre de Coubertin recipients

Olympians inspire NSW Pierre de Coubertin recipients

23 September 2016

90 New South Wales secondary students have received the Pierre de Coubertin award today.

Update from Sam Willoughby's family

Update from Sam Willoughby's family

23 September 2016

Australian BMX star and dual Olympian Sam Willoughby remains without feeling below his chest after a serious training crash.

Rio 2016 Olympians nominated for 'The Don' award

Rio 2016 Olympians nominated for 'The Don' award

22 September 2016

A total of 15 Australian athletes who competed at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games have been nominated for the Sport Australia Hall of Fame's 2016 ‘The Don’ Award.

Three fresh faces on Athletes' Commission

Three fresh faces on Athletes' Commission

19 September 2016

Members of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team have voted three new faces onto the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission, to serve as the voice of Australian Olympians over the next four years.

Road to Tokyo begins for Sport Climbers

Road to Tokyo begins for Sport Climbers

15 September 2016

The journey to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has begun for some of Australia’s best sports climbers as they’ve hit the walls at the 2016 World Championships in Paris.

Welcome home celebrations wrap up in Canberra

Welcome home celebrations wrap up in Canberra

6 September 2016

The Australian Olympic Team’s national welcome home celebrations have wrapped up with an action packed tour of Canberra on Monday.

Sydney welcomes home Rio 2016 heroes

Sydney welcomes home Rio 2016 heroes

30 August 2016

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.

Vale Forbes Carlile MBE

Vale Forbes Carlile MBE

2 August 2016

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.

Vale Helen Joy Hardon

Vale Helen Joy Hardon

28 July 2016

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.

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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.