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Wright gains AOC funding boost for world title win

Wright gains AOC funding boost for world title win

8 December 2016

With five new sports added to the program for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games the AOC Executive has decided those athletes should also be included in the Medal Incentive Funding Program.

Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - the historical closing ceremony

Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - the historical closing ceremony

8 December 2016

Just a few days before the closing a single letter received by Sir Wilfred Kent Hughes, the chairman of the Olympic Games organising committee, changed the ceremony plans significantly for ever.

Aussies revel in Melbourne’s seabreeze conditions

Aussies revel in Melbourne’s seabreeze conditions

8 December 2016

The Aussies sit atop the leaderboard in several classes, and are revelling in the seabreeze conditions Melbourne has served up.

Golden opening day for Aussies at Oceania Championhips

Golden opening day for Aussies at Oceania Championhips

8 December 2016

Wednesday was a golden opening day for Australia at the 2017 Oceania Track Championships with nine of a potential 12 gold medals won at DISC Velodrome.

Relay boys snap up bronze in World Short Course thriller

Relay boys snap up bronze in World Short Course thriller

8 December 2016

A “jack of all trades” relay is the toast of the Australian Dolphins Swim Team in Canada after their stirring bronze medal winning performance in the prestigious men’s 4x100m freestyle on Wednesday.

Team Australia Squad confirmed for revolutionary event series

Team Australia Squad confirmed for revolutionary event series

7 December 2016

Rio 2016 Olympians are among the 42-strong Team Australia Squad for Nitro Athletics Melbourne confirmed by Athletics Australia today.

Massive 12 months of Australian beach volleyball ahead

Massive 12 months of Australian beach volleyball ahead

7 December 2016

Three major international events and an Asian tour event are the highlights of the biggest season in Australian beach volleyball since the Sydney Olympics, and it all kicks off later this month.

Batch & Gaudoin named as new Hockey Head Coaches

Batch & Gaudoin named as new Hockey Head Coaches

7 December 2016

Hockey Australia have confirmed the new head coaches for the Australian men's hockey team and the Australian women's hockey team, as Colin Batch and Paul Gaudoin respectively.

Good start to SWC Melbourne for Aussies

Good start to SWC Melbourne for Aussies

7 December 2016

It was a strong start yesterday for Australia’s 470 Silver Medallists at Sailing World Cup Melbourne, the final event of the 2016 circuit.

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Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.