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Health of Rio Team paramount

Health of Rio Team paramount

27 January 2016

The AOC has a clear and unequivocal focus on the safety and welfare of members of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team.

Volleyball stars and NSW Premier launch Volleyfest at Manly

Volleyball stars and NSW Premier launch Volleyfest at Manly

18 January 2016

NSW Premier, Mike Baird, joined past and present at Manly Beach to launch the biggest beach volleyball event in Australia since the Sydney Olympics.

Life bans for senior athletics trio

Life bans for senior athletics trio

8 January 2016

The former head of Russian athletics Valentin Balakhnichev, the country's former head coach Aleksey Melnikov, and Papa Massata Diack, the son of the former IAAF President Lamine Diack, have all been banned from the sport for life over corruption charges.

Vale Maurice Grace

Vale Maurice Grace

21 December 2015

The Australian Olympic Committee was saddened to learn of the passing of Australian Olympic Coach and Oarsman Maurice Grace.

Perth to bid for World Junior Athletics

Perth to bid for World Junior Athletics

10 December 2015

ATHLETICS: The IAAF have confirmed Perth will bid to host next year's World Junior Athletics Championships after the event was taken away from Russia.

Russian Athletics accepts

Russian Athletics accepts "full" doping ban

27 November 2015

DOPING: Russia has accepted its "full suspension" from world athletics over widespread doping without even requesting a hearing, the IAAF says.

Athletics Australia welcomes decision to suspend Russia

Athletics Australia welcomes decision to suspend Russia

14 November 2015

Russia was provisionally suspended from track and field over accusations of "state-sponsored" doping just nine months out from the Rio Olympics.

Olympians honoured in Cycling Australia Hall of Fame

Olympians honoured in Cycling Australia Hall of Fame

11 November 2015

Seven Olympians will be recognised as inaugural inductees to the Cycling Australia Hall of Fame.

Cathy Freeman wins prestigious IOC Award

Cathy Freeman wins prestigious IOC Award

11 November 2015

Sydney 2000 Olympic Champion Cathy Freeman has been awarded the IOC Women and Sport Award for the Oceania region, for her works through her Foundation.

Russia defends itself over doping scandal

Russia defends itself over doping scandal

11 November 2015

Russia has rejected as "groundless" accusations of widespread doping and corruption in athletics and promised a rapid response to avoid suspension from Rio 2016

Australian Medallists of the Rio Games

Qantas Welcome Home Ceremony

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.