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Olympians inspire students on historic day

Olympians inspire students on historic day

21 November 2016

Olympic medallists and Australian sporting heroes are touring Victoria this week to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games.

Aussies claim Trans-Tasman Trophy

Aussies claim Trans-Tasman Trophy

21 November 2016

Australia has taken out the inaugural Trans-Tasman Trophy, despite suffering a double defeat by the Black Sticks on the final day of competition.

Olympians recognised at 2016 Oppy Awards

Olympians recognised at 2016 Oppy Awards

21 November 2016

Numerous Rio Olympians claimed awards at the 2016 Oppy Cycling Awards in Melbourne on Friday night.

Rio athletes receive over a million dollars in AOC funding

Rio athletes receive over a million dollars in AOC funding

18 November 2016

Australian athletes who won medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will receive over a million dollars in funding from the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).

Aussies win the double at Trans-Tasman Trophy

Aussies win the double at Trans-Tasman Trophy

18 November 2016

The Aussie women dominated against the Black Sticks winning the match 6 – 0, before the men's side went on to secure another victory over the Kiwis 4 – 2

Swimming Australia Patron Mrs Gina Rinehart extends support

Swimming Australia Patron Mrs Gina Rinehart extends support

15 November 2016

Swimming Australia has announced that Hancock Prospecting and the Georgina Hope Swimmers Foundation have extended their Principal Partnership with Swimming Australia for a further four years.

Young track stars better for World Cup experience

Young track stars better for World Cup experience

14 November 2016

A youthful seven-rider Australia team wrapped up round two of the 2016/17 Track World Cup series in Apeldoorn on Sunday gaining crucial experience on the world stage.

Caslick wins World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Year

Caslick wins World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Year

14 November 2016

Charlotte Caslick is going to need a bigger trophy cabinet.

Aussie women win Oceania Sevens

Aussie women win Oceania Sevens

13 November 2016

The Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team has won the 2016 Oceania 7s Women’s Championship in Fiji on Saturday, defeating the hosts in the Final 31-0. The Aussie 7s Men’s team finished the men’s Cup in third position defeating Papua New Guinea 25-5.

Melbourne 1956 makes history as equestrian events take place in Sweden

Melbourne 1956 makes history as equestrian events take place in Sweden

12 November 2016

In breach of the Olympic Charter and for the first and only time in history, except for a slight exception in 1920, the 1956 Olympics Games were held in two countries.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.