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Statement from the AOC re: Nathan Baggaley

Statement from the AOC re: Nathan Baggaley

21 December 2005

The AOC recognises the 15 month penalty imposed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on dual Olympic kayak silver medallist Nathan Baggaley...

Hockeyroos 2 from 2 in Champions Trophy

Hockeyroos 2 from 2 in Champions Trophy

11 December 2005

Olympic gold medallist Australia came from behind to defeat title holder Spain 4-2 in the Champions Trophy men's hockey tournament here today.

FIFA wants to remove over-age players for 2008 Olympics

FIFA wants to remove over-age players for 2008 Olympics

8 December 2005

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says soccer's governing body will try to remove the over-age rule for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing...

Finally, Skirving's chance to enjoy Trophy triumph

Finally, Skirving's chance to enjoy Trophy triumph

3 December 2005

If Australia can hold aloft its seventh women's Champions Trophy after tomorrow's grand final against The Netherlands, much will be owed to a player who sat on the sidelines in tears with mixed emotions and a badly wrecked right knee following the Hockeyroos' last trophy win in 2003 in Sydney.

Olympic champion Jedrzejczak charged over fatal car crash

Olympic champion Jedrzejczak charged over fatal car crash

2 December 2005

Olympic and world swimming champion Otylia Jedrzejczak could face eight years in prison after being charged with unintentionally causing a car crash...

Head coaches forum for Beijing

Head coaches forum for Beijing

1 December 2005

The AOC held a second ‘think tank” with head coaches this week to plan for the 2008 Beijing Olympics...

Conte to begin prison term

Conte to begin prison term

1 December 2005

BALCO founder Victor Conte is to begin serving a four-month prison sentence on Thursday for orchestrating...

AOC planning for another top five in 2008

AOC planning for another top five in 2008

28 November 2005

To help Australia hold its position in the top five nations on the overall medal tally in 2008, the AOC has already conducted its second official planning visit to Beijing...

IOC hands London 2012 timetable

IOC hands London 2012 timetable

25 November 2005

Organisers of the 2012 London Olympics were handed a list of deadlines today that officials want met in the run-up to the Games...

Bolle bet on Olympic medals

Bolle bet on Olympic medals

18 November 2005

The old rivalry between Australia and Great Britain has surfaced again with AOC President John Coates answering a challenge from his British counterpart over who’ll win the most medals at the London Games in 2012...

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.