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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.

Cheerleading and Muaythai become IOC recognised Sports

Cheerleading and Muaythai become IOC recognised Sports

7 December 2016

The martial art of Muaythai kickboxing and Cheerleading have made their way into the Olympic movement.

 Optus wins Australian Olympic Committee Gold

Optus wins Australian Olympic Committee Gold

6 December 2016

Optus has been awarded the Australian Olympic Committee’s Gold Inspiration Award for excellence in Olympic Marketing.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - an unlikely cycling gold

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - an unlikely cycling gold

6 December 2016

It was a successful day for Australia at the Olympics with its first non-swimming or athletics gold medal. There were two golds in the pool, and hockey closed their campaign with a win.

Olympic medallists head to Victoria for SWC Melbourne 2016

Olympic medallists head to Victoria for SWC Melbourne 2016

5 December 2016

Sailing World Cup Melbourne begins this week, with several Olympic medallists heading to the southern state to compete in the final Sailing World Cup event for 2016.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - Controversy and near misses

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - Controversy and near misses

5 December 2016

Sailing medals were on the line on Day 14 of the Melbourne Olympics. Australia had a number of medal hopes, but unfortunately there was controversy which cost Australia a gold medal. In shooting we missed a medal by just two shots.

Effort needs to be lifted to cut out doping believes Coffa

Effort needs to be lifted to cut out doping believes Coffa

5 December 2016

Oceania Weightlifting Federation General Secretary Paul Coffa believes enough is enough when it comes to the sport he has dedicated his life to and doping.

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

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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.