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AOC congratulates Olympians at Sport Australia Hall of Fame Awards

AOC congratulates Olympians at Sport Australia Hall of Fame Awards

13 October 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) extends its congratulations to all the amazing athletes acknowledged at last night’s Sport Australia Hall of Fame awards.

Coaching gives self-taught surfing superstar Tyler Wright new edge

Coaching gives self-taught surfing superstar Tyler Wright new edge

13 October 2017

It is not often that an elite athlete reaches the top of his or her sport without the help of a coach. But then Australia’s Tyler Wright is not your average sportswoman.

All Aussie teams through to next round at Qinzhou Open

All Aussie teams through to next round at Qinzhou Open

13 October 2017

It was a perfect start in hot and wet conditions for all three Australian Beach Volleyball teams flying the flag at the FIVB 3 Star event in China, the Qinzhou Open.

Aussies both qualify for Oceania finals

Aussies both qualify for Oceania finals

13 October 2017

The Kookaburras and Hockeyroos have both secured their spots in their respective Oceania Cup Finals after big wins at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre on Thursday night.

Athletes learn from the best at Taekwondo Nationals

Athletes learn from the best at Taekwondo Nationals

13 October 2017

With Olympians on the sidelines and Ashgabat athletes on the mats the 2017 Australian Taekwondo Championships in Bendigo, Victoria provided the ultimate environment for Australia’s next generation of fighters to flourish.

Smith to make captain debut in tonight's Oceania Cup

Smith to make captain debut in tonight's Oceania Cup

12 October 2017

Emily Smith says it couldn’t have worked out any better that she will run out as Hockeyroos captain for the first time in front of family and friends in her home state.

Kookaburras Cruise Past PNG In Oceania Opener

Kookaburras Cruise Past PNG In Oceania Opener

12 October 2017

The Kookaburras have opened their 2017 Oceania Cup campaign with a comfortable 30-0 win over Papua New Guinea at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre on Wednesday night.

Knowles ready to hit off in Oceania Cup opener

Knowles ready to hit off in Oceania Cup opener

11 October 2017

The Hockey Oceania Cup kicks off in Sydney tonight and Kookaburras captain Mark Knowles says it’s a great chance to grow the game in the region.

New beach volleyball pairing secures gold for Australia in Japan

New beach volleyball pairing secures gold for Australia in Japan

11 October 2017

The new pairing of Rio 2016 Olympians Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar has struck gold at their first major tournament together. Cruising past Indonesia in the final of the Osaka Open in straight sets. 21-10 , 21-11.

Parry eyeing Sydney Sevens redemption

Parry eyeing Sydney Sevens redemption

9 October 2017

Rio 2016 gold medallist Shannon Parry says the Australians are now better prepared to deal with the pressure of a home crowd, after struggling in last season's World Series leg in Sydney.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.

Did you know?

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