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AIS invests in athlete wellbeing

AIS invests in athlete wellbeing

15 October 2014

RIO 2016: The AIS today launched the most significant athlete wellbeing program in its history to make sure Australia's top athletes are given the best possible access to education and information to manage their actions and decisions in sport and life.

Lindsey Vonn an Ambassador for Lillehammer 2016

Lindsey Vonn an Ambassador for Lillehammer 2016

30 September 2014

With 500 days to go until the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, the IOC has announced Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn as an Ambassador for the Games

Lillehammer 2016 - 500 days to go

Lillehammer 2016 - 500 days to go

30 September 2014

WYOG: In a milestone countdown to the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), today marks 500 days to go until the event gets underway in Lillehammer, Norway.

Four Olympians and tennis young gun nominated for ‘The Don’

Four Olympians and tennis young gun nominated for ‘The Don’

23 September 2014

AWARDS: Seven superb athletes have been nominated for “The Don” Award, for Australia's most inspiring athlete, and Olympians dominate the list.

ASADA Statement

ASADA Statement

19 September 2014

ASADA: Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) welcomes the judgment delivered today by Justice Middleton in the matter of Essendon Football Club and James Albert Hird v The Chief Executive Officer of ASADA.

Bach meets with INTERPOL Secretary General

Bach meets with INTERPOL Secretary General

9 September 2014

IOC: International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble met today at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne to advance collaboration on the protection of sport from corruption, particularly the manipulation of competition through betting.

ASADA welcomes AOC anti-doping efforts

ASADA welcomes AOC anti-doping efforts

28 August 2014

AOC: The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority welcomes the initiative by the President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, in comprehensively embracing the revised World Anti-Doping Code (the Code).

Fiona de Jong named AOC Secretary General

Fiona de Jong named AOC Secretary General

7 August 2014

AOC: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) today appointed Ms Fiona de Jong as its new Secretary General assuming the role of chief administrative and financial officer.

Seven secures long-term partnership with the Olympic Games

Seven secures long-term partnership with the Olympic Games

5 August 2014

IOC: The Seven Network, Australia’s most-watched broadcast television platform, today confirmed the signing of an historic, long-term agreement for an all-encompassing coverage of the Olympic Games over the coming decade.

IOC awards 2016-2020 broadcast rights in Australia

IOC awards 2016-2020 broadcast rights in Australia

4 August 2014

The IOC has awarded Seven West Media Ltd. (Seven) the Australian broadcast rights for the Olympic Games through until 2020, starting with Nanjjng 2014 and then Rio 2016.

Journey to Rio: Isaac Kapa and Chris McHugh

2015 Pacific Games

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.