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Historic visit by Chinese President emphasises strong ties with IOC

Historic visit by Chinese President emphasises strong ties with IOC

19 January 2017

IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Olympic Museum today, in what is the first visit by a Chinese head of state to the IOC.

One month to Sapporo - a message from the OCA

One month to Sapporo - a message from the OCA

19 January 2017

Tomorrow, January 19, marks the one-month countdown to the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Council of Asia’s 8th Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan.

Dominant Spratt seals Tour Down Under victory

Dominant Spratt seals Tour Down Under victory

18 January 2017

Amanda Spratt of Orica-SCOTT has won the 2017 Women’s Tour Down Under by 25 seconds after looking unbeatable from day one.

7 things you didn't know about: Darcie Morton

7 things you didn't know about: Darcie Morton

18 January 2017

Rising Australian biathlon star and Winter Youth Olympian Darcie Morton is pushing hard to represent Australia at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

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Dominant Spratt seals Tour Down Under victory

Dominant Spratt seals Tour Down Under victory

18 January 2017

Amanda Spratt of Orica-SCOTT has won the 2017 Women’s Tour Down Under by 25 seconds after looking unbeatable from day one.

Aussie Athletes hit the ranking heights

Aussie Athletes hit the ranking heights

16 January 2017

Not since 2006 has Australia held such a strong position in world athletics, with 11 Australian athletes holding global top-10 positions in their chosen events.

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7 things you didn't know about: Darcie Morton

7 things you didn't know about: Darcie Morton

18 January 2017

Rising Australian biathlon star and Winter Youth Olympian Darcie Morton is pushing hard to represent Australia at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Snowboarders seeking some Solitude

Snowboarders seeking some Solitude

17 January 2017

The Australian Snowboard Cross Team is mix of experience and youth, inspired in many instances by two-time Olympian and World Champion Alex “Chumpy” Pullin, Sochi Olympian and current world cup leader Belle Brockhoff, and X Games champion Jarryd Hughes.

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Coates recognised in top 5 influential Olympic figures

Coates recognised in top 5 influential Olympic figures

5 January 2017

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), John Coates, has featured near the top of an international poll recognising world leaders and influential sporting figures.

Melbourne 1956: Olympic basketball debut for Australia

Melbourne 1956: Olympic basketball debut for Australia

24 November 2016

On day three of the Games Australian men’s basketball made its Olympic debut, while rower, Merv Wood, competing in his four consecutive Games progressed to the final giving him a shot at a third Olympic medal.

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Olympians inspire NSW Pierre de Coubertin recipients

Olympians inspire NSW Pierre de Coubertin recipients

23 September 2016

90 New South Wales secondary students have received the Pierre de Coubertin award today.

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IOC President Bach discusses the “Independent Person” Report

IOC President Bach discusses the “Independent Person” Report

10 December 2016

The detailed findings show that there was a fundamental attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and on sport in general.

Two Rio 2016 athletes to lose medals for doping

Two Rio 2016 athletes to lose medals for doping

9 December 2016

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says a Russian boxer and Romanian weightlifter will lose medals from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after failing doping tests at the games.

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

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Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).