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LA joins 2024 race

LA joins 2024 race

2 September 2015

2024: Los Angeles joined the race to win the 2024 Olympics after city leaders gave unanimous backing for a bid to stage the sporting extravaganza for a third time.

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers receives bronze medal

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers receives bronze medal

1 September 2015

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers has been presented with his 2004 Olympic bronze medal from the men’s individual time trial, 11 years after the event.

James eyes halfpipe only in 2018

James eyes halfpipe only in 2018

1 September 2015

Australian halfpipe rider Scotty James will follow the lead of an increasing number of snowboarders by concentrating on one event for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Stilnox ban introduced early for Rio athletes

Stilnox ban introduced early for Rio athletes

28 August 2015

The Australian Olympic Committee’s ban on certain hypnotic medications, including stilnox, remains in place for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio and will come into effect earlier.

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Nanjing athletes excelling one year on

Nanjing athletes excelling one year on

16 August 2015

One year on from the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, Young Ambassador Jessica Fox and Chef de Mission Susie O'Neill look back with fond memories.

Vander-Kuyp reflects 20 years on from record run

Vander-Kuyp reflects 20 years on from record run

11 August 2015

On 11 August 1995 Kyle Vander-Kuyp set the Australian record for the 110m hurdles at the World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden with his time of 13.29 seconds.

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James eyes halfpipe only in 2018

James eyes halfpipe only in 2018

1 September 2015

Australian halfpipe rider Scotty James will follow the lead of an increasing number of snowboarders by concentrating on one event for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Australian Ice Racing and Korean Skating Union reach agreement

Australian Ice Racing and Korean Skating Union reach agreement

18 August 2015

Australian Ice Racing and the Korean Skating Union have signed a landmark agreement that will see the two nations work together to share short track speed skating skills and expertise.

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Stilnox ban introduced early for Rio athletes

Stilnox ban introduced early for Rio athletes

28 August 2015

The Australian Olympic Committee’s ban on certain hypnotic medications, including stilnox, remains in place for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio and will come into effect earlier.

Mondelēz International bring the joy to the Australian Olympic Team

Mondelēz International bring the joy to the Australian Olympic Team

13 August 2015

The Australian Olympic Committee is delighted to announce Mondelēz International have signed as the Official Chocolate, Candy, Biscuits and Spreads Partner of the Australian Olympic Team.

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“Queen Yuna” reigns again over the Winter Youth Olympic Games

“Queen Yuna” reigns again over the Winter Youth Olympic Games

28 August 2015

The International Olympic Committee today announced South Korean figure skating legend Yuna Kim as the latest Ambassador to support the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games, which will take place from 12 to 21 February next year in Norway.

Burton and Boland await official selection for Lillehammer 2016

Burton and Boland await official selection for Lillehammer 2016

18 August 2015

CROSS COUNTRY: Liam Burton and Lilly Boland are likely to have their youth Olympic dream realised after posting strong results at both the 2015 Australian Open and Junior Championships for Cross Country Skiing.

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Coe beats Bubka to become IAAF president

Coe beats Bubka to become IAAF president

19 August 2015

Britain's Sebastian Coe has beaten Sergey Bubka in a tight vote to become the new president of the IAAF.

Youth engagement at the heart of Buenos Aires 2018 preparations

Youth engagement at the heart of Buenos Aires 2018 preparations

15 August 2015

International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission enthused by extensive plans to engage young people and innovate at Buenos Aires 2018.

Michael Rogers receives Athens bronze medal

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.