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Triple Olympian Coutts bids farewell to swimming

Triple Olympian Coutts bids farewell to swimming

1 November 2016

Five-time Olympic medallist Alicia Coutts has bid farewell to the sport of swimming after wrapping up her racing career at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

AOC Vice-President Peter Montgomery retires

AOC Vice-President Peter Montgomery retires

6 September 2016

AOC Vice-President Peter Montgomery has announced his retirement from the AOC.

Welcome home celebrations wrap up in Canberra

Welcome home celebrations wrap up in Canberra

6 September 2016

The Australian Olympic Team’s national welcome home celebrations have wrapped up with an action packed tour of Canberra on Monday.

Five new sports added for Tokyo 2020

Five new sports added for Tokyo 2020

4 August 2016

IOC: The International Olympic Committee has voted to add five new sports to the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games in Tokyo.

AOC Statement on Telstra decision

AOC Statement on Telstra decision

30 July 2016

The Australian Olympic Committee is disappointed at the decision by the Federal Court in the ruling against Telstra.

The IOC takes decisive action to protect the clean athletes

The IOC takes decisive action to protect the clean athletes

18 May 2016

The IOC takes decisive action to protect the clean athletes - doped athletes from Beijing, London and Sochi all targeted.

Coates impressed with positive progress for Rio 2016

Coates impressed with positive progress for Rio 2016

7 May 2016

John Coates has told the AOC Annual General Meeting in Sydney that he is impressed with the progress in Rio

Coates introduces tighter controls to prevent child abuse

Coates introduces tighter controls to prevent child abuse

7 May 2016

Olympic sports will need to comply with tough new rules surrounding child abuse before their athletes can join an Australian Olympic Team.

Justice finally prevails for Jared Tallent

Justice finally prevails for Jared Tallent

24 March 2016

Jared Tallent looks set to finally be awarded the 50km walk gold medal from the London Olympic Games, with CAS disqualifying the result of Russian Sergey Kirdyapkin.

First Aussies set to compete: Day 1 preview

First Aussies set to compete: Day 1 preview

13 February 2016

Australia will return to Olympic competition in Lillehammer on Saturday for the first time since the historic 1994 Games when the sunburnt nation won its first Winter Olympic medal.

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