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85 students receive Pierre de Coubertin Award for sportsmanship

85 students receive Pierre de Coubertin Award for sportsmanship

3 July 2018

Since Pierre de Coubertin founded the Olympic Movement in 1894, athletes haven striven to live and compete by the Olympic values each day.

Kookaburras defeat India for 15th Champions Trophy

Kookaburras defeat India for 15th Champions Trophy

2 July 2018

In a match that was too close to be decided in regular time, Australia has successfully secured their 15th Champions Trophy, defeating India 3-2 in shootouts on Monday morning in Breda, Netherlands.

NSW Olympic Council awards two Orders of Merit

NSW Olympic Council awards two Orders of Merit

18 April 2018

The NSW Olympic Council has acknowledged two outstanding individuals, Peter Hadfield OAM and Peter Kerr AM, with an Order of Merit awarded at Wednesday’s Annual General Meeting.

10 junior athletes awarded NSW Olympic Council grants

10 junior athletes awarded NSW Olympic Council grants

18 April 2018

The future of Olympic sport in NSW looks safe with ten junior athletes being awarded NSW Olympic Council grants at the Annual General Meeting last night.

Remembering Australian Olympians enlisted in World War I

Remembering Australian Olympians enlisted in World War I

25 April 2017

AOC: On the centenary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli, the Australian Olympic Committee has compiled the following list of Olympians who enlisted in WW I to recognise their service to the country

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.

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.

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.

Vale Forbes Carlile MBE

Vale Forbes Carlile MBE

2 August 2016

The AOC has expressed deep sadness at the passing today of Australia’s first Olympic modern pentathlete (1952) and youngest Olympic coach (1948) Forbes Carlile MBE, aged 95.

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.

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