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AOC President John Coates addresses the Annual General Meeting in Sydney on 4 May 2013.

The AOC has introduced new rules forcing athletes and officials to truthfully answer all questions put to them by the doping authority, ASADA.

James Magnussen of Australia celebrates winning as Matthew Abood catches his breath after the Men's 50 Metre Freestyle during day seven of the Australian Swimming Championships at SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre on May 2, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.

SWIMMING: More than 60 swimmers will represent Australia at the 2013 FINA and IPC World Championships in Barcelona and Montreal this year with a host of new faces announced on the Australian Swim Team in Adelaide.

Athletes arrive back to Sydney Australia on the Qantas chartered plane from the London 2012 Olympic Games.

TEAM: The AOC is proud to announce an extension of our longstanding partnership with Qantas, who have renewed their association with the Australian Olympic Team until 2016.

2013 Athletes of the Year with Suzuki Communications Manager, Andrew Ellis. L-R David Morris (Aerial Athlete of the Year), Anton Grimus (Ski Cross Athlete of the Year), Chumpy Pulin (Boardercross Athlete of the Year), Andrew Ellis (Suzuki), Britteny Cox (Moguls Athlete of the Year), Holly Crawford (Snowboard Halfpipe Athlete of the Year).

SOCHI: Snowboard cross dual World Champion Alex “Chumpy” Pullin added another prestigious accolade to a growing list of career achievements when he was named the Ski and Snowboard Australia Snowsports Athlete of the Year in Melbourne last night.

Mathew Belcher poses for a photo after the announcement of the 2012 Australian Olympic Sailing Team on January 10, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia.

SAILING: In plenty of other disciplines Mathew Belcher would be a household name as he is on one of the great winning streaks in Australian sport.

AOC Executive and Life Member Helen Brownlee.

AOC: The newly elected Australian Olympic Committee Vice President, Helen Brownlee OAM, has been awarded the prestigious Special Commemorative Medal.

An image of the Australian Olympic Committee Order of Merit.

AOC: The Australian Olympic Committee has awarded six men the Order of Merit for their remarkable contributions to the Olympic Movement in Australia.

AOC: For over 20 years Doug Donoghue AM has watched over the finances of the Australian Olympic Committee and as he prepares to stand down he has been awarded life membership of the AOC as a fitting tribute to his contribution to the Olympic Movement.

Ron Harvey with Andrew Gaze at the 2012 Australian Olympic Team flagbearer announcement.

AOC: After a stellar career spanning more than half a century, Ron Harvey CVO AM, has been awarded life membership of the Australian Olympic Committee.

Deputy Chef de Mission Lynne Bates at the swimming, Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

AOC: One of sport’s most highly respected female administrators is stepping down from her role as an Executive Board Member of the Australian Olympic Committee