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.
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.
AOC: The Australian Olympic Committee has awarded six men the Order of Merit for their remarkable contributions to the Olympic Movement in Australia.
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
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.
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.
TEAM: Sochi 2014 may be 282 days away, but the first Australian Team Assembly held at the IceHouse in Melbourne today marked a significant step on the road to Russia for many of Australia’s finest athletes.
SOCHI 2014: The classic Blundstone dress boot has been chosen by the Australian Winter Olympic Team for Sochi 2014 as the shoe for their formal uniforms.
FUNDING: Australian national sporting organisations have today learnt their funding allocations from the Australian Government for 2013-14 with Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Chair John Wylie AM announcing the breakdown in almost $120 million in government investment.
Direct financial support for Australia’s top athletes, including potential medal winners at the next year’s Commonwealth Games, will be boosted thanks to a new partnership between the ASC and ACGA.