VOC News and Sport News
Monday, 26 March 2018
We’re proud to be partnering with This Girl Can – Victoria to celebrate women who are all kinds of active - no matter how well they do it, how they look or how sweaty they get
This Girl Can – Victoria celebrates real women giving it a go and getting active no matter how well they do it, how they look or how sweaty they get.
This powerful campaign from VicHealth is designed to encourage, motivate and inspire women to become more active. It’s based on Sport England’s highly successful This Girl Can campaign, which inspired 3.9 million women in England to get active. Through VicHealth, Australia is the first country to license the world-renowned campaign.
This Girl Can – Victoria is more than a physical activity campaign. This is about empowering women to feel comfortable in their bodies and in public spaces. This is about women getting active whenever, wherever and however they choose – without worrying about being judged.
To find out more about VicHealth and the This Girl Can campaign, visit thisgirlcan.com.au.
Catch up on all the news from the weekend, including a huge AOC Annual General Meeting, athletics grand prix, Rugby 7s action in Glasgow and the BMX World Cup second round.
Sally Pearson surged to victory in the women’s 100m hurdles to open her 2015 international athletics season at the IAAF Grand Prix meet in Japan.
AOC: Members at the Australian Olympic Committee Annual General Meeting in Sydney today have unanimously voted to amend the Constitution to recognise the nation’s first people.
Seven West Media Group has underlined its commitment to the Olympic Movement in Australia by becoming an Official Partner of the Australian Olympic Team.
A huge week of Australian athletics is set to get even bigger, with Olympic champion Sally Pearson one of eight athletes taking to the field of play at the Golden Grand Prix in Japan.
Simon Huitenga and Chelsea Gubecka have secured a spot on the 2015 FINA World Championship team following the10km open water world cup.
The Australian men’s 4x800m relay team claimed bronze and the women’s 4x400m squad all but ensured automatic qualification to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the IAAF World Relays.
Teenagers Maddison Keeney and James Connor underlined their quality when they added further Australian titles to their names at the National Diving Championships.
The VOC creates opportunities to share in the ideals and aspirations of the Olympic athlete through participation in Olympic experiences, education programs, volunteering and fundraising activities in support of the Australian Olympic Team.
We are committed to raising funds for the Australian Olympic Team and educating the Victorian community about the principles of Olympism..