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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.

Katie's Blog | Speeding towards the Youth Olympics

Katie's Blog | Speeding towards the Youth Olympics

2 January 2016

My name is Katie Parker, I'm 17-years-old and currently attend Sugar Bowl Academy in California.

Moore inspired by Bradbury and Lillehammer legacy

Moore inspired by Bradbury and Lillehammer legacy

24 December 2015

At the 1994 Lillehammer Olympic Winter Games the men’s short-track relay team won Australia’s first winter Olympic medal.

Optus secures multi-year Olympic partnership

Optus secures multi-year Olympic partnership

16 December 2015

Optus and the AOC have announced a 10-year agreement that sees Optus become the official telecommunications partner of the Australian Olympic team.

Bolton finishes fourth in breakthrough World Cup

Bolton finishes fourth in breakthrough World Cup

14 December 2015

Australian Cam Bolton has been robbed of a breakthrough snowboard cross World Cup win in Austria.

Darcie's Blog | Italian pain for Lillehammer gain

Darcie's Blog | Italian pain for Lillehammer gain

9 December 2015

I’m a biathlete currently in Europe training and racing as part of my preparations for the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Bach marks Agenda 2020 anniversary with call to renew trust in sport

Bach marks Agenda 2020 anniversary with call to renew trust in sport

9 December 2015

The IOC has made significant progress with the implementation of all 40 recommendations of Olympic Agenda 2020.

Step closer for five Olympic sports

Step closer for five Olympic sports

28 September 2015

Five Olympic sports have been proposed by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee for the 2020 Games.

Tokyo 2020 proposes 18 additional events

Tokyo 2020 proposes 18 additional events

28 September 2015

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has proposed 18 additional events from five sports to the International Olympic Committee for Tokyo 2020.

Royal Commission calls for information about child sexual abuse in sporting clubs

Royal Commission calls for information about child sexual abuse in sporting clubs

15 September 2015

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse would like to hear from anyone who has information regarding child sexual abuse in sporting clubs or associations.

 Sydney 2000 – the time of our lives 15 years ago

Sydney 2000 – the time of our lives 15 years ago

13 September 2015

15 years on from Sydney 2000 we reflect on the joy and excitement of hosting the Olympic Games and the lasting memories generated on and off the field of play.