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2017 Calendar of Events

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  • 7 - Melbourne Cup

DECEMBER

2017 Pierre de Coubertin Awards 
NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN 

The 2017 Awards Ceremony and Olympic Academy will be held on Friday 23 June. Visit the Australian Olympic Education website to be part of this program which acknowledges Year 10, 11 and 12 students.

Teacher's and Sport Administrator's are invited be part of the program. For more information, email voc@olympics.com.au. 


PdC Award Recipients 2016

NEWS

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

Catley keen on more success

Catley keen on more success

14 February 2017

After lifting the W-League trophy on the weekend, Steph Catley says the Australian women's football team should shoot for a first piece of silverware in seven years when they play at the Algarve Cup next month.

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.

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.

The IOC takes decisive action to protect the clean athletes

The IOC takes decisive action to protect the clean athletes

18 May 2016

The IOC takes decisive action to protect the clean athletes - doped athletes from Beijing, London and Sochi all targeted.

Coates impressed with positive progress for Rio 2016

Coates impressed with positive progress for Rio 2016

7 May 2016

John Coates has told the AOC Annual General Meeting in Sydney that he is impressed with the progress in Rio

Coates introduces tighter controls to prevent child abuse

Coates introduces tighter controls to prevent child abuse

7 May 2016

Olympic sports will need to comply with tough new rules surrounding child abuse before their athletes can join an Australian Olympic Team.

Vale Merv Lincoln

Vale Merv Lincoln

3 May 2016

Outstanding middle distance runner Merv Lincoln (22 Nov 1933 – 1st May 2016) passed away after a long battle with alzheimers disease on Sunday.

Justice finally prevails for Jared Tallent

Justice finally prevails for Jared Tallent

24 March 2016

Jared Tallent looks set to finally be awarded the 50km walk gold medal from the London Olympic Games, with CAS disqualifying the result of Russian Sergey Kirdyapkin.

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