VOC Vision and Mission
The Victorian Olympic Council represents the Olympic Movement throughout Victoria.
We create 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.
SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team has wrapped up the 2013 FINA World Championships with three silver medals on the final night of competition, for a total of 13 medals overall including individual gold to Cate Campbell, James Magnussen and Christian Sprenger.
Water Polo: The Aussie Stingers, have fallen at the final hurdle succumbing to the brilliant play of Spain 8-6 in the women's gold medal match
WATER POLO: Coach Greg McFadden and the Aussie Stingers have continued their merry dance at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona defeating Russia 9-6 in their semi-final
TAEKWONDO: Two-time Olympian Carmen Marton has made history, become the first Australian to win a World Championships in Taekwondo.
YOG: The 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games will be hosted by the city of Buenos Aires in 2018, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge announced today following a vote by the IOC members at an Extraordinary IOC Session in Lausanne.
Australian rowing great, James Tomkins, has been sworn in as a member of the IOC Athletes’ Commission bringing Australia's representation on the IOC to three members.
The Australian Team Orica GreenEdge grabbed the spotlight for the second consecutive day at the Tour de France and Simon Gerrans is now in the yellow jersey.
BLOG: Follow Australia's Olympic hopefuls on the road to the next Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Powered by Olympics.com.au @AUSOlympicTeam
BLOG: I've just had my first week back on snow in Cardrona, New Zealand. It's been three months since I had my last ski day, and it feels like forever!
CYCLING: Australia's Simon Gerrans of the Orica-GreenEDGE team won the third stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday (AEST) in a sprint finish at the end of the 145-kilometre ride from Ajaccio to Calvi on Corsica.