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.
RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Rugby Union is quietly confident the lure of an Olympic Games gold medal will keep superstar Israel Folau in the code.
SOCHI 2014: Injury looms as the bogeyman for an Australian Winter Olympics team which is aiming for its most successful Games next February in Sochi.
ATHLETICS: Australian favourite Mitchell Watt (QLD) has been out-jumped by Greg Rutherford (GBR) in a repeat of the London Olympic final, at the Qantas Melbourne World Challenge.
BLOG: A week ago I made the move from my familiar home city of Melbourne up Sydney’s beautiful Northern Beaches. Over the last few years I’ve had small tastes of Sydney life, but this next month will be my longest stint.
AOC: Two five-time Olympians have been elected as Presidents of their State Olympic Councils on the road to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
AOC: Minister for Sport Kate Lundy has welcomed the announcement that three outstanding sports women will soon join the board of the AOC.
AOC: Women will play a key role in the running of the Olympic Movement in Australia in the future following a massive shift in the gender balance on the Executive (Board) of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).
ATHLETICS: IAAF World Cross Country Champion Japhet Korir (KEN) and three-time World Championships medallist Wallace Spearmon (USA) are the two latest star attractions added to entry lists for the Qantas Melbourne World Challenge this Saturday 6 April.
SOCHI 2014: Russia has started to stockpile hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of snow to ensure the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi is not hit by unpredictable weather conditions.
ROWING: Home waters proved a happy hunting ground for Australian rowers competing at the opening round of the Samsung World Cup at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith on Sunday.