VOC Vision and Mission

VISION STATEMENT

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.

MISSION STATEMENT

We are committed to raising funds for the Australian Olympic Team and educating the Victorian community about the principles of Olympism.

 


NEWS

Carmen Marton wins gold at the 2013 World Championships in Puebla, Mexico.

TAEKWONDO: Two-time Olympian Carmen Marton has made history, become the first Australian to win a World Championships in Taekwondo.

IOC President Jacques Rogge announces Buenos Aires as the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018 winning city on July 4, 2013 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The IOC Extraordinary Session held on the two days will allow IOC members to follow the 2020 summer Olympics candidate cities bids, the IOC presidential candidates briefing, and will elect the host city of the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018.

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.

IOC President Jacques Rogge (c) with the four new IOC Members to the Athletes' Commission. (L to R) Tony Estanguet (FRA canoe-kayak), Kirsty Coventry (ZIM swimming), Danka Bartekova (SVK shooting) and James Tomkins (AUS rowing).

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.

Simon Gerrans of Australia and Team Orica-GreenEdge takes the yellow jersey after winning with his teammates Stage Four of the Tour de France 2013 a 25km team time trial around Nice, France on July 2, 2013.

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.

The beautiful Sochi ski cross course at the official test event for the 2014 Winter Games.

BLOG: Follow Australia's Olympic hopefuls on the road to the next Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Powered by Olympics.com.au @AUSOlympicTeam

Skiing New Zealand in training for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

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!

Simon Gerrans of Australia riding for Orica GreenEdge takes the podium after winning stage three of the 2013 Tour de France, a 145.5KM road stage from Ajaccio to Calvi, on July 1, 2013 in Calvi, France. The 100th edition of Le Tour de France commences on the island of Corsica and ends July 21 in Paris.

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.

AOC President John Coates and Senator Kate Lundy at the AOC Annual General Meeting on 4 May 2013.

AOC President, John Coates, has congratulated the Federal Sports Minister, Senator Kate Lundy, after the ASADA Bill passed through the Senate saying it “reinforces the Minister’s strong commitment to the fight against doping in sport in Australia”.

William Lockwwod (b), Alexander Lloyd, Spencer Turrin and Joshua Dunkley-Smith (s) of Australia race in the men's four heat at the 2013 Samsung World Rowing Cup in Eton Dorney, Great Britain. The Australians won the final.

A change in personnel hasn't stopped Australia's men's four scoring a second successive rowing World Cup victory at the meet at England's Eton Dorney.

Five-time Olympian Natalie Cook with kids from her Primary School in Queensland for 2013 Olympic Day celebrations.

Olympians from Natalie Cook to Betty Cuthbert are getting out their green and gold uniforms in preparation to visit primary and secondary schools as part of International Olympic Day.