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.
SHORT-TRACK: Deanna Lockett has finished with two top-10 performances to lead the Australian charge at the opening event of the new World Cup season.
AOT: Sportscraft has been announced as the Official Supplier of Opening Ceremony and formal uniforms to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team, designing the symbolic apparel for Australia's most accomplished athletes for the 7th time.
ROWING: Australia Rowing Team member and London 2012 silver medal-winning athlete, Kate Hornsey, has formally announced her retirement from rowing. Joining Hornsey in announcing her retirement is Australian Rowing Team coxswain, Elizabeth Patrick.
SHOOTING: World number one rifle shooter Warren Potent and young Trap shooters Catherine Skinner and Laetisha Scanlan have been invited to the ISSF World Cup Final
COACHING: Kevan Gosper learned the value of quality coaching during a 57-year involvement with the Olympic movement.
CYCLING-BMX: Caroline Buchanan has been crowned UCI BMX Supercross World Cup series champion edging out Olympic champion Mariana Pajon by a substantial margin to add to the series title she won in 2012.
BASKETBALL: Huge injury blows have hurt Australia's hopes at the women's basketball world championship but not their ambition.
Four-time Olympian Cadel Evans has announced he'll retire from cycling in early 2015 bringing the end to the career of Australia's greatest road cyclist.
AWARDS: Seven superb athletes have been nominated for “The Don” Award, for Australia's most inspiring athlete, and Olympians dominate the list.
CYCLING: The Australian Olympic Committee congratulates Executive Member and 2012 Team Chef de Mission Nick Green OAM on his appointment as the new Chief Executive Officer of Cycling Australia.