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

The IOC has awarded Seven West Media Ltd. (Seven) the Australian broadcast rights for the Olympic Games through until 2020, starting with Nanjjng 2014 and then Rio 2016.

The Australia team celebrate winning the Men's Gold Medal Match Final between India and Australia at Glasgow National Hockey Centre during day eleven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 3, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

The following is a report card on each Olympic sport from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland after the 10 days of competition, courtesy of AAP.

Lauren Mitchell of Western Australia performs on the beam during the Australian National Gymnastics Championships at Hisense Arena on May 23, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

COMM GAMES GYMNASTICS: Mary-Anne Monckton and Lauren Mitchell have finished second in the beam and floor finals respectively at Glasgow 2014.

Sally Pearson of Australia gives the thumbs up after the Women's 100 metres hurdles heats at Hampden Park during day eight of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 31, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Australia has won three gold medals with Dani Samuels (NSW) dominating the women’s discus, teenage sensation Eleanor Patterson (Vic) winning the women’s high jump and Olympic champion Sally Pearson (Qld) defending her title.

(L-R) Emma Pooley of England, Linda Villumsen of New Zealand and Katrin Garfoot of Australia celebrate on the podium after the Women's Cycling Road Time Trial at during day eight of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 31, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

COMM GAMES ROAD CYCLING: Australian cyclist Rohan Dennis was disappointed to finish second again this season in a road time trial, whilst Katrin Garfoot was thrilled with her bronze.

Australian sailors training in the waters off Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

SAILING: Selected crews of the Australian Sailing Team have arrived in Rio de Janeiro to compete at the first Olympic test event in the lead up to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Joseph Goodhall of Australia (red) awarded the first round bout against Patrick Mailata of New Zealand in the Men's Super Heavy +91kg at Scottish Exhibition And Conference Centre during day two of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 25, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

COMM GAMES BOXING: Andrew Moloney and Joe Goodall are one win away from fighting for Commonwealth Games boxing gold medals.

Trap shooting gold medallist Adam Vella is congratulated by teammate Michael Diamond, who was fourth, at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

COMM GAMES SHOOTING: Shooting Australia’s team of 29 has produced more gold in five days than any other competing Commonwealth nation in the same sport.

Larrissa Miller of Australia competes in the Women's Uneven Bars Final at SSE Hydro during day eight of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 31, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

COMM GAMES GYMNASTICS: Women's Artistic gymnast Larrissa Miller (VIC) has finished second in the uneven bars final on Day 8 of competition at Glasgow 2014

Matthew Glaetzer of Australia leads the pack through the final corner in the Men's Keirin Final at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

COMM GAMES CYCLING: Australia's track cyclists are smiling after finishing on top of the Glasgow 2014 medal table with seven gold and 20 total medals (17 in Olympic events – 7G 7S 3B)