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.
RIO 2016: The Campaign Rio team has echoed the sentiments delivered by the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) in an address to Olympic and Paralympic coaches and performance leaders in Sydney today.
SHOOTING: Australian shot gun shooters have won a gold, silver and bronze medal at the first World Cup of the season in Tuscon, USA.
ATHLETICS: Australia’s greatest ever pole vaulter Steve Hooker has called time on his outstanding athletics career.
ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson can't wait to step out of her comfort zone and take on many of the world's fastest women when she doubles up at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in the 100 metre hurdles and 100m sprint.
SWIMMING: Updates from the Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane which also acted as selection trials for the 2014 Pan Pacs and Commonwealth Games.
SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has been announced, tonight following a week of world class action at the Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane.
FIGURE SKATING: Just weeks after their Sochi Olympic campaigns, Danielle O'Brien, Greg Merriman and Brooklee Han have taken to the ice again at last week's Figure Skating World Championships in Saitama, Japan.
GYMNASTICS - ARTISTIC: Australian gymnast Mary-Anne Monckton has won a silver medal on the beam at the FIG World Challenge Cup in Doha overnight.
ATHLETICS: The Australian javelin record belongs to Kim Mickle after she threw a monster 66.83m to win at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge.
BLOG: Last time I posted a blog it was 1,000 days to go until the Rio Opening Ceremony in 2016. Today it is just 867 days to go and writing this blog provided an opportunity to reflect on what we have achieved in the last 133 days.