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.
WEIGHTLIFTING: The Australian weightlifters competing at the Oceania Championships had impressive competitions, especially from the strong women's team which included Olympians Seen Lee and Deborah Acason.
TRAMPOLINE: Blake Gaudry from South Australia has landed his ninth national senior trampoline title and Danielle Prince is preparing to defend her rhythmic title, at the 2014 Australian Championships
ATHLETICS: Australia set a brace of national endurance relay records and claimed two battling fourth place finishes on the final day of the IAAF World Relays. These fantastic efforts followed a bronze medal on Day 1
GYMNASTICS: Having recovered from major shoulder surgery, dual Olympian and Australia's only female gymnastics world champion Lauren Mitchell will spearhead artistic squad at the Commonwealth Games.
FOOTBALL: The Australian women's football team's hopes of back-to-back continental titles have ended after going down 1-0 to Japan in the Asian Cup Final.
GYMNASTICS: The Australian gymnastics team is in the midst of a "rebuilding phase" and likely won't be as dominant in Glasgow as at previous Commonwealth Games.
BASKETBALL: Ping-pong balls will soon give the young Australian basketball phenomenon Dante Exum the biggest clue to where his NBA career will start.
EQUESTRIAN: Olympian Sam Griffiths has won the Badminton Horse Trials, the world's most prestigious annual three-day event
WATER POLO: The UNSW Wests Magpies have won their first National Water Polo League crown since 2008 with an enthralling 7-5 victory over the Victorian Seals who fell just short of completing a fairytale finish to their inaugural season in the competition.
AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has sent a blunt warning to his member sports to be aware of the new WADA rules concerning coaches, trainers and support personnel who are involved in doping.