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.
BLOG: Follow Australia's Olympic hopefuls on the road to the next Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Powered by Olympics.com.au @AUSOlympicTeam
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!
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, 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”.
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.
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.
SPEED SKATING: Like many kids, Daniel Greig was given a pair of rollerblades when he turned six. He just took the challenge a little more seriously than most.
FOOTBALL: Holger Osieck can reflect with pride after his brave substitution of national hero Tim Cahill with the game in the balance swung it - and World Cup qualification - for the Socceroos.
FOOTBALL: The Socceroos produced the most commanding performance of their World Cup qualifying campaign to smash Jordan 4-0 in Melbourne last night and take a huge step towards securing a spot at next year's finals in Brazil.
BLOG: After three and a half months of rehabbing at home in Australia, I passed my ‘back to snow’ testing and was given the all clear to return to the ski life. After this much down time my anticipation to get back on snow was almost tangible.