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

Sochi medals unveiled

31 May 2013
The unveiled Sochi 2014 Olympic Gold Medal is displayed during an IOC executive board meeting at the SportAccord International Convention in St. Petersburg, on May 30, 2013. The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics organisers unveiled today the medals for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

SOCHI 2014: The presentation of the Olympic and Paralympic medals, which will be awarded at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, took place in St. Petersburg today during the 11th "SportAccord" Annual International Sports Convention.

Australian Winter Olympic hopefuls train on the beach with strength and conditioning coach John Marsden in May 2013.

SOCHI 2014: For most of the world, Australia evokes imagery of a sunburnt country – surfing, swimming and cricket. The idea that Australia competes at the Winter Olympics, let alone winning medals at the last five Games, comes as a big surprise to most.

Sydney 2000 flag bearer Andrew Gaze poses outside ANZ Stadium as part of celebrations marking the 10th anniversary of the Sydney 2000 Olympics at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on September 15, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. The celebrations included appearances from Olympians & Paralympians, opening ceremony recreation and the re-lighting of the Olympic Cauldron.

BASKETBALL: Basketball Australia today congratulated Andrew Gaze AM on his induction to the FIBA Hall of Fame.

A trampoline session with aerial skier David Morris.

BLOG: Just being strong isn't quite enough so there's always additional training outside of the VIS gym... not that I mind.

Olympians Sally Pearson and Liz Cambage feature in the Anti-Racism, It Stops With Me, campaign.

EDUCATION: Olympians Sally Pearson and Liz Cambage feature in the 'Racism It Stops With Me' campaign video, by the Human Rights Commission and Play By The Rules.

James Tomkins celebrates winning the men's pair (with Drew Ginn) at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.

IOC: Four new IOC members will vote on the 2020 host city, IOC president and a whole host of issues.

Daniel McConnell in action in the Men's Mountain Bike race on Day 16 of the 2012 Olympic Games at Hadleigh Farm on August 12, 2012 in Hadleigh, Essex.

CYCLING-MOUNTAIN BIKE: Australia's London 2012 Mountain Bike Olympians have both stood on top of the podium at the opening Mountain Bike World Cup event of the season in Albstadt, Germany.

(L to R): Ten Network Holdings Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Hamish McLennan; Australian Olympic Committee President, John Coates; and Ten Network Holdings Chairman, Lachlan Murdoch

SOCHI2014: Ten Network Holdings today announced it had signed an agreement with the IOC to broadcast the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in 2014.

Anna Meares (L) of Australia celebrates winning the Gold medal ahead of Victoria Pendleton of Great Britain in the Women's Sprint Track Cycling Final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Velodrome on August 7, 2012 in London, England.

CYCLING - TRACK: One moment, Anna Meares and Victoria Pendleton were two of the fiercest rivals at the Olympics - the next, they shared a mirror and chatted about weddings.

Aerial skier

BLOG: During the off season it’s rest and then straight back into the gym to get strong for the coming northern hemisphere summer. Knees, backs and energy levels deteriorate slowly over the winter season and now that I am home it’s time to build them back up to peak form especially this being potentially the most important year of my sporting career.