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.
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.
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.
BASKETBALL: Basketball Australia today congratulated Andrew Gaze AM on his induction to the FIBA Hall of Fame.
BLOG: Just being strong isn't quite enough so there's always additional training outside of the VIS gym... not that I mind.
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.
IOC: Four new IOC members will vote on the 2020 host city, IOC president and a whole host of issues.
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.
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.
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.
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.