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Vale Mr J Barrey Williams

A passionate advocate of our WA athletes and the Olympic and Commonwealth Games movements, J Barrey helped many athletes achieve their dream through his stewardship of the Olympic and Commonwealth Games Team Appeal Committee from 2002. In his roles as Committee Member in 2002, Chairman from 2004 – 2015 and Executive Director from 2015, J Barrey was responsible for overseeing the fund raising of over $2.7m towards making the Olympic and Commonwealth dreams a reality for our athletes.

A remarkable man who will be sadly missed.

J Barrey Williams was born October 1947 and passed away on the 11th August 2016. He is survived by two children, Matthew and Bryonie and three grandchildren, Lachlan, Maya and James.

Mitchell announces retirement from Gymnastics

Mitchell announces retirement from Gymnastics

28 September 2016

Australia’s most decorated gymnast, Lauren Mitchell, has announced her retirement from gymnastics.

AOC Vice-President Peter Montgomery retires

AOC Vice-President Peter Montgomery retires

6 September 2016

AOC Vice-President Peter Montgomery has announced his retirement from the AOC.

Five new sports added for Tokyo 2020

Five new sports added for Tokyo 2020

4 August 2016

IOC: The International Olympic Committee has voted to add five new sports to the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games in Tokyo.

AOC Statement on Telstra decision

AOC Statement on Telstra decision

30 July 2016

The Australian Olympic Committee is disappointed at the decision by the Federal Court in the ruling against Telstra.

The IOC takes decisive action to protect the clean athletes

The IOC takes decisive action to protect the clean athletes

18 May 2016

The IOC takes decisive action to protect the clean athletes - doped athletes from Beijing, London and Sochi all targeted.

Coates impressed with positive progress for Rio 2016

Coates impressed with positive progress for Rio 2016

7 May 2016

John Coates has told the AOC Annual General Meeting in Sydney that he is impressed with the progress in Rio

Coates introduces tighter controls to prevent child abuse

Coates introduces tighter controls to prevent child abuse

7 May 2016

Olympic sports will need to comply with tough new rules surrounding child abuse before their athletes can join an Australian Olympic Team.

Vale Sarah Tait

Vale Sarah Tait

3 March 2016

Champion rower, Sarah Tait, has lost her battle with cancer and passed away.

Skillful Poole pipped from podium

Skillful Poole pipped from podium

17 February 2016

Australian Ice Hockey player Madison Poole has finished fifth in a nail-biting Skills Challenge final at the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games.

Poole through to Skills final and capable of more

Poole through to Skills final and capable of more

15 February 2016

ICE HOCKEY: Madison Poole is through to the final of the Skills Challenge at the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games.

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