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Whateley leads opening day for Aussies on the Gold Coast

Whateley leads opening day for Aussies on the Gold Coast

28 June 2017

2016 Rio Olympian Jason Whateley was among a group of Australian boxers who enjoyed first-round success at the Oceania Boxing Championships and World Championship qualifiers at Paradise Point on the Gold Coast on Tuesday.

Quality field drawn to Gold Coast for Oceania Boxing Championships

Quality field drawn to Gold Coast for Oceania Boxing Championships

26 June 2017

Australia’s best male boxers will today begin their campaign to qualify for this year’s World Championships, when they take on the best athletes from the region in the Oceania Boxing titles on the Gold Coast.

Pierre de Coubertin award turns 25!

Pierre de Coubertin award turns 25!

16 June 2017

For 25 years, the Australian Olympic Committee has awarded outstanding secondary students with the Pierre de Coubertin award, an accolade that acknowledges displays of the Olympic ideals - fair play and sportsmanship.

New disciplines proposed for Tokyo 2020

New disciplines proposed for Tokyo 2020

10 April 2017

A host of new events have been proposed by international federations to make their Olympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - History made on Day 9

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - History made on Day 9

30 November 2016

Day nine at the Melbourne Olympics was a historic day as Australia claimed its first swimming gold, first medal clean sweep, first canoeing medal and first boxing medal in 48 years.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - Athletics stars progress to the finals

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - Athletics stars progress to the finals

29 November 2016

The much anticipated swimming program kicked off on day eight of the Games. Betty Cuthbert returned to the track for early rounds of the 200m and one of Australia’s favourite athletes, John Landy started his 1500m campaign. Australia had a good win in the basketball and in the boxing Tony Madigan bowed out.

Olympic medallists inspire UTS students

Olympic medallists inspire UTS students

13 October 2016

Olympic gold medallist Sharni Williams and Rio team members Shelley Watts, Lea Yanitsas and Hayder Shkara addressed over 50 university students today in Sydney as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s (AOC) ‘Meet with a Champ’ education program.

Three fresh faces on Athletes' Commission

Three fresh faces on Athletes' Commission

19 September 2016

Members of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team have voted three new faces onto the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission, to serve as the voice of Australian Olympians over the next four years.

Boxing wrap: Boxers look towards Gold Coast

Boxing wrap: Boxers look towards Gold Coast

23 August 2016

Olympic debutants Daniel Lewis, Jason Whateley and Shelley Watts have vowed to use their Rio experience to steer them to Commonwealth Games success with all three committing to the 2018 event on the Gold Coast.

Ong look-out for Olympians' golfing Edge

Ong look-out for Olympians' golfing Edge

14 August 2016

Golf has returned to the Olympic Games for the first time in 112 years, so there's a golf pro in Rio looking to poach the next Australian Olympic golfer.

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