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Jandakot delivers world champs qualifiers and several PB's

Jandakot delivers world champs qualifiers and several PB's

19 March 2019

Athletes responded to the perfect conditions at the Jandakot Airport Track Classic with world championships qualifiers, an Australian record and numerous personal bests.

Chalmers and Campbell find golden hattrick at 2019 NSW State Champs

Chalmers and Campbell find golden hattrick at 2019 NSW State Champs

19 March 2019

It was raining gold for Australia’s Olympic swimmers at the 2019 NSW State Championships, with 12 Olympians finding a place on the podium over the three-day event and Australia looking poised for Tokyo 2020 success.

Pottharst recognised for outstanding commitment to sport, with Olympic post-nominals

Pottharst recognised for outstanding commitment to sport, with Olympic post-nominals

19 March 2019

At Manly beach, three-time Olympic beach volleyballer Kerri Pottharst was one of several Olympians who received their Olympic post-nominals (OLY). Pottharst was recognised not only for her outstanding service to sport, but for her commitment to the health and fitness of future generations.

Kookaburras make it five in a row at FIH Pro League

Kookaburras make it five in a row at FIH Pro League

18 March 2019

On Saturday, the Kookaburras pushed aside any ill-effects of their flight delay, claiming a victory 3-2 against Argentina at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre. They then followed up on Sunday against New Zealand, claiming their fifth consecutive win of the newly formed FIH Pro League, 5-1.

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Chalmers and Campbell find golden hattrick at 2019 NSW State Champs

Chalmers and Campbell find golden hattrick at 2019 NSW State Champs

19 March 2019

It was raining gold for Australia’s Olympic swimmers at the 2019 NSW State Championships, with 12 Olympians finding a place on the podium over the three-day event and Australia looking poised for Tokyo 2020 success.

Pottharst recognised for outstanding commitment to sport, with Olympic post-nominals

Pottharst recognised for outstanding commitment to sport, with Olympic post-nominals

19 March 2019

At Manly beach, three-time Olympic beach volleyballer Kerri Pottharst was one of several Olympians who received their Olympic post-nominals (OLY). Pottharst was recognised not only for her outstanding service to sport, but for her commitment to the health and fitness of future generations.

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Colebourn makes history as first Aussie woman to qualify for Biathlon World Cup in 20 years

Colebourn makes history as first Aussie woman to qualify for Biathlon World Cup in 20 years

9 March 2019

Biathlete Jill Colebourn has made history as the first Australian female in 20 years to qualify for a Biathlon World Cup.

Celebrating game-changing female Olympians on International Women's Day

Celebrating game-changing female Olympians on International Women's Day

7 March 2019

The Australian Olympic Team boasts a multitude of incredible female Olympians spanning from the early 1900’s. In honour of International Women’s Day, we take a look back at some of these incredible women in Australian sport.

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AOC welcomes Sports Diplomacy Strategy 2030

AOC welcomes Sports Diplomacy Strategy 2030

14 March 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s Sports Diplomacy 2030 Strategy following a meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne in Brisbane today.

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment announced as AOC’s agency of record for Tokyo 2020

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment announced as AOC’s agency of record for Tokyo 2020

12 March 2019

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment (S&E) has joined the Olympic Family as the official creative communications agency for the Australian Olympic Committee’s Tokyo 2020 campaign.

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Three months on - Relive Buenos Aires 2018

Three months on - Relive Buenos Aires 2018

17 January 2019

It’s been three months since 88 young athletes from 26 sports travelled to Buenos Aires to represent Australia at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).

Australian Fencing celebrates Junior World Cup medal success

Australian Fencing celebrates Junior World Cup medal success

8 January 2019

Victorian teenager Alex English relied on phone advice from his coach at home to snatch a bronze medal at a Junior World Cup fencing tournament in Tokyo on the weekend.

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Lausanne 2020 mascot Yodli unveiled on “One Year to go”

Lausanne 2020 mascot Yodli unveiled on “One Year to go”

9 January 2019

In just one year the third Winter Youth Olympic Games will kick off in Lausanne, Switzerland. To celebrate the milestone, the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Organising Committee (YOGOC) unveiled its mascot “Yodli”, designed by students from a local art school.

Lauren Jackson wins IOC Women in Sport Award

Lauren Jackson wins IOC Women in Sport Award

6 October 2018

Australian basketball legend Lauren Jackson was recognised with the Oceania IOC Women in Sport award at a ceremony in Buenos Aires on Friday.

Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.

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Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.