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Sophie White – Hurdling in her hero’s footsteps

Sophie White – Hurdling in her hero’s footsteps

18 September 2018

Most kids have grown up with an idol. Someone they look up to and one day hope to walk in the footsteps of, but not as many have been lucky enough to do so.

Australian Eventing Team qualifies for Tokyo 2020

Australian Eventing Team qualifies for Tokyo 2020

18 September 2018

The Australian Eventing Team have finished in 6th position at the FEI World Equestrian Games in Tyron and qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Hockeyroos go down to Japan in Four Nations Final

Hockeyroos go down to Japan in Four Nations Final

17 September 2018

After winning all three group games, the Hockeyroos have suffered defeat in the Four Nations Final going down 2-1 to hosts, Japan, who came from behind in Ibaraki on Sunday afternoon.

Gentle wins Grand Final gold & Birtwhistle secures overall series bronze

Gentle wins Grand Final gold & Birtwhistle secures overall series bronze

17 September 2018

Ashleigh Gentle threw caution to the wind and the waves to win her first ever sprint finish in front of a “Thunderstruck” home crowd in the World Triathlon Series Grand Final on the Gold Coast on Saturday.

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Hockeyroos go down to Japan in Four Nations Final

Hockeyroos go down to Japan in Four Nations Final

17 September 2018

After winning all three group games, the Hockeyroos have suffered defeat in the Four Nations Final going down 2-1 to hosts, Japan, who came from behind in Ibaraki on Sunday afternoon.

Gentle wins Grand Final gold & Birtwhistle secures overall series bronze

Gentle wins Grand Final gold & Birtwhistle secures overall series bronze

17 September 2018

Ashleigh Gentle threw caution to the wind and the waves to win her first ever sprint finish in front of a “Thunderstruck” home crowd in the World Triathlon Series Grand Final on the Gold Coast on Saturday.

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PyeongChang stars take top honours

PyeongChang stars take top honours

4 May 2018

Australia’s elite ski and snowboard athletes have gathered in Melbourne to recognise the best achievements from 2017-2018 season.

A special visit to the Starlight Foundation

A special visit to the Starlight Foundation

28 March 2018

Five 2018 Australian Olympians have made a very special stop on their Welcome Home Tour to the Starlight Express Room at Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital.

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Olympics Unleashed program launched in Brisbane

Olympics Unleashed program launched in Brisbane

13 September 2018

Queensland schoolkids are set to be inspired by Australian athletes as part of the Olympics Unleashed program, launched in Brisbane on Thursday.

WA students awarded for exemplifying Olympic values

WA students awarded for exemplifying Olympic values

6 September 2018

The AOC have honoured 43 Western Australian secondary school students with the prestigious Pierre de Coubertin Award.

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Hailey's juggling act in full flight as BA2018 approaches

Hailey's juggling act in full flight as BA2018 approaches

14 September 2018

The commitment needed to succeed in sailing is pretty much an all or nothing prospect. Throw in study and career goals and life becomes quite a juggling act.

Ben White: Ready to stick it to the competition and defend YOG gold

Ben White: Ready to stick it to the competition and defend YOG gold

12 September 2018

At just 17 years old, Ben White co-captained his side to Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) qualification, took out leading goal scorer at 28 goals and also bagged player of the tournament at the Oceania Youth Olympic qualifiers in Port Moresby, PNG.

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Eight Australians appointed to IOC Commissions

Eight Australians appointed to IOC Commissions

9 August 2018

Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates AC has welcomed the inclusion of eight Australians on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Commissions announced overnight.

Blog - Brendan Sexton at the birth place of the Modern Olympics

Blog - Brendan Sexton at the birth place of the Modern Olympics

26 June 2018

London 2012 Triathlon Olympian Brendan Sexton is in Greece for the annual International Olympic Academy's International Session for Young Participants to celebrate the Olympic Movement. Participants in the forum will discover the history of the Olympic Movement, learn Olympic values and see the great significance they can have in today’s society and share their Olympic journeys. Read Sexton's blog on his experience at the session below.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.