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Coates addresses Future Tourism Forum on SEQ Olympic feasibility

Coates addresses Future Tourism Forum on SEQ Olympic feasibility

13 June 2019

AOC President John Coates has indicated a decision on whether South East Queensland might host the 2032 Summer Olympic Games could be made as early as next year.

AOC Congratulates Olympians in Queen's Birthday Honours

AOC Congratulates Olympians in Queen's Birthday Honours

10 June 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has congratulated Olympians Luc Longley, David Nilsson and Alisa Camplin-Warner who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours announced today...

John Coates re-elected as President of ICAS/CAS

John Coates re-elected as President of ICAS/CAS

29 May 2019

At the 52nd Meeting of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) held in Lausanne, Switzerland, AOC President John Coates AC was re-elected, unopposed, to the position of ICAS/CAS President, until the term concludes in December 2022.

Share your great grassroots moments and we'll #GiveThatAGold

Share your great grassroots moments and we'll #GiveThatAGold

21 May 2019

We can’t all win Olympic gold, but millions of you display the Olympic values within your local sporting community every week. Now you could win a $250 ASICS voucher for your effort.

Eight Australians Appointed to IOC Commissions

Eight Australians Appointed to IOC Commissions

16 May 2019

AOC President John Coates AC has welcomed the inclusion of eight Australians on a range of IOC Commissions.

Olympians inspire QLD students at 2019 Sport Accord Festival

Olympians inspire QLD students at 2019 Sport Accord Festival

13 May 2019

Australian Olympians inspired hundreds of Queensland students at a special Olympics Unleashed presentation as part of the 2019 Sport Accord Festival on the Gold Coast.

Watch AOC's historic AGM

Watch AOC's historic AGM

5 May 2019

The AOC made history on Saturday May 4, 2019 when Thomas Bach OLY, became the first IOC President to address the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Olympic Committee.

Historic address to AOC AGM by IOC President Thomas Bach OLY

Historic address to AOC AGM by IOC President Thomas Bach OLY

4 May 2019

In an historic day for the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), its Annual General Meeting has been addressed by the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach OLY.

AOC joins forces with Allianz Australia as local partner

AOC joins forces with Allianz Australia as local partner

4 May 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has announced Allianz Australia as a local partner of the Australian Olympic Team, from now through 2028. The announcement was made by AOC President John Coates AC at the AOC Annual General Meeting hosted today in Sydney.

Key appointments to leadership teams for Tokyo 2020 & other Games announced

Key appointments to leadership teams for Tokyo 2020 & other Games announced

3 May 2019

Olympic Games Gold medallists Susie O’Neill and Kim Brennan have been announced as Deputy Chefs de Mission for the Australian Olympic Team to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).