Sunday 11 November marks 100 years since many courageous Australians made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom of their country, including three Australian Olympians.
Three members from the Stockholm 1912 Olympic Team made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the war. For those soldiers who survived, the wait to come home was such a long ordeal that an Inter-Allied Games was created and participated in by six Australian Olympians.
24 October 2018: I am delighted to be here at the National Press Club to talk with you about the future of sport in this great sport-loving nation...
Wednesday, 24 October 2018: Woolworths is set to continue its partnership with Aussie sporting teams on the global stage, announcing that it has come on board as Official Supermarket and Fresh Food supporter of the Australian Teams at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games...
SPORT HALL OF FAME: It’s the greatest gathering of sporting royalty in Australia as Olympic legends mix with the greats of every sport in the country.
Last week, four of Australia’s Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games stars took part in the “Champions 2 Country” 2018 East Kimberley Regional Tour, bringing their stories of inspiration and resilience to youth living in remote areas.
Queensland schoolkids are set to be inspired by Australian athletes as part of the Olympics Unleashed program, launched in Brisbane on Thursday.
In marking today’s 100th anniversary of the death of Olympic gold medallist Cecil Healy, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) is moving to create an award for Olympians who display exceptional sportsmanship and exemplify the Olympic values
Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018
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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?
American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).