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AOC honours female Indigenous Olympians for NAIDOC Week

AOC honours female Indigenous Olympians for NAIDOC Week

13 July 2018

In the spirit of NAIDOC Week 2018 and its theme “Because of her, we can,” the AOC celebrates the outstanding achievements of our Indigenous female Olympians and the women who inspire them.

Blog Part 2- Brendan Sexton at the birth place of the Modern Olympics

Blog Part 2- Brendan Sexton at the birth place of the Modern Olympics

12 July 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, 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:

Australian Olympians join Indigenous runners in IMF Fun Run

Australian Olympians join Indigenous runners in IMF Fun Run

11 July 2018

As the Australian Olympic Committee celebrates NAIDOC Week, we would like to acknowledge the work being done by Olympian Robert de Castella, Cara Smith and the team at the Indigenous Marathon Foundation (IMF) as they inspire running and healthy lifestyles in Indigenous communities across Australia

Olympian Daniel Kowalski joins the AOC

Olympian Daniel Kowalski joins the AOC

6 July 2018

Matt Carroll, CEO of the AOC, today announced the appointment of dual Olympian Daniel Kowalski OAM as Olympian Services Manager and welcomed him to the AOC.

85 students receive Pierre de Coubertin Award for sportsmanship

85 students receive Pierre de Coubertin Award for sportsmanship

3 July 2018

Since Pierre de Coubertin founded the Olympic Movement in 1894, athletes haven striven to live and compete by the Olympic values each day.

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.

Shelley Watts brings fighting spirit to local schools for Olympic Day

Shelley Watts brings fighting spirit to local schools for Olympic Day

25 June 2018

Last Saturday, the world celebrated the 70th annual Olympic Day by getting active, practising Olympic values and learning more about the Olympic dream!

Peter Norman’s family to accept Olympic Order of Merit tonight

Peter Norman’s family to accept Olympic Order of Merit tonight

22 June 2018

On the eve of World Olympic Day, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) will present the family of the late Olympian Peter Norman an Order of Merit at a special ceremony in Melbourne tonight, Friday June 22nd.

Olympians visit children's hospitals in Sydney for Olympic Day

Olympians visit children's hospitals in Sydney for Olympic Day

21 June 2018

Each Olympic Games, the world comes together through sport; differences are set aside, even welcomed, and talents are showcased.

'Deadly' champs make impact at Uluru Fun Run

'Deadly' champs make impact at Uluru Fun Run

19 June 2018

Olympian Robert de Castella regards the work he does with the Indigenous Marathon Foundation (IMF) as a more important achievement than any his successes as an athlete.

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Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

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At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.

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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.