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
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates AC, says a plan unveiled in Victoria to increase the amount of competitive sport played in schools is a model that could be adopted nation-wide.
Olympian Katrin Garfoot has hit the ground running since her recent retirement from professional cycling, following her Individual Time Trial gold medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
AOC President John Coates AC along with His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC hosted the launch of Olympic gold medallist John Devitt OAM and Larry Writer’s: ‘Cecil Healy – A Biography’ on Friday.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) commends the Report by the Hon James Wood QC, David Howman and Ray Murrihy on their Review of Australia’s Sports Integrity Arrangements released today as part of the Government’s long term strategic plan for the delivery of sport in Australia.
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.
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:
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit
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Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.
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Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).