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Australian researchers recognised for critical work on sports injuries

Australian researchers recognised for critical work on sports injuries

17 January 2019

Australian researchers have received International Olympic Committee (IOC) funding to continue valuable research into preventing and treating sports injuries.

2018 Wrap Up: June honours and triumphs

2018 Wrap Up: June honours and triumphs

18 December 2018

Half way through 2018 and your Aussie athletes continued kicking goals, with June full of medals, honours, world firsts, a deadly fun run and the end of an era for a winter Olympian.

2018 Wrap Up: January's biggest hits

2018 Wrap Up: January's biggest hits

6 December 2018

January 2018 was an exciting time for the Australian Olympic Team, with the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games on the horizon in February and anticipation in the air, the year kicked off with a bang!

Olympics Unleashed celebrates 100th school

Olympics Unleashed celebrates 100th school

5 December 2018

OLYMPICS UNLEASHED: More than 23 000 students have been inspired by Olympians and Paralympians as the Olympics Unleashed program today celebrates its 100th school visit, at Elanora State School.

Fox adds 'Athlete of the Year' to her tally at NSW Sport Awards

Fox adds 'Athlete of the Year' to her tally at NSW Sport Awards

28 November 2018

The strength of women’s sport has emerged with two-time paddling Olympian Jessica Fox and double paratriathlon World Cup event winner Lauren Parker taking out the top gongs at the NSW Sport Awards.

AOC calls for urgent funding review in wake of funding cuts

AOC calls for urgent funding review in wake of funding cuts

26 November 2018

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) says today’s announcement of funding cuts to a range of sports will adversely affect the Australian Olympic Team’s performance in Tokyo 2020.

Coates and Bach meet home nation's top Olympic contendors

Coates and Bach meet home nation's top Olympic contendors

25 November 2018

IOC Member and AOC President John Coates AC has joined IOC President Thomas Bach in a visit to Japan’s National Training Centre in Tokyo, following an earlier visit to the Fukushima region north-east of Tokyo.

AOC president Coates visits Fukushima in lead up to 2020

AOC president Coates visits Fukushima in lead up to 2020

25 November 2018

IOC Vice President and AOC President John Coates AC joined IOC President Thomas Bach and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a short trip to the Fukushima region north-east of Tokyo, an area devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Olympians nominated for NSW Champions of Sport Awards

Olympians nominated for NSW Champions of Sport Awards

22 November 2018

The 2018 awards season continues, with several more Olympians and Olympic sports recognised ahead of the NSW Champions of Sport Ceremony, to take place on November 27.

Australian Beef to fuel 2020 Australian Olympic Team

Australian Beef to fuel 2020 Australian Olympic Team

21 November 2018

Australian Beef will be an official partner of the 2020 Australian Olympic Team, giving Australian red meat an unprecedented platform on the national stage under a new sponsorship deal delivered by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA).

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Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

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Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.

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Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.