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Olympic boost for QLD with world class ski jump facility

Olympic boost for QLD with world class ski jump facility

26 March 2019

Queensland will be home to the southern hemisphere’s first year-round freestyle ski-jumping facility to be built at the Sleeman Sports Complex at Chandler.

Aussie water polo squad named for FINA World League Intercontinental Cup

Aussie water polo squad named for FINA World League Intercontinental Cup

14 March 2019

Australia’s men’s and women’s water polo squads have been named ahead of the FINA World League Inter-Continental Cup that will be held at the HBF Stadium in Perth from 26-31 March 2019.

AOC welcomes Sports Diplomacy Strategy 2030

AOC welcomes Sports Diplomacy Strategy 2030

14 March 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s Sports Diplomacy 2030 Strategy following a meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne in Brisbane today.

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment announced as AOC’s agency of record for Tokyo 2020

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment announced as AOC’s agency of record for Tokyo 2020

12 March 2019

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment (S&E) has joined the Olympic Family as the official creative communications agency for the Australian Olympic Committee’s Tokyo 2020 campaign.

Olympics Unleashed kayaker takes out national titles

Olympics Unleashed kayaker takes out national titles

4 March 2019

In between her intense competition and training schedule, which includes winning 3 national titles in early March, Rio 2016 Olympian Burnett has been sharing these lessons with more than 2500 students across a dozen Queensland schools with Olympics Unleashed.

AOC welcomes inclusion in 2022 Asian Games

AOC welcomes inclusion in 2022 Asian Games

4 March 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed a decision by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) to invite Oceania nations to compete in the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

AOC provides $2.3 million funding boost to athletes in build up to Tokyo 2020

AOC provides $2.3 million funding boost to athletes in build up to Tokyo 2020

19 February 2019

Athletes will receive a timely financial boost in their Tokyo 2020 preparations as part of the AOC's Medal Incentive Funding program.

AOC commends government response to the Wood Review

AOC commends government response to the Wood Review

12 February 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s commitment to protect the integrity of Australian sport with the release of the Government Response to the Wood Review.

Concussion in Sport launched to protect Aussie athletes

Concussion in Sport launched to protect Aussie athletes

11 February 2019

The AIS, Australian Medical Association, Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians and Sports Medicine Australia have today launched their vital new initiative, "Concussion in Sport Australia."

Olympians unleashed to inspire students in NSW schools

Olympians unleashed to inspire students in NSW schools

8 February 2019

Olympic athletes will deliver crucial lessons for high school students across NSW in a new program launched today.

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Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.

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).