Australian basketball legend Lauren Jackson was recognised with the Oceania IOC Women in Sport award at a ceremony in Buenos Aires on Friday.
The Olympic Channel has launched their new animated short series ‘Words of Olympics’ with the first episode featuring none other than legendary Australian Olympian, ‘the Lithgow Flash’, The Hon Marjorie Jackson-Nelson AC CVO MBE.
Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates AC has welcomed the inclusion of eight Australians on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Commissions announced overnight.
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.
A host of Australian athletes have been awarded Olympic solidarity funding from the IOC to assist them in their bid to make a successful transition into their post-athletic careers.
The Olympic flame-lighting ceremony for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 took place today in Ancient Olympia, Greece. It marks the start of an incredible journey that will bring the Olympic spirit to the Republic of Korea and its citizens, and inspire the entire world.
It’s been a historic day for the Australian Olympic movement at the home of the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
With our Aussie athletes dominating at World Championships across the globe and our winter athletes ramping up preparations for PyeongChang 2018, here are 10 exciting things we learnt this month
The Australian Olympic Committee has welcomed the foresight of the International Olympic Committee’s decision to pave the way to simultaneously appoint the host cities of the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic Games.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today unanimously agreed in principle to award both the Olympic Games 2024 and 2028 at the same time, paving the way for a "win-win-win" situation for the Olympic Movement, Los Angeles and Paris.
Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018
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Did you know?
Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.
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Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).