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AOC Welcomes Prime Minister's Support for Olympic Games Bid

AOC Welcomes Prime Minister's Support for Olympic Games Bid

1 July 2019

The AOC has welcomed comments from the Prime Minister Scott Morrison, supporting a potential bid for the 2032 Olympic Games in Queensland...

IOC Extends John Coates' Membership

IOC Extends John Coates' Membership

27 June 2019

AOC President and IOC Member John Coates has had his term on the International Olympic Committee extended to the end of 2024 following a vote at the IOC Session in Lausanne.

AOC Welcomes Olympic Games Hosting Changes

AOC Welcomes Olympic Games Hosting Changes

26 June 2019

The AOC has welcomed key changes approved by the IOC at its Session in Lausanne today, that increases the flexibility for electing future Olympic and Paralympic Games hosts.

IOC Selects Milan-Cortina to host Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2026

IOC Selects Milan-Cortina to host Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2026

25 June 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee has congratulated Milan-Cortina after the IOC Session in Lausanne today selected the host of the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Coates addresses Future Tourism Forum on SEQ Olympic feasibility

Coates addresses Future Tourism Forum on SEQ Olympic feasibility

13 June 2019

AOC President John Coates has indicated a decision on whether South East Queensland might host the 2032 Summer Olympic Games could be made as early as next year.

Eight Australians Appointed to IOC Commissions

Eight Australians Appointed to IOC Commissions

16 May 2019

AOC President John Coates AC has welcomed the inclusion of eight Australians on a range of IOC Commissions.

Watch AOC's historic AGM

Watch AOC's historic AGM

5 May 2019

The AOC made history on Saturday May 4, 2019 when Thomas Bach OLY, became the first IOC President to address the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Olympic Committee.

Historic address to AOC AGM by IOC President Thomas Bach OLY

Historic address to AOC AGM by IOC President Thomas Bach OLY

4 May 2019

In an historic day for the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), its Annual General Meeting has been addressed by the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach OLY.

Aussie Olympians join largest IAF meeting for global sporting change

Aussie Olympians join largest IAF meeting for global sporting change

18 April 2019

The International Athlete’s Forum (IAF) recently brought together 350 athletes from across 185 countries, including several Australian Olympians. Steven Hooker, Daniel Kowalski, James Tomkins, Natalie Cook, Michelle Ford, Natalie Galea, Jennifer Screen and Kenny Wallace all participated and had their voices heard in the largest ever meeting of worldwide athletic representatives.

Last chance to design the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic medals!

Last chance to design the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic medals!

2 April 2019

Calling all talented designers and creatives across the globe - You could be the creator of the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 medals!

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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).