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.
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.
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.
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Australian researchers have received International Olympic Committee (IOC) funding to continue valuable research into preventing and treating sports injuries.
In just one year the third Winter Youth Olympic Games will kick off in Lausanne, Switzerland. To celebrate the milestone, the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Organising Committee (YOGOC) unveiled its mascot “Yodli”, designed by students from a local art school.
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.
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Did you know?
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).
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).