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AOC welcomes QLD Government donation to 2020 Team

AOC welcomes QLD Government donation to 2020 Team

16 May 2019

The AOC has welcomed a donation of $600,000 by the Queensland Government to the Australian Olympic Team for the Summer Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

Matildas squad for 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup announced

Matildas squad for 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup announced

14 May 2019

Matildas Head Coach Ante Milicic today confirmed the 23 players selected in Australia’s squad for the eighth FIFA Women’s World Cup.

 Hockeyroos topple USA to boost finals hopes

Hockeyroos topple USA to boost finals hopes

13 May 2019

Savannah Fitzpatrick starred with two goals and an assist as the Hockeyroos rounded out an impressive Pacific leg of the FIH Pro League with a 4-0 win over USA in Pennsylvania over the weekend.

Olympians inspire QLD students at 2019 Sport Accord Festival

Olympians inspire QLD students at 2019 Sport Accord Festival

13 May 2019

Australian Olympians inspired hundreds of Queensland students at a special Olympics Unleashed presentation as part of the 2019 Sport Accord Festival on the Gold Coast.

Aussie women set fastest 4x100m time since 2000 at IAAF World Relays

Aussie women set fastest 4x100m time since 2000 at IAAF World Relays

13 May 2019

At the IAAF World Relays in Yokohama the Australian quartet of Sally Pearson, Nana Owusu-Afriyie, Riley Day, Naa Anang broke an almost two-decade old Aussie record and secured their place at the 2019 Doha World Championships.

Gold and bronze for Aussie Volleyroos

Gold and bronze for Aussie Volleyroos

13 May 2019

Dynamic duo Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho Del Solar have taken out Australia's third consecutive Asian Beach Volleyball title in China over the weekend, while fellow Aussies Phoebe Bell and Jessyka Ngauamo claimed bronze.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Tickets Available Starting Today

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Tickets Available Starting Today

10 May 2019

The Individual ticket sales process for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is now open in Australia. The Request Phase window will run from today May 10th until May 31st.

Barty seals 11th straight win and a ticket to Madrid quarterfinals

Barty seals 11th straight win and a ticket to Madrid quarterfinals

9 May 2019

Ash Barty has recorded the hottest start to a tennis season by an Australian in 16 years, surging into the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open with an 11th straight victory.

Liane Tooth: Mentoring the next generation

Liane Tooth: Mentoring the next generation

8 May 2019

After representing her country at four Olympic Games and claiming Australian hockey’s first Olympic gold medal, Liane Tooth’s commitment to Australian sport continues through the development of the country’s up and coming superstars.

Watch: President Bach's positive funding news for South East Queensland bid

Watch: President Bach's positive funding news for South East Queensland bid

6 May 2019

IOC President Thomas Bach has some good news for the South East Queensland Council of Mayors when he indicated an IOC contribution to the Games would mean any Queensland Olympic Games would be cost neutral.

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Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.

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).