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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!

Australian researchers recognised for critical work on sports injuries

Australian researchers recognised for critical work on sports injuries

17 January 2019

Australian researchers have received International Olympic Committee (IOC) funding to continue valuable research into preventing and treating sports injuries.

Lausanne 2020 mascot Yodli unveiled on “One Year to go”

Lausanne 2020 mascot Yodli unveiled on “One Year to go”

9 January 2019

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.

Lauren Jackson wins IOC Women in Sport Award

Lauren Jackson wins IOC Women in Sport Award

6 October 2018

Australian basketball legend Lauren Jackson was recognised with the Oceania IOC Women in Sport award at a ceremony in Buenos Aires on Friday.

IOC feature Aussie legend Marjorie Jackson-Nelson in new series

IOC feature Aussie legend Marjorie Jackson-Nelson in new series

13 September 2018

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.

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Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.