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AOC joins forces with Allianz Australia as local partner

AOC joins forces with Allianz Australia as local partner

4 May 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has announced Allianz Australia as a local partner of the Australian Olympic Team, from now through 2028. The announcement was made by AOC President John Coates AC at the AOC Annual General Meeting hosted today in Sydney.

Key appointments to leadership teams for Tokyo 2020 & other Games announced

Key appointments to leadership teams for Tokyo 2020 & other Games announced

3 May 2019

Olympic Games Gold medallists Susie O’Neill and Kim Brennan have been announced as Deputy Chefs de Mission for the Australian Olympic Team to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Inside the Games Profile AOC President John Coates

Inside the Games Profile AOC President John Coates

2 May 2019

John Coates, a tactically astute 68-year-old Sydney lawyer, has been President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) for 29 years. He has been involved in three Australian Summer Olympic bids, from three different cities, and maybe - who knows? - will soon be roped into a fourth.

Anzac Day 2019: Lest we forget

Anzac Day 2019: Lest we forget

25 April 2019

AOC: On Anzac Day 2019, the Australian Olympic Committee would like to recognise all of those who have serve for their country, including many Olympians...

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.

AOC releases Annual Report and Agenda for AGM

AOC releases Annual Report and Agenda for AGM

12 April 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee has released its Annual Report and Agenda for it’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held in Sydney on Saturday May 4th 2019.

AOC welcomes pathway funding but laments lack of direct support for Olympic sports

AOC welcomes pathway funding but laments lack of direct support for Olympic sports

3 April 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed the $54 million pathway funding announced in the Federal budget but says the lack of meaningful investment to directly benefit participation and high performance in Olympic sports is profoundly disappointing.

Olympic boost for QLD with world class ski jump facility

Olympic boost for QLD with world class ski jump facility

26 March 2019

Queensland will be home to the southern hemisphere’s first year-round freestyle ski-jumping facility to be built at the Sleeman Sports Complex at Chandler.

Aussie water polo squad named for FINA World League Intercontinental Cup

Aussie water polo squad named for FINA World League Intercontinental Cup

14 March 2019

Australia’s men’s and women’s water polo squads have been named ahead of the FINA World League Inter-Continental Cup that will be held at the HBF Stadium in Perth from 26-31 March 2019.

AOC welcomes Sports Diplomacy Strategy 2030

AOC welcomes Sports Diplomacy Strategy 2030

14 March 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s Sports Diplomacy 2030 Strategy following a meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne in Brisbane today.

Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

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?

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