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M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment announced as AOC’s agency of record for Tokyo 2020

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment announced as AOC’s agency of record for Tokyo 2020

12 March 2019

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment (S&E) has joined the Olympic Family as the official creative communications agency for the Australian Olympic Committee’s Tokyo 2020 campaign.

Olympics Unleashed kayaker takes out national titles

Olympics Unleashed kayaker takes out national titles

4 March 2019

In between her intense competition and training schedule, which includes winning 3 national titles in early March, Rio 2016 Olympian Burnett has been sharing these lessons with more than 2500 students across a dozen Queensland schools with Olympics Unleashed.

AOC welcomes inclusion in 2022 Asian Games

AOC welcomes inclusion in 2022 Asian Games

4 March 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed a decision by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) to invite Oceania nations to compete in the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

AOC provides $2.3 million funding boost to athletes in build up to Tokyo 2020

AOC provides $2.3 million funding boost to athletes in build up to Tokyo 2020

19 February 2019

Athletes will receive a timely financial boost in their Tokyo 2020 preparations as part of the AOC's Medal Incentive Funding program.

AOC commends government response to the Wood Review

AOC commends government response to the Wood Review

12 February 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s commitment to protect the integrity of Australian sport with the release of the Government Response to the Wood Review.

Concussion in Sport launched to protect Aussie athletes

Concussion in Sport launched to protect Aussie athletes

11 February 2019

The AIS, Australian Medical Association, Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians and Sports Medicine Australia have today launched their vital new initiative, "Concussion in Sport Australia."

Olympians unleashed to inspire students in NSW schools

Olympians unleashed to inspire students in NSW schools

8 February 2019

Olympic athletes will deliver crucial lessons for high school students across NSW in a new program launched today.

AOC congratulates Olympians honoured on Australia Day

AOC congratulates Olympians honoured on Australia Day

26 January 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has congratulated Olympians Ian Thorpe, Kitty Chiller, Max Binnington, Peter Tonkin and Hilton Clarke after they were recognised in today’s Australia Day Honours.

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.

2018 Wrap Up: June honours and triumphs

2018 Wrap Up: June honours and triumphs

18 December 2018

Half way through 2018 and your Aussie athletes continued kicking goals, with June full of medals, honours, world firsts, a deadly fun run and the end of an era for a winter Olympian.

Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.