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Peter Norman’s family to accept Olympic Order of Merit tonight

Peter Norman’s family to accept Olympic Order of Merit tonight

22 June 2018

On the eve of World Olympic Day, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) will present the family of the late Olympian Peter Norman an Order of Merit at a special ceremony in Melbourne tonight, Friday June 22nd.

Olympians visit children's hospitals in Sydney for Olympic Day

Olympians visit children's hospitals in Sydney for Olympic Day

21 June 2018

Each Olympic Games, the world comes together through sport; differences are set aside, even welcomed, and talents are showcased.

'Deadly' champs make impact at Uluru Fun Run

'Deadly' champs make impact at Uluru Fun Run

19 June 2018

Olympian Robert de Castella regards the work he does with the Indigenous Marathon Foundation (IMF) as a more important achievement than any his successes as an athlete.

Olympians join Indigenous runners in 'deadly' lap of Uluru

Olympians join Indigenous runners in 'deadly' lap of Uluru

15 June 2018

A team of ten Australian Olympians will join more than 150 Indigenous runners from across Australia this weekend for a fun run and relay around the base of Uluru

AOC congratulates Dawn Fraser and Olympians named in Queens Birthday Honours

AOC congratulates Dawn Fraser and Olympians named in Queens Birthday Honours

11 June 2018

The Australian Olympic Committee has congratulated Olympic swimming great Dawn Fraser who has been awarded a Companion of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours announced today.

Regional Victorian students inspired by nation’s top athletes

Regional Victorian students inspired by nation’s top athletes

31 May 2018

To be coached by an Olympian is something any aspiring athlete might dream of, but that dream recently became a reality for over 300 primary students from regional Victoria.

Team Appeal launched for Tokyo 2020

Team Appeal launched for Tokyo 2020

23 May 2018

Australia’s corporate community has gathered in Melbourne to kick-off efforts to send the Australian Olympic Team to the summer Games in Tokyo in 2020

The life of Peter Norman

The life of Peter Norman

28 April 2018

Peter Norman’s place in Australian Olympic history is a unique intersection of record-breaking athletic achievement and ground-breaking global events which famously played out on the Olympic stage.

2017 AOC Annual Report

2017 AOC Annual Report

5 April 2018

2017 AOC Annual Report and AOF Annual Report

Olympic cyclist meets Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs

Olympic cyclist meets Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs

20 March 2018

Cyclist Katrin Garfoot is an Olympian, World Championships medallist, three-time national champion, and could be the future of Australian politics.

Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.

Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.