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Aussie Youth Olympic divers, down but not out

Aussie Youth Olympic divers, down but not out

19 October 2018

Australia’s Youth Olympic divers had to deal with injury while competing at Buenos Aires 2018, but it is not deterring them from looking to the future.

Golden Grace to carry flag at Youth Olympics Closing Ceremony

Golden Grace to carry flag at Youth Olympics Closing Ceremony

19 October 2018

Gold medal winning golfer Grace Kim will lead the Australian Team at tonight’s Buenos Aires 2018 Closing Ceremony.

Athletics team wrap after record-breaking campaign

Athletics team wrap after record-breaking campaign

18 October 2018

Australia’s outstanding year in global athletics concluded in Buenos Aires on Wednesday after a campaign filled with personal bests and top-10 finishes.

Cuba wins latest chapter of long jump rivalry with Australia

Cuba wins latest chapter of long jump rivalry with Australia

18 October 2018

Cuba defeated Australia on Monday for the gold medal in the Men’s Long Jump at the 2018 Youth Olympics, in the latest chapter of a decades-old rivalry in the event.

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Peter Norman Honoured with Lakeside Stadium Statue

Peter Norman Honoured with Lakeside Stadium Statue

9 October 2018

Australia’s 200 metre sprint record holder, the late Peter Norman, will be honoured with the striking of a bronze statue at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne...

Olympians share their wisdom with Buenos Aires 2018 Team

Olympians share their wisdom with Buenos Aires 2018 Team

4 October 2018

This week, 88 young athletes from all over Australia embarked on their journey to the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, but not before being mentored and inspired by Olympians Bronte Campbell, Brandon Starc and Jess Thornton.

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Mixed gender events and Ski Big Air coming to Beijing 2022

Mixed gender events and Ski Big Air coming to Beijing 2022

19 July 2018

Youth appeal and gender equality are the key themes around the seven new exciting events the IOC have added to the Olympic programme for Beijing 2022.

PyeongChang stars take top honours

PyeongChang stars take top honours

4 May 2018

Australia’s elite ski and snowboard athletes have gathered in Melbourne to recognise the best achievements from 2017-2018 season.

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Olympics Unleashed program launched in Brisbane

Olympics Unleashed program launched in Brisbane

13 September 2018

Queensland schoolkids are set to be inspired by Australian athletes as part of the Olympics Unleashed program, launched in Brisbane on Thursday.

WA students awarded for exemplifying Olympic values

WA students awarded for exemplifying Olympic values

6 September 2018

The AOC have honoured 43 Western Australian secondary school students with the prestigious Pierre de Coubertin Award.

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Aussie Youth Olympic divers, down but not out

Aussie Youth Olympic divers, down but not out

19 October 2018

Australia’s Youth Olympic divers had to deal with injury while competing at Buenos Aires 2018, but it is not deterring them from looking to the future.

Golden Grace to carry flag at Youth Olympics Closing Ceremony

Golden Grace to carry flag at Youth Olympics Closing Ceremony

19 October 2018

Gold medal winning golfer Grace Kim will lead the Australian Team at tonight’s Buenos Aires 2018 Closing Ceremony.

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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.

Eight Australians appointed to IOC Commissions

Eight Australians appointed to IOC Commissions

9 August 2018

Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates AC has welcomed the inclusion of eight Australians on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Commissions announced overnight.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).

Did you know?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).