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Sakakibara wins bronze at round four of World Cup series

Sakakibara wins bronze at round four of World Cup series

7 May 2018

A photo finish has resulted in rising star Saya Sakakibara standing third on the podium at the fourth round of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Series in Papendal, the Netherlands.

Hockeyroos team confirmed for Tri Nations series

Hockeyroos team confirmed for Tri Nations series

4 May 2018

Hockey Australia today announces the Hockeyroos 18-member team for this month’s Tri Nations series against New Zealand and Japan in Cromwell, New Zealand.

Thornton's top tips for Youth Olympics

Thornton's top tips for Youth Olympics

1 May 2018

With only 158 days until the 2018 Youth Olympic Games kick off in sunny Buenos Aires, Australia’s best junior athletes are gearing up to have their first taste of the Olympic glory.

Aussies finish second in Singapore

Aussies finish second in Singapore

30 April 2018

Australia's men finished second in Singapore, but it took until after the full-time siren for the title to be secured.

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.

AOC and ASICS team up for the journey to Tokyo

AOC and ASICS team up for the journey to Tokyo

28 April 2018

Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates AC has announced today that ASICS will be the official Team competition and sportwear apparel partner for future Olympic Teams up until the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games.

AOC Annual General Meeting - Orders of Merit to Australian Sporting Greats

AOC Annual General Meeting - Orders of Merit to Australian Sporting Greats

28 April 2018

The Australian Olympic Committee has awarded a posthumous Order of Merit to the late Peter Norman whose Australian record for the 200 metre sprint still stands 50 years after he set the mark.

Australia takes third at Kitakyushu Sevens

Australia takes third at Kitakyushu Sevens

23 April 2018

The Qantas Australian Women's Sevens side have defeated Spain 19-5 to claim bronze at the HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens and maintain their lead on the World Series ladder.

GC2018 great step towards Tokyo 2020

GC2018 great step towards Tokyo 2020

16 April 2018

After 11 days of hot competition, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games came to an end last night and the future of Australian Olympic sport is looking bright.

Sailing Olympian recruited for key coaching role

Sailing Olympian recruited for key coaching role

12 April 2018

Olympic representative Carrie Smith has been appointed as Head of State Coaching in Victoria, Australian Sailing Performance Director Iain Murray announced last night.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.

Did you know?

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