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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.

2018 Wrap Up: January's biggest hits

2018 Wrap Up: January's biggest hits

6 December 2018

January 2018 was an exciting time for the Australian Olympic Team, with the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games on the horizon in February and anticipation in the air, the year kicked off with a bang!

Olympics Unleashed celebrates 100th school

Olympics Unleashed celebrates 100th school

5 December 2018

OLYMPICS UNLEASHED: More than 23 000 students have been inspired by Olympians and Paralympians as the Olympics Unleashed program today celebrates its 100th school visit, at Elanora State School.

Fox adds 'Athlete of the Year' to her tally at NSW Sport Awards

Fox adds 'Athlete of the Year' to her tally at NSW Sport Awards

28 November 2018

The strength of women’s sport has emerged with two-time paddling Olympian Jessica Fox and double paratriathlon World Cup event winner Lauren Parker taking out the top gongs at the NSW Sport Awards.

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Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

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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.

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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.