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Aussie Olympians join largest IAF meeting for global sporting change

Aussie Olympians join largest IAF meeting for global sporting change

18 April 2019

The International Athlete’s Forum (IAF) recently brought together 350 athletes from across 185 countries, including several Australian Olympians. Steven Hooker, Daniel Kowalski, James Tomkins, Natalie Cook, Michelle Ford, Natalie Galea, Jennifer Screen and Kenny Wallace all participated and had their voices heard in the largest ever meeting of worldwide athletic representatives.

AOC releases Annual Report and Agenda for AGM

AOC releases Annual Report and Agenda for AGM

12 April 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee has released its Annual Report and Agenda for it’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held in Sydney on Saturday May 4th 2019.

AOC welcomes pathway funding but laments lack of direct support for Olympic sports

AOC welcomes pathway funding but laments lack of direct support for Olympic sports

3 April 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed the $54 million pathway funding announced in the Federal budget but says the lack of meaningful investment to directly benefit participation and high performance in Olympic sports is profoundly disappointing.

Olympic boost for QLD with world class ski jump facility

Olympic boost for QLD with world class ski jump facility

26 March 2019

Queensland will be home to the southern hemisphere’s first year-round freestyle ski-jumping facility to be built at the Sleeman Sports Complex at Chandler.

Aussie water polo squad named for FINA World League Intercontinental Cup

Aussie water polo squad named for FINA World League Intercontinental Cup

14 March 2019

Australia’s men’s and women’s water polo squads have been named ahead of the FINA World League Inter-Continental Cup that will be held at the HBF Stadium in Perth from 26-31 March 2019.

AOC welcomes Sports Diplomacy Strategy 2030

AOC welcomes Sports Diplomacy Strategy 2030

14 March 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s Sports Diplomacy 2030 Strategy following a meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne in Brisbane today.

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.

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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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At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.