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Allan Lawrence 1930 - 2017

Allan Lawrence 1930 - 2017

16 May 2017

Sad news today with the passing of Australia’s dual Olympian Allan Lawrence.

AOC President John Coates reacts to federal budget

AOC President John Coates reacts to federal budget

9 May 2017

In reaction to the sports funding of the Federal Budget handed down tonight AOC President, John Coates, made the following comments.

Mike Coleman awarded Harry Gordon Memorial Award

Mike Coleman awarded Harry Gordon Memorial Award

6 May 2017

Courier Mail journalist Mike Colman has been awarded the inaugural Harry Gordon Memorial Award for Olympic Journalism at the 2017 Australian Olympic Committee AGM.

John Coates re-elected AOC President

John Coates re-elected AOC President

6 May 2017

John Coates has been re-elected President of the Australian Olympic Committee following a vote at this morning’s AGM.

AOC Athletes’ Commission Voting Process for the AOC Elections

AOC Athletes’ Commission Voting Process for the AOC Elections

28 April 2017

The AOC elections will take place on 6 May 2017 at the Annual General Meeting. The AOC Athletes Commission will cast two votes.

Statement by the AOC Executive

Statement by the AOC Executive

26 April 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Executive met this evening to discuss a complaint made by Ms Fiona de Jong regarding the alleged conduct of Mr Mike Tancred.

Remembering Australian Olympians enlisted in World War I

Remembering Australian Olympians enlisted in World War I

25 April 2017

AOC: On the centenary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli, the Australian Olympic Committee has compiled the following list of Olympians who enlisted in WW I to recognise their service to the country

On this day: The birth of the modern Olympics

On this day: The birth of the modern Olympics

6 April 2017

On this day, 121 years ago, the first Modern Olympic Games were officially opened in its ancient birthplace of Athens.

AOC responds to presidential challenge

AOC responds to presidential challenge

20 March 2017

AOC Media Director Mike Tancred discusses the upcoming AOC presidential election.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.