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QOC’s Reduction in Childhood Obesity Program – Update

QOC’s Reduction in Childhood Obesity Program – Update

11 November 2005

In the past three months the Queensland Olympic Council’s ‘Reduction in Childhood Obesity Program’ has progressed significantly...

ACTAS appointed an official Olympic Training Centre

ACTAS appointed an official Olympic Training Centre

10 November 2005

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has congratulated the ACT Academy of Sport (ACTAS) on its appointment as an official Olympic Training Centre...

WAIS signs new Olympic agreement with AOC

WAIS signs new Olympic agreement with AOC

2 November 2005

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee John Coates today heaped praise on the WAIS for the major role ...

TIS becomes official Olympic Training Centre

TIS becomes official Olympic Training Centre

28 October 2005

The Tasmanian Institute of Sport will play a key role in the preparation of the Australian Olympic Team for Beijing 2008...

QOC Education Initiatives

QOC Education Initiatives

23 October 2005

The Pierre de Coubertin Awards is a major programme of the Olympic 2000 Schools Strategy...

2005 Pierre de Coubertin Awards

2005 Pierre de Coubertin Awards

16 October 2005

Forty students have been honoured with a Pierre de Coubertin Award for 2005. This is the 8th year...

Jury finds Jones defamed AOC President

Jury finds Jones defamed AOC President

6 October 2005

AOC President John Coates warmly welcomed the verdict in his defamation proceeding against radio station 2GB and Alan Jones....

adidas to sponsor Australia’s Olympic Team in record deal

adidas to sponsor Australia’s Olympic Team in record deal

21 September 2005

The AOC has signed a 12-year sponsorship deal with adidas believed to be one of the richest in Australian sport...

5 years on - AOC continues to build on Sydney success

5 years on - AOC continues to build on Sydney success

14 September 2005

On September 15 2000, Australia was in a state of hysteria as we celebrated the long awaited opening of the Sydney Games...

Premier's Games Appeal Dinner 2005

Premier's Games Appeal Dinner 2005

2 September 2005

The Premier's Games Appeal Dinner was a huge success with over one thousand guests attending the...

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

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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.

Did you know?

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.