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Hockey Australia reflect on strong Olympic record

Hockey Australia reflect on strong Olympic record

19 June 2018

Australia has a remarkable history in Hockey at the Olympic Games, with the Hockeyroos considered the nation’s most successful Olympic team and the Kookaburras more often than not on the dais.

World Cup glory for Belcher and Ryan

World Cup glory for Belcher and Ryan

12 June 2018

Mat Belcher and Will Ryan have added another win to their remarkable record, closing out the World Cup Series Final with authority overnight.

Australia crowned 2018 Sevens World Series Champions

Australia crowned 2018 Sevens World Series Champions

11 June 2018

The second-place finish in Paris, has ensured that Australia has won the overall battle for the Series Championship on 92 points. In a photo finish over five tournaments, New Zealand fell short on 90 points with France in third on 68 points

Australian Canoe Sprint World Champs team selected

Australian Canoe Sprint World Champs team selected

5 June 2018

The women’s K4 500m of Rio Olympians Alyce Burnett (QLD), Alyssa Bull (QLD), London Olympian Jo Brigden-Jones (NSW) and Jaime Roberts (WA) have been selected to represent Australia at the 2018 ICF Sprint World Championships

VALE Ray Weinberg

VALE Ray Weinberg

31 May 2018

The Australian Olympic Committee is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of dual Olympian and Olympic official Raymond ‘Ray’ Weinberg, aged 91.

Gold Coast heroes impress at Australian Gymnastics Champs

Gold Coast heroes impress at Australian Gymnastics Champs

28 May 2018

Australia’s gymnastics heroes from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games returned to their medal-winning best in Melbourne yesterday, when the Artistic Gymnastics component of the 2018 Australian Gymnastics Championships wrapped up at Hisense Arena.

New Aussie crew wins K4 World Cup silver

New Aussie crew wins K4 World Cup silver

21 May 2018

The Australian women’s K4 500 canoe sprint team has shocked even themselves with a stunning silver medal at the ICF World Cup in Szeged, Hungary.

Steph Gilmore wins Oi Rio Women's Pro

Steph Gilmore wins Oi Rio Women's Pro

18 May 2018

Stephanie Gilmore has won the Oi Rio Women’s Pro, Stop No. 4 on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), after a massive day of competition in four-to-five foot (1.2 - 1.5 metre) surf at Itaúna Beach in Saquarema.

Biggest Sport Climbing turnout spurs sport to new heights

Biggest Sport Climbing turnout spurs sport to new heights

17 May 2018

Around 250 athletes aged nine to 19 converged at the Sydney Indoor Climbing Gym last weekend in what was the country’s largest National Youth Sport Climbing Championships.

Australia wins gold at 2018 Laser European Championship

Australia wins gold at 2018 Laser European Championship

14 May 2018

Stirring finish catapults Australian Sailing Team's Matt Wearn to win gold at the 2018 Laser European Championship in La Rochelle, France.

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.

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