New AOC office officially openedThe AOC has brought its two offices together under one roof, at an iconic Sydney location - the Museum of Contemporary Art. President John Coates officially openend the new office alongside NSW Premier The Hon Barry O'Farrell and His Excellency Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, President of the Association of National Olympic Committees.
New Athletes' Commission sworn inThe AOC Athletes' Commission was today sworn in with eight new members elected at the 2012 London Olympics, joining the two existing members from winter sports.
NCIE Honours Indigenous OlympiansRace walker Beki Lee was one of the athletes honoured by the AOC and the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) at a Welcome Home Event for 2012 Indigenous Olympians and Paralympians on September 14, 2012 at the NCIE in Sydney's Redfern.
Chat to a ChampWeightlifter Damon Kelly talks to schools in Alice Springs and Victoria to launch the AOC Chat to a Champ program presented by Telstra and Acer.
Olympic Medallists line Aussie UniformsChef de Mission Nick Green and members of the Australian diving team reveal that the Australian Olympic Team Opening Ceremony Sportscraft jackets and Volley shoes are lined with the names of every Australian Olympic gold medallist.
Fitness First Recovery Centre, LondonInside the Australian Olympic Team's training headquarters in London. The Fitness First Recovery Centre is located just a few minutes drive from the Olympic Village and will help give the Aussies the edge this July-August.
Archers arrive in LondonArchers on Olympic debut Elisa Barnard and Taylor Worth talk excitedly about their arrival in London and collecting their Team uniforms.
Coates stands tough on StilnoxAOC President John Coates addresses the media on the subject of athletes using sleeping pills such as Stilnox on July 3, 2012.
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Diving Team AnnouncementTen Aussies have been selected to compete in diving at the London 2012 Olympics. The announcement was made on May 29 in Brisbane.
Third Games for MearesTriple Olympic medallist Anna Meares talks about her selection onto the 2012 Australian Olympic Team and the feeling of racing in the green and gold.
McCulloch's Olympic dreamOne half of Australia's dynamic team sprint duo, Kaarle McCulloch talks about her first cycle on the track and the long path to realising her Olympic dream.
Sprinters talk OlympicsTeam Sprint World Champions Shane Perkins, Matthew Glaetzer and Scott Sunderland talk about their selection onto the 2012 Australian Olympic Team.
Olympic Team Farewell DinnerOlympians past and present gathered to farewell the 2012 Australian Olympic Team at the Sydney Convention Centre on 16 May, 2012. Athlete Liaison Officers Layne Beachley and Steve Waugh inspired the audience with their pearls of wisdom.
Lundy & Coates talk OlympicsMinister for Sport Senator the Honourable Kate Lundy and AOC President John Coates talk at the AOC Annual General Meeting on Saturday 5 May, 2012.
Creating the Olympic Team UniformsTwo members of the Sportscraft team describe the long journey behind creating the Australian Olympic Team's Opening Ceremony uniform. The uniform was unveiled in Sydney on May 3 ahead of the London Olympic Opening Ceremony on July 27, 2012.
Australian Olympic Team Opening Ceremony launchFor the first time in history the Australian Olympic Team Opening Ceremony uniform was launched before the Ceremony on May 3, 2012 at Quay Restaurant in Sydney. The uniform was designed by official suppliers to the Australian Olympic Team, Sportscraft with footwear by Volley.
Paddling to London with 100 days to goKayakers Jo Brigden-Jones and Rachel Lovell take it all in at the 100 days to go celebrations on the Gold Coast. The girls are raring to go for the rapid London action.
McEvoy pumped for Games debut Teenager James McEvoy celebrates 100 days to go to the London Olympic Games on April 18 and declares that he can go faster as the Games countdown continues. Photos courtesy of Getty Images.
Meeting fans for 100 days to goWater polo players and kayaker meet and greet fans at Fitness First in Sydney to celebrate 100 days to go until the London Olympic Games.
Australian athletes celebrate 100 days to go in QLDSwimmers, synchronised swimmers, kayakers and gymnasts descended on the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre to celebrate 100 days to go until the London Olympic Games. Team Motivator Laurie Lawrence led the celebrations with kids from the Southport School on 18 April, 2012.
Behind the scenes: Team uniform launchStep behind the scenes with Sally Pearson, Mitch Watt, Henry Frayne, Craig Mottram and the Team at the 2012 Australian Olympic Team uniform launch held in Sydney on 28 March, 2012.
Team Welcome Reception and Team Flagbearer AnnouncementThe Australian Winter Youth Olympic Team Welcome Reception was held at the pictuesque Fransiscan Grammar School outside Innsbruck ahead of the inaugural Winter Youth Olympics. Chef de Mission Alisa Camplin also named the Team Flagbearer.
IOC honours the National Centre of Indigenous ExcellenceThe National Centre of Indigenous Excellence in Sydney's Redfern was awarded the 2011 International Olympic Committee trophy "Sport for Social Responsibility". The ceremony was held at the NCIE on 26th October, 2011. AOC President John Coates handed over the trophy and a special plaque from the Australian Olympic Committee.
Australian Winter Youth Olympic Team Q&AQ&A session with seven of the first Australian athletes named in the Australian Winter Youth Olympic Team at the official Team Announcement at Canterbury Ice Rink on October 17, 2011. The athletes will travel to Innsbruck, Austria in January 2012 for the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games (WYOG).