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Olympians prepare to celebrate Olympic Day

Olympians prepare to celebrate Olympic Day


Olympians around the country are preparing to visit primary and secondary schools on Thursday 23 June 2016 as part of International Olympic Day.

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Children enjoy safe cycling with 'Let's Ride'

Children enjoy safe cycling with 'Let's Ride'


Nettie Edmondson and Nicholas Green OAM announce Cycling Australia’s junior riding program 'Let's Ride' has aligned with national curriculum to teach kids ‘Ride for Life’ skills

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Kenny & Jacob visit Biggera Waters State Primary school

Kenny & Jacob visit Biggera Waters State Primary school


Olympic Gold Medallists Jacob Clear and Kenny Wallace pay a special visit to students at Biggera Waters State Primary School.

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Esperance Primary School share their experience chatting with Shannon Parry

Esperance Primary School share their experience chatting with Shannon Parry


Noah, Zach and Mitchell from Esperance Primary School share their experience chatting with Rugby sevens player, Shannon Parry

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2016 Olympic Education Program launched!

2016 Olympic Education Program launched!


The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) launched its Olympic education program for the Rio Games, with 2016 Chef de Mission and Sydney 2000 Olympian, Kitty Chiller and London 2012 Olympians, Nicola Zagame and Jo Bridgen-Jones.

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Aaron chats with Malvern Central School

Aaron chats with Malvern Central School


Today my school got to chat to Aaron Royle who is a Triathlete. He was very nice. We got to ask a lot of questions. I learnt that it takes a lot of effort to train for the Olympics ...

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Meet the Norwegian

Meet the Norwegian "Twinning" students


Meet the students from Gausal High School in Norway that are participating in the Lillehammer 2016 School Twinning program. These students got a chance to meet Aussie students from Jindabyne!

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What's ahead in 2016?

What's ahead in 2016?


It’s nearly 2016 – which means it is nearly the Rio 2016 Olympic Games!

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The Education program in 2015!

The Education program in 2015!


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Lillehammer 2016 Schools Twinning Program

Lillehammer 2016 Schools Twinning Program


Jindabyne Central School introduce the students that will be involved with the 2016 Schools Twinning Program ahead of the Lillehammer Youth Winter Olympics.

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AOC supports Pacific School Games

AOC supports Pacific School Games


Olympic champions and education ambassadors shared their sporting journeys with participants and students from around Australia this week at the 2015 Pacific School Games.

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Merici girls treated to Olympian visit

Merici girls treated to Olympian visit


Merici College, Canberra played host to a couple of Olympians, as Caroline Buchanan and Tristan Thomas participated in a ‘Meet with a Champ’ session.

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Olympians share sporting journeys with Queensland students

Olympians share sporting journeys with Queensland students


Queensland senior students experienced an exciting insight into the life of an elite athlete and Olympic Champion this week as the AOC’s ‘Meet with a Champ’ program ventured north to State High Schools in Craigsea and Coolum.

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Meet with a Champ inspires Victorian students

Meet with a Champ inspires Victorian students


Senior students from around Victoria were treated to inspiring visits from Olympic champions this week, as the AOC’s ‘Meet with a Champ’ program travelled to secondary colleges in both Melton and Mornington.

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South Australian Pierre de Coubertin awards

South Australian Pierre de Coubertin awards


Ten South Australian secondary students were acknowledged for demonstrating Olympic Values and embodying Olympism earlier this year as they were presented with 2015 Pierre de Coubertin Award.

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