Kurt Fearnley, Paralympic, World and Commonwealth Games champion carries the Queens Baton for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Newcastle NSW.
Australians carry the Olympic flame for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games in South Korea. Each were winners of a ballot from Samsung a presenting partner of the Olympic Torch relay.
Sydney 2000 bid buses are back on the road. Well temporarily at least. A series of liveries have been put on six buses to celebrate the 80 years of Sydney Buses.
The real question surrounding the rebuild of the Olympic Stadium at Sydney Olympic Park is whether or not the volunteer poles containing the names of each volunteer from Sydney 2000 will remain on the site or will they be destroyed and removed and never replaced.
The proudest moments of a proud nation welcomed the world in peace and love 17 years ago tonight. We travel on guided by the flame.
When Janet Houen worked with the Sydney 2000 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (SOCOG), technology as we currently know it was practically non existent.
In a recent blog post, Janet reflects on communication methods, and how it will be so much different for the upcoming 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Applications for Volunteering at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games open on 6th February 2017. Be sure to mark this date in your calendar.
You can only register your interest on the official website via the link below. Then from February 6th apply directly on the official website.
Spirit of Sydney members Barbara and Laurie Smith have been featured in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Village News. See image.
Spirit of Sydnery Member Barbara Smith has appeared on the National Olympic Committee of Turkey’s website.
GOLDOC (Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Organising Committee) has posted an update on their volunteer program on their website at :
Volunteer all the way from Mongolia, assisting Mongolia as an NOC Assistant.
Spirit of Sydney members Christine Spiliopolous, and Kingdom Sports Group CEO, Daniel Beniston.
Barbara and Laurie Smith report that their host (Miriam) loves Vegemite, so much so Barb took two jars with her to Brazil.
Barbara Smith, Laurie Smith and Rosemary Mula