OLYMPIC: In years squashed between a Summer and Winter Olympics, you get a wonderful blend of inspiration. From the slopes of Austria to the Australian shores, you don't have to look far to see Australian athletes striving for excellence. Relive the #ASPIREtoSochi #ASPIREtoNanjing #RoadtoRio magic of 2013!
CANOE/ KAYAK - SPRINT: Currumbin Creek kayaker Ken Wallace has gone one better than his silver medal performance in the K1 1000 final on Saturday (see below) by winning gold in the gruelling K1 5000 final today.
CANOE/ KAYAK - SPRINT: Four Australian crews qualified for finals on the second day of the World Sprint Canoe Championships in Germany, headed by Beijing gold medallist Ken Wallace.
CANOE/KAYAK - SPRINT: Following two days of trials in Penrith, Australian Canoeing has selected Athletes to a pool for the 2013 Canoe Sprint World Championships in Duisburg, Germany from 27 August to 1 September.
CANOE/KAYAK-SPRINT: Ken Wallace has capped off his excellent World Cup campaign by winning Gold in the men’s K1 5000 in Poznan, Poland overnight.
CANOE/KAYAK: Ken Wallace has turned back the clock in Szeged, Hungary, winning gold in the men’s K1 500 A final, the same event he won at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
CANOE/KAYAK-SPRINT: The 2013 National Canoe Sprint Championships have concluded after five days of exciting racing at the Champion Lakes Regatta Course in Perth, Western Australia.
CANOE/KAYAK-SPRINT: Beijing Olympic gold medallist Ken Wallace overcame illness and windy conditions to win the blue riband K1 1000 title at the national canoe and kayak championships in Perth.
AOC: The new chair of the AOC Athletes’ Commission, Kim Crow, says the group will focus on athlete behaviour and look at ways to lift standards heading into the 2016 Rio Olympics and beyond.
Two sports, cycling and athletics, have representatives on the AOC Athletes’ Commission for the first time since its inception in 1985.