Australian equestrian stalwart Megan Jones says retiring her beloved horse from eventing competition was a gut-wrenching decision.
A new program to assist Olympic athletes to transition from sport to the workplace was launched in Melbourne this morning by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Adecco Group who have partnered in a determined bid to transition elite athletes into elite professionals.
Olympic gold medallists Susie O’Neill, Linda MacKenzie and Nikki Hudson are touring Queensland to chat with secondary school students about sport and life as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s (AOC) Talk to a Champ program.
Hometown favourite Lauren Mitchell backed up her win in the all-around to take out three of the four apparatus honours on the final night of the women's national gymnastics championships in Perth.
Lee Troop is out to seal a berth at his fourth successive Olympic Games with a strong performance in Sunday's Gold Coast marathon.
Olympic equestrian silver medallist Megan Jones is loading up her horses and taking them to Murray Bridge on Thursday 23 June as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Olympic Day celebrations.
The 2011 Australian men’s rowing quad, led by 2008 Olympian Dan Noonan, is taking time out from training on the Huon River in Tasmania to visit a local primary school as part of the AOC's Olympic Day celebrations.
Alana Nicholls capped a big day for the Australian canoeing team by winning a gold medal at the World Cup meet in Racice, Czech Republic.
The NSWIS diving “dream team” has gold and silver Olympic medals in the trophy cabinet and eyes more at the London Olympic Games.
Tessa Parkinson and Belinda Stowell are two of Australia’s most successful female sailors and they have now teamed up to earn a shot at the gold medal in the 2012 Olympic Games.