Australian sailors Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan have made the perfect start to their Rio 2016 Olympic Games campaign with two wins from two starts on the opening day of Sail Melbourne.
Britain's world 200 metres butterfly silver medallist Ellen Gandy has announced she is to switch allegiance and swim for Australia.
HOCKEY: Australian hockey legend Jamie Dwyer says the Kookaburras are being driven by their failure to bring home Olympic gold from the London Games.
Drug cheats will definitely miss Olympic Games under the World Anti-Doping Agency's proposal to increase the suspension for serious violations from two years to four years.
Beijing gold medallist Matthew Mitcham has revealed he battled a methamphetamine addiction in 2011 that almost ended his career and destroyed his life, but he will be free to compete on future Australian Olympic teams.
ATHLETICS: The all-conquering Sally Pearson has been named as a contender for the prestigious Laureus Sportswoman of the Year award.
SAILING: The International Sailing Federation has done a complete 360 on its decision to scrap windsurfing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Another piece of metal from the 2012 Games is bound for Australia but this time it is not gold, silver or bronze.
Australia’s three London 2012 Olympic Games gold medal winning crews have missed out on sailing’s top award, with Great Britain’s Ben Ainslie winning the male ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award.
The 2012 Australian Olympic Team received a friendly welcome home from the City of Darwin today in typical Northern Territory style – excited crowds, blistering heat and even a crocodile or two.