RUGBY SEVENS: Australian Women's Sevens Head Coach Tim Walsh is set to hand World Rugby Sevens World Series debuts to two players after naming an extended 13-strong party for the season opener in Dubai next week.
The Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots have been unveiled. Inspired by Brazil’s fauna and flora and targeted primarily at children, the public are now voting on what to call these mascots.
AOC: Cathy Freeman is says she's thrilled and proud that the Australian Olympic Committee will recognise indigenous Australians.
RIO: The Victorian Olympic Council today announced it has received $575,000 in funding from the Victorian Government to support the athletes representing Australia at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
RIO 2016: Swimmers could have their worlds spun upside down with the release of a proposed midnight finish for swimming finals at the Rio Olympic Games, while athletics finals will return to the morning for the first time since Seoul 1988.
RIO2016: There was a buzz in the air, a steely determination and plenty of laughs at the first IGNITE session for Australia's Rio 2016 Olympic hopefuls in Sydney.
RIO 2016: Some 21 months out from the Rio Olympic Games in 2016, the Australian Olympic Committee today launched Road to Rio: IGNITE in Sydney.
DOPING: Australia's anti-doping body will be given boosted powers to crack down on drugs in sport. Legislation to bring ASADA in line with the WADA cleared parliament on Monday.
DOPING: The World Anti-Doping Agency says it is against the imposition of criminal sanctions on cheating athletes despite a tougher code that will come into effect on January 1.
RIO 2016: Being competition ready and in the right mindset for the Rio Games in 2016 are the themes of Australia's third annual high performance sports conference - World Class to World Best.