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.
CYCLING - TRACK: Matthew Glaetzer's (SA) men's sprint gold and third fastest 'Flying 200m' in history punctuated a successful start for Australia to the 2014/15 UCI Track World Cup Series.
AOC: All coaches, staff and officials must undergo a mandatory Working with Children Check before they can join the Australian Olympic Team at the 2016 Rio Games.
WEIGHTLIFTING: Two-time Olympian Deborah Acason (nee Lovely) heads a 7-strong Australian team at the World Weightlifting Championships in Kazakhstan beginning this weekend.