Former national champion Courtney Atkinson has ended a two-year sabbatical in a bid to become the first Australian triathlete to contest three Olympics.
CYCLING: Peta Mullens showed her future could be on the road rather than the dirt and Heinrich Haussler was so happy in green and gold, as the Road Cycling Nationals at Buninyong in Victoria concluded with the gruelling and exciting road race events.
Australian sport has embraced the new World Anti-Doping Code with John Coates declaring the uptake is a “clear indication that Australian sport is united in the fight against doping”.
AOC: There are very positive signs for Australia’s Olympic Team in RIO moving into 6th place on the overall medal tally in the AOC’s latest benchmark study.
RIO 2016: Vinicius will be the name of the Rio Olympic Games mascot following a three-week on-line vote.
HOCKEY: The Australian Men's Hockey Team claimed bronze at the Champions Trophy in Bhubaneswar after defeating hosts India 2-1 with their recently new and younger squad.
SEVENS: Australian Men's Sevens Head Coach Geraint John has lauded his charges after they recorded their second top-three finish in consecutive weeks.
CYCLE: Youngster Scott Law won Australia's only medal on the closing day of the Track Cycling World Cup in London as the big guns of the team failed to fully fire.
The Australian Men's side has jumped up into the automatic qualification spots for the Rio Olympics in 2016 after thrilling their way to the Cup Final at the 7evens Stadium in Dubai.
SWIMMING: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee John Coates says it’s time to “accept late night swimming finals in Rio and let’s get on with the job”.