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.
RIO 2016: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has a new home in Rio de Janeiro- The Edge.
RIO 2016: The Brazilian Mint will produce the objects most desired by the world's top athletes in the next few years – the medals that will be awarded at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
World class sports administrator John Boultbee has been appointed Director of High Performance to lead Australia's Volleyroos and Beach Volleyroos to Rio 2016.
AOT: Sportscraft has been announced as the Official Supplier of Opening Ceremony and formal uniforms to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team, designing the symbolic apparel for Australia's most accomplished athletes for the 7th time.