SAILING: The 2014 ISAF World Championships is not only the biggest regatta of the year it also is where 50 per cent of all quota places for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be determined.
Senior Assistant Coach Graham Reid to step up to lead Australian men's hockey team to Rio Olympic Games
ATHLETICS: Former national cricket coach John Buchanan will chair a wide-ranging Australian Sports Commission review into the troubled state of athletics in Australia.
BASKETBALL: Australian star Lauren Jackson has been forced to withdraw from the 2014 FIBA World Championships campaign in order to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury.
EQUESTRIAN: It wasn't quite the finish the Australian Eventing team we're hoping for at the 2014 World Equestrian Games (WEG), slipping from the bronze medal position to finish fifth in the team's score.
The Rio 2016 Organising Committee has launched the application process for the volunteer programme that will operate during the 2016 Olympic Games.
AOC: The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority welcomes the initiative by the President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, in comprehensively embracing the revised World Anti-Doping Code (the Code).
BOXING: It's considered a brutal sport, but West Australian boxer Caitlin Parker couldn't be prouder of the middleweight bronze she won at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.
EQUESTRIAN: The Australian Dressage team have performed exceptionally to finish in the top 10 at the 2014 World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Normandy, France, and secure a quota place for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
SWIMMING: High praise today from AOC President, John Coates, for the Australian Swimming Team after their outstanding performances against the powerful Americans at the Pan Pacific Championships on the Gold Coast.