AOC: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has thrown its support behind the Sports Science and Sports Medicine principles announced today by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) saying “they will enhance the integrity of sport in Australia”.
SAILING: Australian sailors have won a gold and silver medal on the final day of racing in Medemblik, Holland, with 470 sailor Mathew Belcher extending his winning run to 15 straight events.
BASKETBALL: Brendan Joyce has been announced by Basketball Australia as head coach of the Australian Opals women's basketball team
TEAM: ASC Chairman John Wylie confirmed today the Australian Olympic Committee target of top 5 on the medal tally at the 2016 Olympic Games is a joint goal.
The AOC has introduced new rules forcing athletes and officials to truthfully answer all questions put to them by the doping authority, ASADA.
TEAM: The AOC is proud to announce an extension of our longstanding partnership with Qantas, who have renewed their association with the Australian Olympic Team until 2016.
SAILING: Australian sailors have won two gold medals on the final day of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France,
SWIMMING: David McKeon and Bronte Barratt have become the first Australians to book their place at this year’s FINA World Championships, with convincing wins on the first night of finals at the 2013 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide.
BASKETBALL: Andrej Lemanis has been named as the new head coach of the Australian men's basketball team.
FUNDING: Australian national sporting organisations have today learnt their funding allocations from the Australian Government for 2013-14 with Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Chair John Wylie AM announcing the breakdown in almost $120 million in government investment.