SAILING: Two-time Olympic rower Sarah Cook has swapped oars for awesome, winning her first national sailing title just five months after switching to the sport.
BASKETBALL: Basketball Australia has opened up recruitment for head coaching positions for both Australian National Teams – and will for the first time in more than a decade offer a full-time role to the Australian Opals Head Coach.
RUGBY SEVENS: Australia is enjoying the spoils of the Rugby Sevens World Series in what is an ideal build-up to the sport’s induction to the Rio 2016 Olympic Program.
GOLF: Karrie Webb has seven majors, 38 US tour wins, a career grand slam and is a member of golf's Hall of Fame, all before the age of 40.
SWIMMING: Steeled by his London Olympic critics, James Magnussen has gone to "another level" at training as he prepares to come under scrutiny again at his first meet since his 2012 Games disappointment.
With concern mounting about the pace of progress for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, the IOC warned Brazilian organisers on Tuesday that "time is ticking" and they must attack the project "with all vigour" to ensure that the first Olympics in South America are a success.
BADMINTON: The Badminton World Federation on Friday announced changes to Olympic doubles rules following a match-throwing scandal at the London Games, but said it would take no further action against coaches.
A new plan released today aims to develop coaches, nurture young talent and encourage more women to play sport.
I am pleased that the Winning Edge game plan today announced by the Chairman of the ASC, John Wylie, is clearly focused on the steps necessary to ensure continued international success across all sports.
Gold medal winning sailor Mathew Belcher has today started his Rio 2016 Olympic Games campaign, announcing that he will sail with new crew Will Ryan.