SAILING: They competed side by side at the London Olympics, winning silver medals together as part of Australia's world-beating sailing team.
GOLF: Adam Scott became an instant national hero when he won the US Masters on Sunday, snapping one of the country's great sporting hoodoos.
The President of the AOC, John Coates, is confident Australia’s swimmers will be a force at the 2016 Rio Olympics. As part of his President’s Review in the AOC’s Annual Report, Coates says
RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Rugby Union is quietly confident the lure of an Olympic Games gold medal will keep superstar Israel Folau in the code.
IOC: Three years out from the Rio Games, 3-on-3 basketball and BMX freestyle are competing in an alternative Olympic contest - trying to win selection to the program.
ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson is set to feature as part of an all-star cast including Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt when she returns to the scene of her Olympic triumph in July.
BOXING: Olympic boxers will fight without head guards in a pro-style scoring system starting this year after several significant rule changes by the sport's international governing body.
ROWING: For London Games rowing star Kim Crow, every race matters on her four-year solo journey to Rio and she isn't wasting any opportunity while most rivals and teammates rest up at the start of the Olympic cycle.
SAILING: Australia’s sailors have begun their Rio 2016 Olympic Games campaign with the naming of the 2013 Australian Sailing Team and Australian Sailing Squad.
AOC: Olympic sports, the AOC and AIS need to address “culture and Team values” as they prepare athletes for the 2016 Games in Rio.