The IOC Coordination Commission has concluded its seventh visit to the South American host city, satisfied with the progress that the Rio organisers have made since their last visit in March.
Hockey Australia is pleased to announce that Paul Gaudoin will step up to become the Senior Assistant Coach with the Australian men's team following Graham Reid’s appointment as National Coach in September.
SAILING: Australia won two bronze medals on the final day of the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain, bringing the overall Australian medal tally to four – including one gold (470M), one silver (Laser) and two bronze (49er, Nacra17).
FOOTBALL: There's more to the Australian Women's Football Team than Ellyse Perry, says new coach Alen Stajcic, who feels he can unearth the next big stars in women's football.
CANOE/KAYAK: Jessica Fox has created history winning gold in the K1W and C1W events at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Deep Creek, USA.
GOLF: The future of the golf course under construction for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 is unclear after the city of Rio and the course developer - both defendants in a lawsuit - failed to agree to changes proposed by a Brazilian court.
RIO 2016: Games organisers have unveiled ticket pricing aimed at making attendance "as affordable as possible," with Australian residents encouraged to register their interest.
SHOOTING: Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallist Warren Potent has won his first World Championship title, on the way to securing Australia’s first quota place for Rio 2016.
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