Australia’s swimming great, Dawn Fraser, is returning to Japan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics where she made history and captured the golden hat trick.
2014 will be a significant year for Olympic Anniversaries. 50 years since Tokyo and Innsbruck, 30 years since Los Angeles and Sarajevo, 20 years since Lillehammer and 10 years since Athens.
Acclaimed distance runner Ron Clarke heads a group of sportspeople feted in the Queen's Birthday honours of 2013, appointed an Officer (AO) in the General Division.
Swimming legend Dawn Fraser has been voted Australia's greatest ever female athlete at an awards ceremony in Canberra.
ATHLETICS: When the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) inaugurated the first members into the IAAF Hall of Fame, Australia's own golden girl Betty Cuthbert was one of the 24 inductees.
One of Australia’s greatest Olympians, Betty Cuthbert, will this week be recognised with a prestigious international accolade as she is inducted into the IAAF Hall of Fame.
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Betty Cuthbert (NSW) has been announced as an inaugural Member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Hall of Fame.
Australia's first Olympic yachting gold medallist Peter “POD” O'Donnell has passed away after a long battle with cancer.O’Donnell, 68, created history at the 1964 Tokyo Games being crowned as the nation’s inaugural yachting Olympic champion alongside skipper Bill Northam (late) and crewmate Dick Sargeant in the 5.5m class.
Neale Lavis is perhaps the forgotten man of the all-conquering three-day eventing team at the 1960 Rome Olympic Games...