SAILING: The all conquering 470 class combination of Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan added to their overflowing trophy cabinet on Friday, winning male sailor of the year at the 2014 Yachting Australia awards. Meanwhile Tom Burton (NSW) finished third in the Laser fleet at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Qingdao (14-18 October), China.
DOPING: Australia's Olympics chief has urged all sporting bodies to bring their anti-drugs codes up to world standard or risk not being able to participate in major events.
AOC: Australia's Olympics chief John Coates believes delaying the adoption of a world anti-drugs policy could put at risk the nation's participation in major sports events.
AOC: John Coates will appear at a Senate Inquiry in Canberra on Friday where he will support tougher bans for drug cheats and a targeted campaign to rid sport of corrupt athlete associates.
SHOOTING: World number one rifle shooter Warren Potent and young Trap shooters Catherine Skinner and Laetisha Scanlan have been invited to the ISSF World Cup Final
RIO 2016: The AIS today launched the most significant athlete wellbeing program in its history to make sure Australia's top athletes are given the best possible access to education and information to manage their actions and decisions in sport and life.
CYCLING - TRACK: The 2014 Oceania Track Cycling Champions produced some interesting results for Australian riders pedaling towards Rio 2016.
ROWING: Olympic medallist Kim Crow has hit out at drug cheats saying “dopers have stolen the innocence of sport. Dopers have cast a shadow over our entire sporting population”.
BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Beach volleyball great Kerri Pottharst has won a long-running battle to have the sport returned to Sydney's Manly beach.
AOC President John Coates has retired from his position as the Oceania Representative on the Council of the World’s Governing body (FISA) after 22 years of service