On day three of the Games Australian men’s basketball made its Olympic debut, while rower, Merv Wood, competing in his four consecutive Games progressed to the final giving him a shot at a third Olympic medal.
Australian athletes who won medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will receive over a million dollars in funding from the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).
Rio 2016 athletes Marianna Tolo and Brendon Reading have helped inspire young indigenous students this week as the Cathy Freeman Foundation hosted a week long ‘Horizons’ Camp in Canberra.
Beijing 2008 Olympic Champion and three-time Olympian Steve Hooker has been elected as Chair of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission.
The Hon Mark Arbib, a former Senator and Federal Minister for Sport and the current President of Athletics Australia, is joining the Executive of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC)