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.
A new plan released today aims to develop coaches, nurture young talent and encourage more women to play sport.
I am pleased that the Winning Edge game plan today announced by the Chairman of the ASC, John Wylie, is clearly focused on the steps necessary to ensure continued international success across all sports.
AYOF: Today marks the 50 day countdown to the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival, a chance to see Australia’s future Olympians compete in an international multi-sport event.
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.
John Coates admits the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) must tread carefully in its anti-doping crackdown, but is adamant cyclist Matt White has served on his last Games team.
YOG: Susie O’Neill has accepted an invitation to lead Australia’s Team to the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China, in 2014.
John Coates has fired back at high-profile anti-doping crusader Dick Pound over the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) president's involvement in the world cycling crisis.
CYCLING: The International Cycling Union (UCI) yesterday announced that it had invited John Coates, President of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS), to recommend the composition and membership of the Independent Commission.
Australia will likely become the first nation to order its Olympians to sign a legal document stating they have no doping history in a landmark move athletes say will flush out drug cheats.