The Olympic Movement in Australia, and abroad, is mourning the loss of Bob Leece who played a key role in the success of the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000.
Peter Norman’s performance at the Mexico 1968 Olympic Games to win silver in the 200m and then support the black salute from American gold and bronze medallists, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, will forever give him a place in Olympic folklore.
Five-time Australian Olympian Natalie Cook has been appointed to the World Olympians Association Board as a representative of the Oceania Region.
Sally Pearson said she has drawn motivation from a host of other female sporting stars at the Australian Health I Support Women In Sports awards.
Rowing Australia has officially renamed its National Training Centre in Canberra after former Olympic rowing coach Reinhold Batschi OAM.
Australia Olympic Committee Vice-President Helen Brownlee OAM has been inducted as a General Member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.
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Did you know?
Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.