Optus and the AOC have announced a 10-year agreement that sees Optus become the official telecommunications partner of the Australian Olympic team.
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.
Britt back home after World Cup gold
Gallery: Looking back at 2016
Did you know?
There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.