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Skateboarding takes leap towards Tokyo 2020

Skateboarding takes leap towards Tokyo 2020

28 September 2015

Skateboarding is set to hit new heights in Australia after the sport took a giant leap towards joining the Olympic programme for the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Softball & baseball nearing Games return

Softball & baseball nearing Games return

28 September 2015

Every weekend more than 100,000 Australians turn up to their local oval to play baseball or softball.

Fanning confident of Olympic success for surfing stars

Fanning confident of Olympic success for surfing stars

28 September 2015

Three-time World Champion Mick Fanning is confident Australia’s surfing superstars can climb to the top of the Olympic podium if the sport is to make its debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Olympians to lead strong men’s team to World Cup

Olympians to lead strong men’s team to World Cup

27 September 2015

Lachlan Hay and Pierre Boda will lead a strong men’s team into this year’s short track speed skating World Cup circuit.

IOC President to deliver speech at UN General Assembly

IOC President to deliver speech at UN General Assembly

25 September 2015

IOC President Thomas Bach is set to deliver a speech at UN General Assembly with sport to be included in the Sustainable Development Goals.

Tokyo set to propose new sports for 2020 Games

Tokyo set to propose new sports for 2020 Games

24 September 2015

Eight sports remain in the running to be added to the world’s most prestigious sporting event, the Olympic Games.

Olympian Hay makes comeback for short track nationals

Olympian Hay makes comeback for short track nationals

24 September 2015

Two-time Winter Olympian Lachlan Hay has come out of retirement seeking a final shot at Olympic glory.

Jan Stirling inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame

Jan Stirling inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame

22 September 2015

Jan Stirling has become the fourth Australian, the third female coach and the tenth coach overall inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame in a ceremony held in Lille, France.

Five cities in the running to host 2024 Summer Olympics

Five cities in the running to host 2024 Summer Olympics

16 September 2015

The International Olympic Committee has announced a very strong field of candidates for the Olympic Games 2024.

Royal Commission calls for information about child sexual abuse in sporting clubs

Royal Commission calls for information about child sexual abuse in sporting clubs

15 September 2015

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse would like to hear from anyone who has information regarding child sexual abuse in sporting clubs or associations.

Amy Cure - Journey to Rio

Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games