Triple Olympian Emily Seebohm has added to an already huge workload and will swim in nine events at this week's world short course championships in Windsor, Canada, starting on Tuesday.
International Olympic Committee Vice President John Coates is confident the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are on track following the Coordination Commission’s third official visit to the Japanese capital.
The Australian Men’s Sevens team has finished the Dubai Sevens tournament in fifth position with victories over New Zealand and Scotland rounding out a solid day for Andy Friend’s young squad.
The Australian Women’s Sevens team has finished runners up in the first leg of the Women’s Sevens World Series in Dubai in a tough 5-17 loss to arch rivals, New Zealand.
On day 13, Australia continued its push towards medals in cycling, with two prospects continuing to impress in preliminary rounds. Murray Rose won gold, and future cricketing and surfing legends were in action.
Before the 1956 Games, Australia had won five medals in Olympic cycling history, stamping it as one of our most successful Olympic sports. In Melbourne supporters had to wait until day 12 of the program to see cycling action and an unlikely tandem duo.
Western Sydney’s indigenous figure skater Harley Windsor and his 16-year-old partner Ekaterina (Katia) Alexandrovskaya have been invited into the prestigious International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Final to be held in Marseille, France from December 8 – 11.
On day 10 in the Olympic pool, we witnessed Dawn Fraser win her first Olympic medal, she would go on to win nine during a magnificent career. It was probably the greatest day in athletics with three medals on the track, one of each colour.