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Michael Rogers announces retirement

Michael Rogers announces retirement

26 April 2016

Athens 2004 bronze medallist Michael Rogers has announced his retirement from professional cycling today following the recent progression of a congenital heart condition.

Tougher rules needed to combat child abuse - Coates

Tougher rules needed to combat child abuse - Coates

7 April 2016

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, believes the problem of child abuse should be elevated to the same status as doping.

Australia steers IOC on athlete abuse

Australia steers IOC on athlete abuse

7 April 2016

The AOC is leading an international push to protect young athletes from bullying and sexual predators, a royal commission has been told.

Justice finally prevails for Jared Tallent

Justice finally prevails for Jared Tallent

24 March 2016

Jared Tallent looks set to finally be awarded the 50km walk gold medal from the London Olympic Games, with CAS disqualifying the result of Russian Sergey Kirdyapkin.

CAS upholds IAAF appeals against Russian athletes

CAS upholds IAAF appeals against Russian athletes

24 March 2016

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld six appeals filed by the IAAF against Russian athletes.

Kinsela giving back to next generation

Kinsela giving back to next generation

24 March 2016

Dual Olympian John Kinsela is giving back to the youth of Australia after competing at two Olympics and serving his country at war.

VALE Pat Geraghty

VALE Pat Geraghty

23 March 2016

The Australian Olympic Committee is saddened to learn of the passing of Pat Geraghty.

Tallent should learn fate of London Olympic gold medal

Tallent should learn fate of London Olympic gold medal

22 March 2016

Australian race walker Jared Tallent could learn this week if his silver medal at the London Olympic Games will be elevated to gold.

Brockhoff and Pullin both win World Cup Gold

Brockhoff and Pullin both win World Cup Gold

21 March 2016

It’s been an historic night with Belle Brockhoff and Alex “Chumpy” Pullin winning the Women’s and Men’s World Cup Snowboard Cross gold medals at the season ending event in Spain.

David Crawshay announces retirement from international rowing

David Crawshay announces retirement from international rowing

20 March 2016

Australian Rowing Team member and Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medal-winning athlete, David Crawshay, has formally announced his retirement from international rowing.

Australian Medallists of the Rio Games

Qantas Welcome Home Ceremony

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.