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Gillian backs herself in Rio’s tough triathlon test

Gillian backs herself in Rio’s tough triathlon test

3 August 2015

It was not the day Australia’s elite women triathletes would have hoped for at the 2016 Rio Test Event at the iconic Copacabana Beach over night but they will live to fight another day as they chase their Olympic dreams.

Freestyle relay girls “All Conquering” after world championship gold

Freestyle relay girls “All Conquering” after world championship gold

3 August 2015

Australia’s 4x100m girls freestyle relay team are now officially “all-conquering” after adding the coveted world title to their long list of achievements at the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan.

WADA alarmed by new doping scandal

WADA alarmed by new doping scandal

2 August 2015

DOPING: World Anti-Doping Agency chief Craig Reedie says new accusations of mass doping in athletics would "shake the foundation" of clean sport.

Social media dominance a goal for new Olympic channel

Social media dominance a goal for new Olympic channel

2 August 2015

IOC: The experts developing the Olympic channel for the IOC believe the venture could become the biggest social media channel in the world.

Heart to heart turns Arancini’s form around

Heart to heart turns Arancini’s form around

2 August 2015

At the centre of Australia’s clinical defeat of the Netherlands in their final group stage game on Friday night were some of the Aussie Stingers’ usual suspects.

Lee stands tall among Open's big guns

Lee stands tall among Open's big guns

2 August 2015

Perth’s Minjee Lee stands within striking distance of the Women’s British Open with one round to play.

Fydler participates in swim to commemorate Gallipoli Battle

Fydler participates in swim to commemorate Gallipoli Battle

2 August 2015

Over 750 international swimmers, including Sydney 2000 gold medallist Chris Fydler, have participated in a commemorative swim in Anzac Cove.

Embrace digital or lose youth audience

Embrace digital or lose youth audience

2 August 2015

Marketing guru Sir Martin Sorrell has warned the International Olympic Committee that it must embrace new technology.

Sam’s the man with stirring sixth in 25km debut

Sam’s the man with stirring sixth in 25km debut

2 August 2015

Sam Sheppard has finished his FINA World Championship open water campaign with a fast finishing sixth in the gruelling 25km on Kazan’s Kazanka River.

Strong showing from Australia in springboard final

Strong showing from Australia in springboard final

2 August 2015

Australian diver Esther Qin has finished fourth in the Chinese-dominated final of the 3-metre springboard at the World Aquatic Championships in Kazan.

Queensland Pierre de Coubertin Awards

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).