HOCKEY: Former Kookaburras coach Ric Charlesworth has been named hockey’s International Men’s Coach of the Year.
BASKETBALL: Australian basketball history is set to be made when the San Antonio Spurs host the Utah Jazs, with four Australians set to take to the court.
SNOWBOARD: Dual Olympian Scotty James claimed Australia’s second gold medal in the FIS Ski and Snowboard World Championships by taking out the Halfpipe competition, in Kreischberg, Austria.
RIO 2016: The Rio 2016 Organising Committee has launched its ticket programme, revealing more information about how the 7.5 million tickets will be sold.
FREESTYLE SKIING: Laura Peel has become the first Australian to win a gold medal in the aerials at the freestyle skiing world championships since Alisa Camplin 12 years ago.
HOCKEY: Australian men’s hockey captain Mark Knowles has been named as the sport’s International Player of the Year for 2014. The 30-year-old lead the Kookaburras to gold at the 2014 World Cup and Commonwealth Games.
FREESTYLE SKIING: Danielle Scott and Laura Peel have qualified for the finals of the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria, in first and second place.
FOOTBALL: Australia’s impressive displays in their opening pair of AFC Asian Cup victories are a reflection of the football being played by the Socceroos rather than the quality of the opponents, believes coach Ange Postecoglou.
FREESTYLE/SNOWBOARD: A team of 21 Australians, 10 men and 11 women, will mount their assault on the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Austria, from Thursday.