The Australian Women's Basketball Team are sitting at the top of Group C after an 87-54 demolition of Korea to make it back-to-back wins to start the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey overnight.
Victorian Simon Gerrans’ capped a stellar year for himself and a fantastic week for Australia with a nail-biting silver medal in the 258km elite men’s road race at the UCI Road World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain.
BASKETBALL: Huge injury blows have hurt Australia's hopes at the women's basketball world championship but not their ambition.
Four-time Olympian Cadel Evans has announced he'll retire from cycling in early 2015 bringing the end to the career of Australia's greatest road cyclist.
VALUES: The IOC will require future Olympic host cities to abide by rules that forbid any kind of discrimination, a move prompted by the outcry caused by Russia's adoption of a law banning so-called gay "propaganda" before Sochi 2014
WEIGHTLIFTING: Deborah Acason will lead a seven-strong Australian weightlifting team to this year’s World Champs in what is likely to be her last appearance for Australia.
CYCLING: Rohan Dennis, 24, claimed a top five finish in the elite men’s time trial at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain.
AWARDS: Seven superb athletes have been nominated for “The Don” Award, for Australia's most inspiring athlete, and Olympians dominate the list.
CYCLING: The Australian Olympic Committee congratulates Executive Member and 2012 Team Chef de Mission Nick Green OAM on his appointment as the new Chief Executive Officer of Cycling Australia.
GAMES: Australia and New Zealand could gain entry into future Asian Games along with the rest of Oceania, the insidethegames.biz website reported on Sunday