2024: Rome will spearhead an Italian bid for the 2024 Olympic Games, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Monday vowing a strong campaign to win the event.
RIO 2016: Vinicius will be the name of the Rio Olympic Games mascot following a three-week on-line vote.
HOCKEY: The Australian Men's Hockey Team claimed bronze at the Champions Trophy in Bhubaneswar after defeating hosts India 2-1 with their recently new and younger squad.
SEVENS: Australian Men's Sevens Head Coach Geraint John has lauded his charges after they recorded their second top-three finish in consecutive weeks.
HOCKEY: The Kookaburras remain in contention to win a sixth successive Champions Trophy title this weekend after sealing their place in Saturday’s semi finals with a 4-2 win over Argentina in a must-win quarter final.
ATHLETICS: Brett Robinson (ACT) and Eloise Wellings (NSW) have taken out the Australian men’s and women’s 10,000m national championships respectively at the Zatopek:10 athletics meet at Melbourne’s Lakeside Stadium this evening.
AGENDA 2020: With the inclusion of new sports and a changed bidding process, speculation mounts as to which city will bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games.
CYCLING: Australian coach, Sian Mulholland, has been awarded the International Olympic Committee’s Women in Sport award for the Oceania region.
TOKYO: Softball and baseball are the big winners from the 40 reforms announced by the International Olympic Committee in Monaco.
AGENDA 2020: Each of the 40 recommendations for reform, including an overhaul of the Olympic bidding process driven by John Coates, has been approved at the IOC Session.