Australia now has a single, dedicated focal point for combating the use of drugs in sport with the establishment of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), the Minister for the Arts and Sport, Senator Rod Kemp, announced today.
After crashing out of the Turin Winter Olympics in devastating fashion, Australian aerial skier Lydia Ierodiaconou has her sights firmly set on the 2010 Vancouver Games.
Andrew Burton has produced the highest placing of his World Cup career, finishing one spot off the podium in the penultimate event of the season in Lake Placid, New York.
Michael Milton pulled out a big race when he needed it to give Australia its first medal of the Turin Winter Paralympic Games and put a few personal demons to rest as well.
Five second-half goals sent the Australia's men's hockey team to the Commonwealth Games on a high tonight, the gold medal favourites turning on the style to beat world No.13 Malaysia 5-2 in Perth.