Brisbane’s two-time Olympic relay gold medallist Brittany Elmslie led a breakthrough day for the Australian Dolphins at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships (25m) in a snow-blown Windsor, Canada yesterday.
Having made it into A Division off the back of a silver medal in Kazakhstan last weekend, Long Track speed skater Daniel Greig took advantage of his position in the fourth World Cup in The Netherlands early this morning.
Brother and sister duo Darcie and Damon Morton have made history overnight becoming the first Australian pair to compete in the single mixed relay at an IBU Cup event.
Four of the five debutants Australia took into the opening round of the World Rugby Sevens Series last week have retained their places in the squad for round two.
Patrick Tiernan has claimed the Australian 10,000m Championship in Melbourne, while Bridey Delaney was the top Aussie finisher in the women's race.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport says a Russian boxer and Romanian weightlifter will lose medals from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after failing doping tests at the games.
Russian athletes and officials who are proven to have been part of a doping "manipulation system" should be banned for life from the Olympics, IOC President Thomas Bach said Thursday.
With five new sports added to the program for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games the AOC Executive has decided those athletes should also be included in the Medal Incentive Funding Program.