IOC: The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed today on a set of 40 recommendations that will shape the future of the Olympic Movement. The recommendations will be presented, discussed and voted upon by the full IOC Membership at the 127th IOC session in Monaco on 8 and 9 December.
SHOOTING: Chemical Engineering student Catherine Skinner (East Melbourne, VIC) has come away with the bronze medal after a nail-biting semi-final at the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup Final in Gabala, Azerbaijan, yesterday.
ROWING: Australia Rowing Team member and London 2012 silver medal-winning athlete, Kate Hornsey, has formally announced her retirement from rowing. Joining Hornsey in announcing her retirement is Australian Rowing Team coxswain, Elizabeth Patrick.
ATHLETICS: In celebration of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, the Athletics Australia Hall of Fame was established to recognise the outstanding achievements of Australia's truly great athletes across the course of this history and since then more than 35 people have been added to the illustrious list.
RIO 2016: Leading into the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, there has never been a stronger alliance between the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).
SWIMMING: Reigning world-champion breaststroker Christian Sprenger is determined to shake off a major shoulder injury in time for what will likely be his last Olympic Games.
Among the many triumphs Gough Whitlam had during his life, the former Prime Minister played a vital role in winning the 2000 Olympic Games bid for Sydney- an event that shaped the nation.
ROWING: Rowing Australia today announced the appointment of Olympic silver medallist Rob Scott as Chairman of Rowing Australia. The dual Olympian will be accompanied by Flavia Gobbo as Deputy Chairman.
SAILING: The all conquering 470 class combination of Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan added to their overflowing trophy cabinet on Friday, winning male sailor of the year at the 2014 Yachting Australia awards. Meanwhile Tom Burton (NSW) finished third in the Laser fleet at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Qingdao (14-18 October), China.
DOPING: Australia's Olympics chief has urged all sporting bodies to bring their anti-drugs codes up to world standard or risk not being able to participate in major events.