ROWING: Australia won two gold and silver in para-rowing events as six able bodied crews progressed to Finals on Day 5 of the Rowing World Champs in Amsterdam
The Rio 2016 Organising Committee has launched the application process for the volunteer programme that will operate during the 2016 Olympic Games.
YOG: The second Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) came to a spectacular close today in Nanjing, China, with a dramatic Closing Ceremony at the Olympic Sports Centre Stadium.
ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson (Qld) has finished second in the women’s 100m hurdles and Dani Samuels has reached the podium again.
NANJING 2014: Australia's inability to win a swimming gold medal at the Youth Olympics should not be viewed as a bad omen, says pool great Susie O'Neill.
AOC: The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority welcomes the initiative by the President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, in comprehensively embracing the revised World Anti-Doping Code (the Code).
EQUESTRIAN: London Olympian Chris Burton is banking on ex-racehorse TS Jamaimo to put him in the medal hunt at the 2014 World Equestrian Games in the eventing three-day starting on Thursday 28th August.
BOXING: It's considered a brutal sport, but West Australian boxer Caitlin Parker couldn't be prouder of the middleweight bronze she won at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.
EQUESTRIAN: The Australian Dressage team have performed exceptionally to finish in the top 10 at the 2014 World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Normandy, France, and secure a quota place for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
DOPING: John Coates has embraced the new WADA Code and commenced moves preventing Rio-bound athletes from dealing with coaches, trainers, sports scientists and other support personnel who have violated anti-doping rules.