CANOE/KAYAK - SLALOM: Seven Australian athletes have advanced to the semifinals after an entertaining opening day of racing at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Deep Creek, USA.
SAILING: Tom Burton claimed Australia’s first medal of the ISAF Sailing World Championships – a silver – in the Laser class on Thursday. In other Australian results, defending World Champions Mat Belcher and Will Ryan took the lead in the Men’s 470 fleet in Santander, Spain, while Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen moved into third in the 49er class.
GOLF: The future of the golf course under construction for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 is unclear after the city of Rio and the course developer - both defendants in a lawsuit - failed to agree to changes proposed by a Brazilian court.
CANOE/KAYAK - SLALOM: Only a handful of the top paddlers contest both the women’s C1 and K1 events, and Fox is determined to prove she can do both. No woman has ever won both titles at a senior World Championship level.
RIO 2016: Games organisers have unveiled ticket pricing aimed at making attendance "as affordable as possible," with Australian residents encouraged to register their interest.
ROWING: Colin Smith has tendered his resignation as Chairman of Rowing Australia, a decision which took effect at the RA Board Meeting yesterday.
CYCLING: The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and Cycling Australia (CA) today welcomed the appointment of a new board to CA which gives the sport the right mix of skills and expertise for it to reach its full potential.
SHOOTING: Victorian 24-year-old Catherine Skinner has claimed a bronze medal in Women’s Trap and Emma Cox has won silver in the non-Olympic women's double trap at the Shooting World Championship in Granada, Spain.
Kevan Gosper, the quarter-mile champion at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, recently discovered his prized medal was missing when he returned home from spinal surgery.
VOLLEYBALL: Australia has had a disappointing finish to its 2014 Volleyball World Championships campaign, beaten by Italy in the battle to avoid the wooden spoon in their second round group.