WEIGHTLIFTING: So what races through the mind of a 17-year-old, as he stands quivering on a platform, somehow keeping 117 kilograms hoisted above his head, knowing he’d just secured a bronze medal?
AOC: Imagine a room where you have Ian Thorpe and Herb Elliot deep in conversation; a table away three budding young 1500m swimmers are hanging on to Grant Hackett’s every word; Dawn Fraser is on the other side of the room reminiscing with teammates John Konrads and Sandra Morgan-Beavis; and London 2012 K4 gold medallist David Smith is down the back getting his Murray Rose book signed by 1956 and 1960 swim team captain John Devitt.
AOC: Australian swimming legend, Murray Rose AM was honoured and celebrated at an exclusive Tribute Dinner in his namesake on Tuesday 26 November 2013 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.
RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian men's and women's Rugby Sevens sides have been named ahead of the Dubai 7s World Series.
AOC:Olympic gold medallist Cate Campbell has joined the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Athletes’ Commission, after the proposal was accepted at the AOC Executive Meeting in Melbourne on Friday.
FOOTBALL: The Matildas have started their two-game friendly series against China with a 2-0 win in Wollongong to claim just their second victory in eight matches.
CYCLING - TRACK: Australian cyclists could be facing excess baggage charges on their return flight from New Zealand following a flurry of medals, including seven gold, on the final night of the UCI Oceania Track Cycling Championships in Invercargill.
Sydney is gearing itself to host the 2013 Oceania Shooting Continental Championship, an event run once every two years. To be held at the 2000 Olympic Games legacy venue, the Sydney International Shooting Centre will welcome about 230 athletes, with over 400 starts expected.
CYCLING - TRACK: Olympic gold medalist Anna Meares produced a world-class performance to claim gold in the 500m time trial at the Oceania track cycling championships as Australia grabbed three golds on the opening night of competition in Invercargill, New Zealand.
KAYAKING/ ROWING: It was all about bragging rights, and in the end the winners took up the opportunity to do just that.