WEIGHTLIFTING: Two-time Olympian Deborah Acason (nee Lovely) heads a 7-strong Australian team at the World Weightlifting Championships in Kazakhstan beginning this weekend.
RIO 2016: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has a new home in Rio de Janeiro- The Edge.
FOOTBALL: Olyroos Head Coach Aurelio Vidmar today named a 22-man squad to play high profile matches against Brazil, China PR and Korea Republic in a Four-Nation International Friendly tournament in Wuhan, China from 14-18 November 2014.
RIO 2016: The Brazilian Mint will produce the objects most desired by the world's top athletes in the next few years – the medals that will be awarded at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
SWIMMING: The best swimmers from across Australia will come together at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre in Adelaide for the 2014 Australian Short Course Championships.
TRIATHLON/ ATHLETICS: The Australian Olympic Committee mourns the passing of Jackie Fairweather (née Gallagher), who represented Australia at the highest level in Triathlon and then Athletics.
TRIATHLON: Overcoming two gut-wrenching 2014 failures, Aaron Royle believes his emotional Noosa Triathlon title defence has set the platform for a breakthrough 2015.
World class sports administrator John Boultbee has been appointed Director of High Performance to lead Australia's Volleyroos and Beach Volleyroos to Rio 2016.
HOCKEY: Hockey Australia crowned its top athletes at a glamorous awards night at the Aviary in Perth on Wednesday with the announcement of its Player of the Year, Top Goal Scorer and Player of the World Cup awards.
GYMNASTICS - TRAMPOLINE: 2012 Olympian, Blake Gaudry will lead a team of Australia’s best trampoline athletes as they bounce into Daytona Beach, USA, to compete in the 2014 Trampoline and Tumbling World Championships when they kick off next week.