Summer News

Dennis breaks UCI hour record riding 52.491 kilometres.

CYCLING: Australian cyclist Rohan Dennis has broken the world hour record, completing 52.491 kilometres on the track in Granges, Switzerland.

A stirring second half fightback proved in vain as the Qantas Australian Women's Sevens team lost narrowly to New Zealand (17-10) in the Cup Final at the Brazil Sevens in Sao Paulo this morning.

Cameron Clark of Australia beats the tackle of D J Forbes of New Zealand

The Qantas Australian Men's Sevens team has finished its Wellington campaign in sixth place after defeats to hosts New Zealand and Fiji on Day Two at Westpac Stadium today.

Rosalyn Lawrence has kick-started 2015 in style by winning the open K1W and C1W finals at the Oceania Championships in New Zealand last weekend.

Hockeyroo Jayde Taylor has announced her immediate retirement from international hockey

Vice President of the IOC John Coates shakes hands with President of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee Yoshiro Mori during a press conference in Tokyo on February 5, 2015. The IOC and Tokyo 2020 organisers held the third project review.

TOKYO: The race is on to see what new sports will be competing at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo with the IOC unveiling a timetable for the Japanese hosts.

Michael Scott, Performance director of Australia Swim Team attends a press conference for the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 26, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Michael Scott is finishing as Swimming Australia Director of Performance to take up the role of CEO with Rowing Australia.

Lauren Jackson during the Women's Basketball Preliminary Round match against Canada on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on August 5, 2012.

BASKETBALL: Canberra's WNBL finals hopes have been dealt a big blow with Lauren Jackson ruled out for the remainder of the season with further knee problems.

Sally Pearson of Australia competes in the Women's 100m Hurdles Final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

ATHLETICS: The Canberra Track Classic will play host to the 100m rematch of Sally Pearson and Melissa Breen.

Bobridge rode 51.3km on Saturday night at Melbourne's DISC Velodrome in his unsuccessful hour attempt.

CYCLING: Jack Bobridge fell two laps short of his second cycling world record after an hour of hell.