The Australian men’s water polo team has courageously battled back from a two goal deficit with a quarter to play to hit the lead then ultimately draw 5-5 with European heavyweights Montenegro in their second group stage match at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
Watching pool-side as a TV commentator, Grant Hackett admits he saw a "fragmented" Australian swimming team ahead of their ill-fated London Olympic campaign.
Australia's archery team is eying another possible Rio qualifier with Queenslander Semra Lingard racing through the individual competition at the world championships in Copenhagen.
Australia’s leading ITU triathletes will converge on the Olympic city of Rio de Janeiro this weekend, chasing the first opportunity to qualify for next year’s Games.
Australian diving captain Melissa Wu has fought her way back from second last to qualify for Thursday’s World Championship 10-metre platform final in Kazan, Russia.
Tokyo will have a state of the art stadium in time for the 2020 Olympic Games despite the escalating construction costs in Japan and the scrapping of the original project.
Ahead of his first world swimming titles in eight years, a rejuvenated Grant Hackett believes the pressure is on his younger rivals to keep him out of the team.