Summer News

Massimo Luongo of Australia runs with the ball during the 2015 Asian Cup match between the Australian Socceroos and Kuwait at AAMI Park on January 9, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.

FOOTBALL: Massimo Luongo’s eye-catching performance in Friday’s 4-1 win over Kuwait at the AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 highlights the success of Australia’s ongoing revamp according to coach

Runners participate in the 2014 Boston Marathon on April 21, in Boston, Massachusetts.

2024: The US Olympic Committee has selected Boston to bid for the 2024 summer Olympics, beating Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington.

Ritchie Porte of Australia in action on his way to sixth place in the Elite Men's Time Trial on day three of the UCI Road World Championships on September 21, 2011 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

CYCLING: After years of trying Tasmania’s Richie Porte can finally call himself a national champion, meanwhile Shara Gillow regained her title and closes in on Kathy Watt's record.

Cameron McEvoy of Australia celebrates winning the the Men's 100m Freestyle Final with James Magnussen during day two of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships at Gold Coast Aquatics on August 22, 2014 on the Gold Coast, Australia.

Eleven-time Olympic medallist Ryan Lochte will headline the USA team to compete at the Aquatic Super Series in Perth this month.

Mathew Glaetzer in action in the Men's Sprint 1/16th finals on day three of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup at the Lee Valley Velopark Velodrome on December 7, 2014 in London, England.

Cycling Australia is pleased to reveal details of an unprecedented two-year broadcast partnership with the Nine Network and FOX SPORTS.

(L-R) Cate Campbell, Bronte Campbell, Emma McKeon and Melanie Schlanger of Australia celebrate winning the gold medal in the Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Final in a world record time on day one of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

SWIMMING: Olympic Champion and Commonwealth Games star Cate Campbell continues to scoop the pool, winning the major gongs at Swimming Australia's annual awards.

Olympic Gold medallist Mat Belcher (QLD) and World Champion crew Will Ryan (QLD) celebrate their victory at the Rio 2016 Sailing Test Event on 10 August 2014.

SAILING: Mat Belcher and Will Ryan have signed off a triumphant sailing year with another big regatta victory on the Olympic waters off Rio de Janeiro.

Danielle Scott soaring through the skies ahead of the Freestyle Skiing Ladies' Aerials Finals in Sochi, Russia.

FREESTYLE SKIING: Sochi Olympian Danielle Scott showed she is on the way to becoming one of the top international aerial skiers on the World Cup circuit when she captured the silver medal in the season’s opening event in Beijing

Positive Signs for Rio

17 December 2014
AOC President John Coates speaks during the Australian Olympic Committee Annual General Meeting at Museum of Contemporary Art on May 10, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

AOC: There are very positive signs for Australia’s Olympic Team in RIO moving into 6th place on the overall medal tally in the AOC’s latest benchmark study.

Rio mascots named

16 December 2014
The mascots for the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games are unveiled to the media during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on November 24, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

RIO 2016: Vinicius will be the name of the Rio Olympic Games mascot following a three-week on-line vote.