Summer News

James Magnussen of Australia celebrates winning the 100m Freestyle at the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 1, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: Dual world champion James Magnussen has revealed he was given the option of withdrawing from this week's Pan Pacific championships on the Gold Coast due to a "pretty dodgy" back.

Australia on the attack against Kazakhstan in the opening game of the 2014 World Cup in Almaty. Australia won the clash 11-8.

WATER POLO: Standout performances from captain Richie Campbell and Aaron Younger have helped the Australian men’s water polo team begin their FINA World Cup campaign with an 11-8 win over host nation Kazakhstan in Almaty.

Damon Kelly lifts the bar during the Men's 105kg group weightlifting event at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

TEAM: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has accepted an invitation to send a Team to compete in the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea.

Australia defend hard against the USA during the World Cup final in Russia on 16 August 2014. USA won the title 10-6

Rowie Webster has been named the player of the tournament at the 2014 FINA World Cup as the Australians were beaten 10-6 by the USA in the final. Full story and tournament game reports here>>

Dora Antal #3 of Hungary takes a shot on goal during the Women's Water Polo Bronze Medal match between Australia and Hungary on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Australia won in extra time.

WATER POLO: The Australian women’s water polo team, the Aussie Stingers, will this week face off against the world’s best teams when they begin their campaign at the FINA World Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

Ken Wallace and Lachlan Tame powering to the silver medal in the K2 1000m at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Moscow, Russia on 9 August 2014.

CANOE/KAYAK: Ken Wallace is back at the top of Australian kayaking but it's anyone's guess which boat he'll be paddling in at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Ken Wallace and Lachlan Tame powering to the silver medal in the K2 1000m at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Moscow, Russia on 9 August 2014.

CANOE/KAYAK: The ICF canoe sprint World Championships came to a close overnight following five days of racing in Moscow.

Dual Olympian Emma Moffatt on the bike in London

TRIATHLON: Ongoing health issues have forced Australia’s two-time World champion Emma Moffatt to withdraw from this year’s ITU World Triathlon Championships

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: Australia has been the best performed nation at the first Rio de Janeiro Olympic Test Event, winning four medals in the week long sailing regatta.

Australian sailors training in the waters off Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

SAILING: Five Australian Sailing Team crews are in medal positions in five of the six classes with Australian representation, ahead of the first day of medal races at the Rio Olympic Test event

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