The Australian Olympic Committee and newly-crowned Olympic champion Jared Tallent have welcomed the decision to continue the ban on the Russian track and field team at the Rio Games.
Corporate Australia will be out in force this Saturday night as they throw their support behind the 2016 Australian Olympic Team at the Prime Minister’s Olympic Dinner in Melbourne.
Australian race walking champion Jared Tallent has been presented with the gold medal for the 50km walk at the 2012 London Olympic Games, at an official ceremony in Melbourne today.
Athens 2004 bronze medallist Michael Rogers has announced his retirement from professional cycling today following the recent progression of a congenital heart condition.
Jared Tallent looks set to finally be awarded the 50km walk gold medal from the London Olympic Games, with CAS disqualifying the result of Russian Sergey Kirdyapkin.
Divers are off to Rio
Australian Olympic Flag Bearers
Did you know?
There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.