Summer News

Michael Diamond of Australia completes in the Men's Singles Trap final at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range during day seven of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 10, 2010 in Delhi, India.

Sydney is gearing itself to host the 2013 Oceania Shooting Continental Championship, an event run once every two years. To be held at the 2000 Olympic Games legacy venue, the Sydney International Shooting Centre will welcome about 230 athletes, with over 400 starts expected.

Anna Meares of Australia in action in race one of the Women's Sprint Quarter Finals on day two of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup at Manchester Veledrome on November 2, 2013 in Manchester, England.

CYCLING - TRACK: Olympic gold medalist Anna Meares produced a world-class performance to claim gold in the 500m time trial at the Oceania track cycling championships as Australia grabbed three golds on the opening night of competition in Invercargill, New Zealand.

K4 fastest over 500m

20 November 2013
Montage image of Australia's gold medal winning K4 from the London Olympics and the men's coxless four who won rowing silver.

KAYAKING/ ROWING: It was all about bragging rights, and in the end the winners took up the opportunity to do just that.

Tokyo's IOC Orientation

18 November 2013
A computer generated projection of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium.

TOKYO 2020: Two months after Tokyo winning the bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, reality is beginning to set in for the Japanese capital.

Chris Burton poses with his horse Leilani during the Australian Olympic Equestrian Team media day at the Unicorn Equestrian Trust on July 20, 2012 in Stow on the Wold, England.

EQUESTRIAN - EVENTING: London 2012 Olympian Chris Burton has produced a come from behind victory at the Australian International Three Day Event on a horse he first rode only four days ago.

Kimberley Mickle of Australia competes in the Women's Javelin final during Day Nine of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium on August 18, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Mickle won the silver and her teammate Kathryn Mitchell was fifth.

ATHLETICS: Javelin thrower Kim Mickle has been rewarded for a stellar 2013 campaign, edging out Sally Pearson to claim the Australian female athlete of the year award.

Marjorie Jackson, on the podium after winning gold in the 100m at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games.

ATHLETICS: Marjorie Jackson, the first Australian female ever to set an athletics world record, will join her equally impressive compatriot Betty Cuthbert in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Hall of Fame.

(Lft) Australians Tom Slingsby and James Spithill celebrate with their Team USA crew after winning the Americas Cup decider in San Francisco, California on 25 September 2013.

SAILING: Tom Slingsby has re-signed with rich America's Cup champions Oracle Team USA in a decision that appears likely to scupper any hopes of him repeating his London Olympic heroics.

2013 Joint AIS Athletes of the Year Kim Crow (rowing) & Caroline Buchanan (cycling).

AIS: BMX world champion Caroline Buchanan and rowing world champion Kim Crow have been crowned joint winners of the 2013 athlete of the year award at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra.

2012 400m IM Australian Champion Thomas Fraser-Holmes

SWIMMING: Rising middle distance swimmer Thomas Fraser-Holmes has picked up two gold medals on the opening night of finals at the FINA World Cup in Beijing.