Summer News

Ric Charlesworth, coach of Australia looks on during the match between Australia and the Netherlands during day two of the Champions Trophy on December 2, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.

HOCKEY: Following the Kookaburras’ World Cup triumph in The Hague on Sunday, National Coach Ric Charlesworth has decided not to lead the Australian’s men’s hockey team at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next month.

Australian rowers prepare for the National Rowing Selection Trials at Penrith International Regatta Centre on March 27, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

ROWING: The Australian Rowing Team has arrived in Aiguebelette, France ahead of World Rowing Cup II which takes place from Friday 20 June to Sunday 22 June.

Warren Potent shoots his way to Silver at the Maribor World Cup in Slovenia in June 2014.

SHOOTING: 2008 Olympic bronze medallist Warren Potent has finally broken through, winning a silver medal in the Men’s Rifle Prone event, overnight in Slovenia.

IOC Executive Board Meeting Dec 2012

IOC: The 14 Working Groups that will help frame some of the key recommendations for the Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, will meet this week at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne.

Jeremy Hawyard (left) and Mark Knowles (right) lift the World Cup after defeating the Netherlands 6-1 in The Hague.

HOCKEY: Australia’s men’s hockey team has been crowned world champions once again after an emphatic 6-1 win over World Cup hosts and Olympic silver medallists, the Netherlands.

Nikki Laird and Mariafe Artacho del Solar celebrate winning the Under-23 World Championships in Poland on 15 June 2014.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Manly Beach’s Nicole Laird and Mariafe Artacho del Solar have combined to win gold for Australia at the World Under 23 Championships in Poland.

Jess Fox Winner C1 Women U23, 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championship, Penrith Sydney Australia April 27 2014.

CANOE/SLALOM: The second of five ICF canoe slalom World Cups has concluded in Tacen, Slovenia following three days of racing on one of the world’s toughest courses.

Greg Mc Fadden (R) head coach of Australia, celebrates with his team after defeating Russia 9-6 in the semifinal at the FINA World Championships on 31 July, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

WATER POLO: The Australian women’s water polo team have secured the bronze medal at the World League Super Final in China.

The Australian Women's Hockey Team celebrate their silver medal at the 2014 World Cup at Hague, Netherlands 14 June 2014.

HOCKEY: The Australian Women's Hockey Team have won the silver medal at the World Cup on Saturday, going down 2-0 to the host nation, the Netherlands.

Australian BMX rider Caroline Buchanan poses during a portrait session during the Australian BMX Championships on May 2, 2014 in Shepparton, Australia.

CYCLING - BMX: BMX World Champion Caroline Buchanan won a nail-biting final in the third round of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in Berlin on Saturday to begin her Olympic qualification process.