Summer News

The Westfield Matildas were unable to follow up an impressive first up performance at the 2015 Cyprus Cup as they went down 3-0 to a Jodie Taylor inspired England in the early hours of Monday morning.

Queensland’s Dan Wilson has begun his 2015 World Triathlon Series campaign with an encouraging 12th place in a star-studded field in Abu Dhabi.

TRIATHLON: Charlotte McShane has produced the finest World Triathlon Series performance of her short career with a fast finishing seventh in the opening race of the 2015 series in Abu Dhabi.

General view of Suncorp Stadium on July 8, 2011 in Brisbane, Australia.

GAMES: Brisbane has shot out of the blocks in its efforts to host the 2028 Olympics, but will settle into a marathon pace as it works out how much the venture will cost.

Ryan Bailie sprints from transition at ITU World Cup in Kitzbuhel, Austria.

TRIATHLON: Olympians Emma Moffatt and Brendan Sexton will spearhead a six-strong Australian team when the ITU World Triathlon Series kicks off in a new frontier in Abu Dhabi

Silver medallist Michael Diamond of Australia competes in the Trap Men Finals of the ISSF World Cup Shotgun on April 11, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona, USA.

SHOOTING: Australia’s most decorated shotgun shooter, dual Olympic gold medallist Michael Diamond has secured a silver medal in Men’s Trap at the ISSF World Cup in Mexico

Gina Rinehart at the 2013 Swimmer of the Year Awards, alongside World Champion swimmer Cate Campbell and Swimming Australia President John Bertrand.

SWIMMING: Mining magnate Gina Rinehart has signed up as major sponsor of the Australian swimming team in a major boost for the sport.

The start of the swimming leg of the Women's Triathlon on the Brisbane River during the Goodwill Games in Brisbane, Australia - September 2001.

GAMES: The men who earned Australia the 2000 Sydney Olympics believe Brisbane is in a strong position to be the country's next host city.

IOC Vice-President and Tokyo 2020 coordination commission Chairman John Coates in Tokyo on 4 April 2014 for the first round of meetings with the local organising committee.

Three venue changes have been approved for the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - MARCH 01: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (C), Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes (R) and International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (L) gather while inaugurating the new Rio 450 tunnel, on the 450th anniversary of the founding of Rio de Janeiro, on March 1, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The tunnel is part of an urbanization project ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Rio marks its 450th anniversary today and is celebrating the event with a yearlong series of events including concerts, exhibitions, historical tours, soccer matches, fireworks displays and other activities. The ''Marvelous City'' was founded in 1565 by the Portuguese and was the seat of power of the Portuguese Empire in the 19th century before serving as the capital of the Brazilian Republic until 1960. The city is Brazil's most popular tourist destination and will host the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the first to be held in South America, next year. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

The IOC has wrapped up a busy week of meetings in Rio de Janeiro.