Summer News

Alisa Camplin reacts to Sharnita Crompton being confirmed as the bronze medal winner for the Ice Hockey Skills Challenge. Her training partner Sam Hodic and coach Andrew Reynolds are relieved.

AOC: Women are being appointed to more leadership roles by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) with three Olympians in charge of future Teams.

Ginia Rinehart accepts the AOC Order of Merit Award on behalf of her mother Ginia Rinehart from AOC President John Coates during the AOC Annual General Meeting at Museum of Contemporary Art on May 10, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

AOC: Leading West Australian businesswoman, Gina Rinehart, has been awarded the Australian Olympic Committee’s Order of Merit for her long standing involvement and support of swimming and volleyball.

Laurie Lawrence, team official for Australia, attends a team press conference at the Main Press Centre in Athens prior to the start of the 2004 Olympic Games on August 7, 2004 in Athens, Greece.

AOC: “Stuff the silver, we’ve come for the gold” is one of many classic lines from Laurie Lawrence as he celebrated Duncan Armstrong’s gold medal swim at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.

Kim Mickle competes in the Women's Javelin during the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge at Olympic Park on March 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

Kim Mickle of Western Australia has finished second in the women’s javelin at the opening meet of the prestigious IAAF Diamond League in Doha, Qatar

The entrance to the doping control area at the finish of stage eight of the 2013 Tour de France, on July 6, 2013 in Castres, France.

AOC: Australian Olympics boss John Coates has zeroed in on the strong investigations background of new ASADA chief executive Ben McDevitt.

Harry Gordon (C) poses with AOC President John Coates (L) and Australian Olympian Herb Elliott (R) during the Launch of 'From Athens With Pride' by Harry Gordon at Museum of Contemporary Art on May 9, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

AOC: Australian athletes and administrators have played a pivotal role in the Olympic Movement for 120 years.

(L-R) Anna Meares and Kerrie Meares compete in the Women's Sprint Semifinals during track cycling at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games March 18, 2006.

CYCLING: Track teams will be able to qualify two riders in sprint and keirin after the International Cycling Union (UCI) finalised event and discipline quotas for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Brian Roberts, Chairman and CEO, Comcast Corporation and Thomas Bach, IOC President at the signing of the NBC broadcast deal through until 2032. The deal was finalised on 7 May 2014.

IOC: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded NBCUniversal (NBCU) the broadcast rights in the USA for the Olympic Games through to 2032.

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: Australian record holders Kim Mickle and Alana Boyd will join some of the world’s best athletes for Round 1 of the IAAF Diamond League in Doha this Friday.

Tameka Butt of Australia shoots the ball during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 Quarter Final match between Sweden and Australia at the FIFA Women's World Cup Stadium Augsburg on July 10, 2011 in Augsburg, Germany.

FOOTBALL: Matildas Interim Head Coach Alen Stajcic has announced his squad for Australia’s title defence of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup in Vietnam this month.