Summer News

Roger Bannister about to cross the tape at the end of his record breaking mile run at Iffley Road, Oxford. He was the first person to run the mile in under four minutes, with a time of 3 minutes 59.4 seconds on 6 May 1954.

ATHLETICS: Sixty years later, Roger Bannister is busy reliving the four minutes that still endure as a transcendent moment in sporting history.

Tom Lucas of Australia is dragged down by a dogged New Zealand defence during the IRB Glasgow Sevens - Day Two at Scotstoun Stadium on May 4 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Men’s Sevens team slipped to defeats against a powerful New Zealand outfit and an inspired England side on Day Two to finish their Glasgow Sevens campaign in joint-seventh place at Scotstoun Stadium.

Ken Wallace on his way to winning two medals at the ICF Sprint World Cup in Milan, Italy in May 2014.

CANOE/KAYAK - SPRINT: Ken Wallace has won two medals at the ICF Sprint World Cup in Milan, Italy and K4 Champions Jacob Clear and Murray Stewart combined to win silver in the K2.

Bronze for Tallent

5 May 2014
Jared Tallent of Australia competes during the Men's 50km Race Walk on May 3, 2014 in Taicang, China.

ATHLETICS: The outstanding international career of Jared Tallent (Vic) has continued in Taicang (CHN), with the three-time Olympic medallist winning a strong bronze in the men’s 50km walk at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup.

Caroline Buchanan of Australia celebrates winning the Womens Elite Final during day five of the UCI BMX World Championships at Vector Arena on July 28, 2013 in Auckland, New Zealand.

CYCLING - BMX: Racing under lights in front of a packed house, London Olympic silver medallist Sam Willoughby and reigning world champion Caroline Buchanan have taken out the elite men’s and women’s Oceania and National BMX Championships at Shepparton in Victoria.

Jared Tallent of Australia wins the 50km Walk bronze medal on Day Five of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium on August 14, 2013 in Moscow, Russia.

ATHLETICS: Jared Tallent wants to add to his already impressive tally of major championship medals at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Taicang (CHN) this weekend.

Ken Wallace wins the 2013 ICF World Cup 2 has concluded in Racice, Czech Republic.

CANOE/KAYAK - SPRINT: The ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup series will commence on Friday in Milan, Italy.

The Australian team of Matt Ryan, Phillip Dutton, Stuart Tinney and Andrew Hoy celebrate winning Gold in the final of the Team Three Day event at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, held at the Sydney International Equestrian Centre in Sydney,Australia.

EQUESTRIAN: Kibah Tic Toc, the Australian horse involved in a famous Olympic triumph, has died within months of the death of his breeder.

Joshua Dunkley-Smith, William Lockwood, Drew Ginn and James Chapman celebrate with their silver medals during the medal ceremony for the Men's Four Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 4, 2012 in Windsor, England.

ROWING: Australia's flagship boat - the new-model Oarsome Foursome - has continued to be dismantled two years after their Olympic silver medal.

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: Two school students will make their debuts in what is being heralded as Australia's strongest ever shooting team to compete at a Commonwealth Games.