Australian hockey goalscoring machine Blake Govers has been promoted to the men's senior squad, following the teenager's outstanding performances recently for the national side.
Australia's head coach Jacco Verhaeren has backed dual Olympic gold medallist Melanie Wright to fire at next month's world swimming championships.
Australia's pursuit for gold at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on track with Alexander Edmondson (SA), Jack Bobridge (SA), Sam Welsford (WA) and Daniel Fitter (QLD) teaming to unofficially break the team pursuit world record in Mexico on Sunday afternoon.
Water Polo Australia (WPA) have lost their bid to have former New Zealander Joe Kayes cleared to represent his new country in time for next week’s FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
As the gate drops and Sam Willoughby hurtles down the start hill, all power and grit, a commentator with a strong Aussie twang screams into the microphone.
Australian basketball star Liz Cambage will be eased back into the Opals side in next week's three-game series against Japan after a lengthy stint on the sidelines.