News

Weekend wrap - 16 November

Weekend wrap - 16 November

16 November 2015

Fencers gain ranking points towards Rio qualification

Fencers gain ranking points towards Rio qualification

16 November 2015

Australia's Evelyn and Joanna Halls have both gained ranking points towards Rio 2016 qualification at the Nanjing World Cup event over the weekend.

Aussie men secure Rio berth

Aussie men secure Rio berth

15 November 2015

The Australian men's rugby sevens team has thrashed Tonga 50-0 in the final of the Oceania qualifying tournament to book a place at the Rio Olympics.

Aussie Sevens set for American Samoa clash in Olympic Qualifier Quarter-Finals

Aussie Sevens set for American Samoa clash in Olympic Qualifier Quarter-Finals

14 November 2015

The Qantas Australian Men's Sevens side's bid for a spot at the Rio 2016 Olympics continues tomorrow when they take on American Samoa in the Oceania Qualifying tournament at the Trusts Arena, Auckland.

Athletics Australia welcomes decision to suspend Russia

Athletics Australia welcomes decision to suspend Russia

14 November 2015

Russia was provisionally suspended from track and field over accusations of "state-sponsored" doping just nine months out from the Rio Olympics.

Dennis crowned Cyclist of the Year

Dennis crowned Cyclist of the Year

14 November 2015

CYCLING: Rohan Dennis (SA) has capped a record-breaking 2015 by claiming the Sir Hubert 'Oppy' Opperman Medal & Trophy

Driven Mills in career-best form

Driven Mills in career-best form

13 November 2015

Mills career best form for San Antonio all bodes well ahead of the Olympic year and Australia's quest to give the men's competition a shake.

Weekend Watch - 13 November

Weekend Watch - 13 November

13 November 2015

A host of Australia's rio 2016 hopefuls will be looking to impress around the world

Sevens Team finalised for crucial Oceania Qualifier

Sevens Team finalised for crucial Oceania Qualifier

13 November 2015

RUGBY: Wallabies flyer Henry Speight will not play in this weekend’s Oceania sevens tournament but his namesake teammate is set to make his fully-fledged sevens debut.

Aussies driven by London lessons

Aussies driven by London lessons

13 November 2015

The Kookaburras came away from London with bronze and they have been hell-bent ever since on winning gold in Rio.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.

Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.