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Tokyo 2020 proposes 18 additional events

Tokyo 2020 proposes 18 additional events

28 September 2015

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has proposed 18 additional events from five sports to the International Olympic Committee for Tokyo 2020.

Skateboarding takes leap towards Tokyo 2020

Skateboarding takes leap towards Tokyo 2020

28 September 2015

Skateboarding is set to hit new heights in Australia after the sport took a giant leap towards joining the Olympic programme for the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Softball & baseball nearing Games return

Softball & baseball nearing Games return

28 September 2015

Every weekend more than 100,000 Australians turn up to their local oval to play baseball or softball.

Fanning confident of Olympic success for surfing stars

Fanning confident of Olympic success for surfing stars

28 September 2015

Three-time World Champion Mick Fanning is confident Australia’s surfing superstars can climb to the top of the Olympic podium if the sport is to make its debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Weekend wrap | Monday 28 September

Weekend wrap | Monday 28 September

28 September 2015

The road to Rio 2016 and PyeongChang 2018 doesn't stop for our Aussie athletes with the Road Cycling World Championships wrapping up and the swimmers back in action at the World Cup.

Pittman, Lewis in Australian relay program

Pittman, Lewis in Australian relay program

28 September 2015

Jana Pittman and Tamsyn Lewis have been included in the Australian relay program as they aim for Rio 2016.

Kennewell and van der Walt sign with Australian Sevens program

Kennewell and van der Walt sign with Australian Sevens program

28 September 2015

The Australian Rugby Union today announced Simon Kennewell and Stephan van der Walt have signed contracts with the Men's Sevens team.

Michael Matthews claims silver at Road Worlds

Michael Matthews claims silver at Road Worlds

28 September 2015

Michael Matthews (ACT) won the reduced bunch sprint to claim the silver medal at the 2015 UCI Road World Championships in Richmond, Virginia on Sunday.

Dean, Buchanan fair best in World Cup finale

Dean, Buchanan fair best in World Cup finale

28 September 2015

Rio 2016 hopefuls Anthony Dean and Caroline Buchanan led the way for Australia today on a rain swept evening of racing at the final UCI BMX Supercross World Cup round at Rock Hill, South Carolina, finishing fifth and sixth respectively.

Watts claims gold in Poland

Watts claims gold in Poland

28 September 2015

Australian boxer Shelley Watts says she’s ready to take on the world after winning gold and being named boxer of the tournament at a major international tournament in Poland.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.