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Russia defends itself over doping scandal

Russia defends itself over doping scandal

11 November 2015

Russia has rejected as "groundless" accusations of widespread doping and corruption in athletics and promised a rapid response to avoid suspension from Rio 2016

Damming doping report vindicates Tallent push for gold

Damming doping report vindicates Tallent push for gold

10 November 2015

The fallout from a damning report by an independent commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) into systematic doping in athletics has begun, with one of the recommendations being to ban all Russian track and field athletes from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Sevens hopefuls will have to prove themselves

Sevens hopefuls will have to prove themselves

10 November 2015

Interim men’s sevens coach Tim Walsh says the program would “be crazy” not to welcome fifteens players into the fold, but everyone vying for an Olympic spot would need to earn it.

Athletics Australia strong response to WADA report

Athletics Australia strong response to WADA report

10 November 2015

Athletics Australia CEO, Phil Jones, has spoken firmly in the wake of the release of the WADA Independent Commission Report.

Tallent still waiting on 2012 Olympic gold

Tallent still waiting on 2012 Olympic gold

10 November 2015

ATHLETICS: Australian walker Jared Tallent has sent a not-so-subtle reminder to the IOC: I haven't forgotten about my gold medal from the 2012 London Olympics.

Jackson to make call on Rio 2016 and career in February

Jackson to make call on Rio 2016 and career in February

10 November 2015

Australian basketball great Lauren Jackson will wait until the end of the current WNBL season before deciding whether to retire or push on to the Rio Olympics.

WADA calls on IAAF to ban Russia

WADA calls on IAAF to ban Russia

10 November 2015

Russian athletics should be suspended from all competition, including the 2016 Olympic Games, a damning report by WADA's independent commission into widespread doping and corruption has urged

Gilmour and Mara finish 5th at 49er/FX South American Championships

Gilmour and Mara finish 5th at 49er/FX South American Championships

9 November 2015

Australian Sailing Team’s David Gilmour (WA) and Rhys Mara (VIC) finished the 49er/FX South American Championships in fifth and as the top ranked Australian crew.

Weekend wrap - Monday 9 November 2016

Weekend wrap - Monday 9 November 2016

9 November 2015

Plenty of Aussie Rio 2016 hopefuls were in action around the world over the weekend!

Sevens squad selected for Olympic qualifier

Sevens squad selected for Olympic qualifier

9 November 2015

Sevens interim Head Coach Tim Walsh has named an extended 15-man squad for the Oceania Regional Olympic Qualifier in Auckland

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.

Did you know?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).