DIVING: Australian diving sensation Matthew Mitcham says he's proud but sad to have been the only openly gay athlete at the Beijing Olympics.Mitcham was universally acclaimed for producing the highest-scoring dive in Olympic history to snatch gold in the men's 10-metre platform at the Water Cube.
Olympic gold medallist Natalie Cook has declared she wants to play beach volleyball as a 37-year-old at her fifth Games at London 2012
One of Australia's greatest cyclists Brad McGee is swapping racing for a new role as a team director. The veteran of four Olympics will end his 10-year professional career in the sport at next month's Herald Sun Tour in Victoria.
The race for the 2016 Olympics is on. All seven applicant cities submitted their bid files to the International Olympic Committee by the deadline.The candidates are Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, Chicago, Doha, Madrid, Prague, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo.
Victorian Cadel Evans has two major goals for 2008 - the Tour de France and the Beijing Olympic Games.Evans, who last month placed second overall in the Tour de France to become the first Australian to finish on the podium of the event,
The Australian men’s basketball team has been defeated by Serbia 86-81 in overtime at the Diego Gianatti International Basketball Tournament in Italy.South Australia’s Brad Newley and Victoria’s David Andersen each scored 14 points to lead the Boomers while Perth Wildcat Damien
The Australian men’s basketball team has defeated Turkey 69-54 at the Diego Gianatti International Basketball Tournament in Italy overnight.Sydney Kings guard Jason Smith top scored for the Boomers with 13 points while Australia’s Russian-based forward David Andersen added 12 points
Andrew Schacht and Joshua Slack ended Brazil’s run of men’s medals at the beach volleyball World Championships as the Australians upset
Losing his three world titles in Melbourne this year might turn out to be the best thing that has happened to Grant Hackett.
Australian sailing bosses have warned selection for next month's final Olympic test event at Qingdao in China is not a shoe-in for the 2008 Beijing Games.