Summer News

James Tomkins with his third Olympic gold medal from the pair with Drew Ginn at Athens 2004.

Australian Olympic legend James Tomkins is contemplating an unlikely bid to compete at a record seventh Games in two years' time.

Steven Hooker competes in the men's Pole Vault Final during day eight of the 12th IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium on August 22, 2009 in Berlin, Germany.

Reigning world, Olympic and Commonwealth pole vault champion Steve Hooker and Australian teammate Fabrice Lapierre have taken out world indoor victories on a golden night for Australia in Doha.

Natalie Cook, Beach Volley Ball

Surrounded by the snow and ice at Vancouver's Winter Olympics, veteran beach volleyballer Natalie Cook decided she wasn't quite finished with the sun and sand.

Matthew Mitcham dives at the 2005 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

Olympic gold medallist Matthew Mitcham has recovered from an embarrassing opening round flop to win the 1m springboard final at the Australian diving championships in Sydney on Friday.

Olympic 10m Champion Matthew Mitcham competing at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

He can be forgiven for having a break over Christmas but Olympic gold medallist Matthew Mitcham insists he needs to get his butt back into gear.

Nathan Outteridge and Ben Austin in the 49er class race on day 9 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 17, 2008 in Qingdao, China.

The Australian Sailing Team’s Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen have finished second at the 2010 49er World Championship after putting in a great final day performance.

The Australian Mens Pursuit team of Rohan Dennis, Luke Durbridge, Michael Hepburn and Cameron Meyer on their way to winning the Gold Medal at the UCI World Cup Melbourne Classic at Hisense Arena on November 20, 2009 in Melbourne. (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)

Travis Meyer was as shocked as everyone else at the Buninyong finish line when he won his first Australian road cycling championship on Sunday.

Amber Halliday of Australia after winning gold in the Lightweight Double Sculls at the FISA World Rowing Championships held in Seville, 2002. (Photo: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Competitive road cycling was supposed to help three-time world rowing champion Amber Halliday ease into retirement from elite sport. Instead, this year's historic world championships in Melbourne and Geelong beckon after her outstanding win in the time trial at the Australian road titles.

Tom Slingsby on a laser at the 2006 Sydney International Regatta.

The Australian Sailing Team’s Tom Slingsby has dominated the 2010 Australian Laser Championship, winning an incredible 10 out of 11 races at the Adelaide Sailing Club.

Colin Moynihan, Chairman of the British Olympic Association talks to the media.

The head of Britain's Olympic body is proposing a new law that would allow police to search the athletes' village for performance-enhancing drugs at the 2012 London Games.