Summer News

Jodie Kenny of Australia runs with the ball during the Women's Gold Medal Match between Australia and England at Glasgow National Hockey Centre during day ten of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 2, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

HOCKEY: The Australian Women's Hockey Team had to settle for silver at the Champions Trophy in Mendoza after going down to the hosts Argentina in dramatic circumstances.

Madi Wilson, Sally Hunter, Emily Seebohm, Bronte Campbell of Australia celebrates on the podium after the Women's 4x100m Medley Relay Final during day five of the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) at the Hamad Aquatic Centre on December 7, 2014 in Doha, Qatar.

The Australian Swim Team has finished its campaign at the 12th FINA World Short Course Championships in Doha overnight with a medal flurry – winning three silvers and a bronze, on the final day, taking their overall total to ten.

The opening canoe sprint event of the season has concluded in Adelaide following three days of racing at the West Lakes Canoe Club.

Mathew Glaetzer in action in the Men's Sprint 1/16th finals on day three of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup at the Lee Valley Velopark Velodrome on December 7, 2014 in London, England.

CYCLE: Youngster Scott Law won Australia's only medal on the closing day of the Track Cycling World Cup in London as the big guns of the team failed to fully fire.

TV camera catches the Luge action.

The new Olympic television channel is the International Olympic Committee's new baby and it needs to crawl before it can walk.

Ed Jenkins of Australia and Dan Bibby of England jump for the ball during day one of the 2014 Emirates Dubai Sevens - HSBC Sevens World Series.

The Australian Men's side has jumped up into the automatic qualification spots for the Rio Olympics in 2016 after thrilling their way to the Cup Final at the 7evens Stadium in Dubai.

Australian players form a huddle prior to the start of the International Test match between the Australian Hockeyroos and Korea at Perth Hockey Stadium on April 27, 2013 in Perth, Australia.

HOCKEY: Australia will play for the Champions Trophy against the host nation Argentina at 09:00 AEDT on Monday morning.

Australia pose prior to the AFC Women's Asian Cup Final match between Japan and Australia at Thong Nhat Stadium on May 25, 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Japan won 1-0.

Defending champions Japan gained a dream draw on Saturday for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada while Australia will face a tough group containing the United States.

AOC President John Coates speaking with media after the IOC Executive Board Meeting Monaco on 6 December 2014.

SWIMMING: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee John Coates says it’s time to “accept late night swimming finals in Rio and let’s get on with the job”.

Laurie Lawrence sharing knowledge with Kenneth To at the Road to Rio IGNITE session in Sydney on November 20, 2014,

RIO 2016: Kenneth To has had a bad run lately with illness and injury. His recovery from back surgery was boosted by the Rio IGNITE session and time with Laurie Lawrence.