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Vale Sarah Tait

Vale Sarah Tait

3 March 2016

Champion rower, Sarah Tait, has lost her battle with cancer and passed away.

IOC praises cities for their Olympics bids

IOC praises cities for their Olympics bids

18 February 2016

The IOC has praised the four cities bidding for the 2024 Olympics for relying on existing and temporary facilities to cut costs.

APN Outdoor joins the Australian Olympic Team Partner Family

APN Outdoor joins the Australian Olympic Team Partner Family

1 February 2016

APN Outdoor joins the Australian Olympic Team Partner Family announcing long term partnership today in Sydney.

IOC issues Zika advisory warning

IOC issues Zika advisory warning

29 January 2016

The IOC will issue an advisory note this week following the outbreak of the Zika virus which is spreading rapidly across South America.

Health of Rio Team paramount

Health of Rio Team paramount

27 January 2016

The AOC has a clear and unequivocal focus on the safety and welfare of members of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team.

Volleyball stars and NSW Premier launch Volleyfest at Manly

Volleyball stars and NSW Premier launch Volleyfest at Manly

18 January 2016

NSW Premier, Mike Baird, joined past and present at Manly Beach to launch the biggest beach volleyball event in Australia since the Sydney Olympics.

Life bans for senior athletics trio

Life bans for senior athletics trio

8 January 2016

The former head of Russian athletics Valentin Balakhnichev, the country's former head coach Aleksey Melnikov, and Papa Massata Diack, the son of the former IAAF President Lamine Diack, have all been banned from the sport for life over corruption charges.

Vale Maurice Grace

Vale Maurice Grace

21 December 2015

The Australian Olympic Committee was saddened to learn of the passing of Australian Olympic Coach and Oarsman Maurice Grace.

Perth to bid for World Junior Athletics

Perth to bid for World Junior Athletics

10 December 2015

ATHLETICS: The IAAF have confirmed Perth will bid to host next year's World Junior Athletics Championships after the event was taken away from Russia.

Russian Athletics accepts

Russian Athletics accepts "full" doping ban

27 November 2015

DOPING: Russia has accepted its "full suspension" from world athletics over widespread doping without even requesting a hearing, the IAAF says.

Weekly Wrap - 30 May 2016

2016 Triathlon Team announced

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).