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Cathy Freeman wins prestigious IOC Award

Cathy Freeman wins prestigious IOC Award

11 November 2015

Sydney 2000 Olympic Champion Cathy Freeman has been awarded the IOC Women and Sport Award for the Oceania region, for her works through her Foundation.

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.

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.

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

IAAF scandal 'worse than FIFA': report

IAAF scandal 'worse than FIFA': report

8 November 2015

ATHLETICS: The scale of doping corruption and money-laundering within athletics dwarfs the financial scandals engulfing FIFA, according to the author of a new wide-ranging report into track and field backed by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Olympic medals dumped in Melbourne rubbish

Olympic medals dumped in Melbourne rubbish

6 November 2015

MEDALS: A bronze Olympic medal worth thousands of dollars and other Olympic memorabilia have been found in rubbish outside a Melbourne home.

Australian and Cuban Olympic Committees sign co-operation agreement

Australian and Cuban Olympic Committees sign co-operation agreement

29 October 2015

The Australian and Cuban Olympic Committees have signed a historic co-operation agreement that will see both parties share insights to aid the development of Olympic athletes and coaches.

Olympic gold not tarnished despite ban

Olympic gold not tarnished despite ban

28 October 2015

Australian Canoeing believes Tate Smith's two-year doping ban won't tarnish the K4 gold medal success from the 2012 Olympic Games.

Solid start for alpine speedsters

Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games