Summer News

Cathy Freeman speaks to FIFA delegates and FFA officials during the FIFA Australian Inspection Tour at Stadium Australia on July 26, 2010 in Sydney, Australia.

Cathy Freeman has written about the power of sport and the sweeping reforms proposed by the IOC at Agenda 2020 to address key challenges in this modern era.

Dan Norton of England is tackled against Australia during day one of the Dubai Sevens on December 5, 2014.

RUGBY: The Australian Men's Sevens side will play Scotland in the Cup Quarter-Finals on Saturday after winning all three pool games on Day One.

Sharni Williams of Australia in action against New Zealand during the IRB Women's Sevens World Series Cup Final on December 5, 2014 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

RUGBY: The Australian Women's Sevens team has fallen agonisingly short of the Dubai Sevens title after New Zealand won the Cup Final in the last minute.

(L-R) Siobhan-Marie O'Conner of Great Britain, Katinka Hosszu of Hungary and Emily Seebohm of Australia celebrate after the Women's 100m Individual Medley Final at the World Swimming Championships (25m) at the Hamad Aquatic on December 5, 2014 in Doha, Qatar.

Olympic gold medallist Emily Seebohm has continued her stunning World Short Course Championships adding two more medals to her haul on the third night of competition

Anna Meares celebrates with her coach Gary West as she wins gold at the London Olympic Games in the Sprint event over Victoria Pendleton.

CYCLING: Anna Meares is returning to the London velodrome where she won Olympic gold two years ago as the sprint queen continues preparing for the Rio Games.

Jason Hoffman of Australia scores his teams first goal during the first 2012 London Olympic Games Asian Qualifier match against Yemen. Hoffman scored twice in the 3-0 victory.

FOOTBALL: The Olyroos' road to the Rio 2016 Games has been laid out after the Under-23 Asian Championship qualifying draw was revealed in Malaysia.

Australia competes in the Women's Teams Synchronised Swimming Free Routine final on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 10, 2012 in London, England.

SYNCHRONISED SWIMMING, DIVING: Mixed gender synchronised swimming is clear for its Olympic debut.

Aussies stay on top of pool

1 December 2014
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 Hockeyroos remain top of Pool B at the women’s Champions Trophy after a 1-1 draw with hosts and defending champions Argentina in Mendoza.

Super coach Victor Kovalenko with World Cup gold medallists Will Ryan and Mathew Belcher in Abu Dhabi on 30 November 2014.

Laser and Men’s 470 World No.1 crews Tom Burton and Mat Belcher with Will Ryan have become the first ISAF Sailing World Cup Champions at the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi

The process of planting grass begins on the Olympic Golf Course.

GOLF: A Rio de Janeiro judge on Wednesday denied a request from prosecutors to halt construction of the Olympic golf course because of environmental concerns