Summer News

Australia fans cheer as players look on after their 3-0 defeat during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Australia and Spain at Arena da Baixada on June 23, 2014 in Curitiba, Brazil.

IOC: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today received strong support from Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for the successful delivery of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Emma Snowsill celebrates after taking the gold medal in the women's triathlon on Day 10 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

TRIATHLON: Australia's sole Olympic triathlon champion Emma Snowsill has officially called time on her storied career.

Caroline Buchanan of Australia celebrates winning the Womens Elite Final during day five of the UCI BMX World Championships at Vector Arena on July 28, 2013 in Auckland, New Zealand.

CYCLING - BMX: Two years on from her London Olympics misstep, BMX world champion Caroline Buchanan is dominating the world racing circuit.

The Australian Volleyball Team lines up to play Canada during the 2014 World League Series in Sydney.

VOLLEYBALL: Volleyball superstar Aidan Zingel wants to make the most of Australia's first World League appearance in 15 years.

Dani Samuels competes in the Women's Discus Throw Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

Australian discus thrower Dani Samuels has thrown over 67 metres for the third time this year to finish second at the IAAF Diamond League.

James Magnussen of Australia celebrates winning the 100m Freestyle at the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 1, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

World swimming champion James Magnussen will head to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games full of confidence.

Aidan Zingel #1 and Igor Yudin #6 block a shot from Great Britain during Men's Volleyball on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Earls Court on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

VOLLEYBALL: The Australian men's volleyball team have recorded their first World League clean sweep.

Kim Mickle competes in the Women's Javelin during the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge at Olympic Park on March 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

Ultra-consistent Australian Kim Mickle has claimed yet another podium finish at the Diamond League.

Drew Ginn and Duncan Free celebrate the gold medal in the men's pair at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

Australia's most successful Olympic rower Drew Ginn has received world rowing's highest honour.

A life-changing fortnight at the All England Club has given Nick Kyrgios belief he can one day become a Wimbledon champion.