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Athletics Australia welcomes decision to suspend Russia

Athletics Australia welcomes decision to suspend Russia

14 November 2015

Russia was provisionally suspended from track and field over accusations of "state-sponsored" doping just nine months out from the Rio Olympics.

Olympians honoured in Cycling Australia Hall of Fame

Olympians honoured in Cycling Australia Hall of Fame

11 November 2015

Seven Olympians will be recognised as inaugural inductees to the Cycling Australia Hall of Fame.

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.

Journey To Rio - Ryan Fisher

2016 Triathlon Team announced

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.