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Olympic dreams now in the sights of karate stars

Olympic dreams now in the sights of karate stars

28 September 2015

A dream of competing on the world stage in front of family and friends is driving Australia’s next generation of Karate stars, after Tokyo 2020 organisers recommended to the IOC the sport should be included at the 2020 Games.

Tokyo 2020 proposes 18 additional events

Tokyo 2020 proposes 18 additional events

28 September 2015

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has proposed 18 additional events from five sports to the International Olympic Committee for Tokyo 2020.

Skateboarding takes leap towards Tokyo 2020

Skateboarding takes leap towards Tokyo 2020

28 September 2015

Skateboarding is set to hit new heights in Australia after the sport took a giant leap towards joining the Olympic programme for the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Softball & baseball nearing Games return

Softball & baseball nearing Games return

28 September 2015

Every weekend more than 100,000 Australians turn up to their local oval to play baseball or softball.

Fanning confident of Olympic success for surfing stars

Fanning confident of Olympic success for surfing stars

28 September 2015

Three-time World Champion Mick Fanning is confident Australia’s surfing superstars can climb to the top of the Olympic podium if the sport is to make its debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Tokyo set to propose new sports for 2020 Games

Tokyo set to propose new sports for 2020 Games

24 September 2015

Eight sports remain in the running to be added to the world’s most prestigious sporting event, the Olympic Games.

Jan Stirling inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame

Jan Stirling inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame

22 September 2015

Jan Stirling has become the fourth Australian, the third female coach and the tenth coach overall inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame in a ceremony held in Lille, France.

Five cities in the running to host 2024 Summer Olympics

Five cities in the running to host 2024 Summer Olympics

16 September 2015

The International Olympic Committee has announced a very strong field of candidates for the Olympic Games 2024.

Rome formally bids for the 2024 Summer Olympics

Rome formally bids for the 2024 Summer Olympics

14 September 2015

Rome has formally submitted its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

Lindsay Gaze inducted into Naismith Hall of Fame

Lindsay Gaze inducted into Naismith Hall of Fame

13 September 2015

Lindsay Gaze has been inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.

YOG Village awaits Aussie athlete's arrival

Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games