Summer News

Australian paddler Jessica Fox celebrates winning the K1W at the 2014 World Championships at Deep Creek, USA. Fox also won the C1W at the event to win the historic double and defend her C1W world title from 2013.

CANOE/KAYAK: Jessica Fox has created history winning gold in the K1W and C1W events at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Deep Creek, USA.

Liz Cambage #14 of Australia looks to move the ball in the post in the first half against Tina Charles #14 of United States during the Women's Basketball semifinal on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena.

BASKETBALL: Injury has ruled Australian basketball star Liz Cambage out of the World Championship in a massive blow for the women's national team and the London Olympian.

Fox wins back to back C1W Gold

21 September 2014
Australian Jess Fox on her way to defending her C1 title at the 2014 World Championships in Deep Creek, USA.

CANOE/KAYAK: Jessica Fox has made it back to back C1W world titles, taking gold on day three of the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Deep Creek, USA.

Australian 470 World Champions Will Ryan and Mat Belcher celebrate victory at the 2014 ISAF World Championships at Santader, Spain on Saturday 20 September 2014.

SAILING: Olympic Champion Mat Belcher writes sailing history by making it five titles in a row and Australia has now qualified six boat classes for Rio 2016.

Members of the Australian Canoeing Team (minus Jess Fox) for the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Deep Creek, USA.

CANOE/KAYAK - SLALOM: Australian athletes performed well in the early stages of the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships giving plenty of medal hopes ahead of the medal rounds.

ASADA Statement

19 September 2014
A doping test is undertaken in laboratory.

ASADA: Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) welcomes the judgment delivered today by Justice Middleton in the matter of Essendon Football Club and James Albert Hird v The Chief Executive Officer of ASADA.

Burton sails to silver

19 September 2014
Tom Burton (NSW) claimed Australia’s first medal of the ISAF Sailing World Championships – a silver – in the Laser class on Thursday (18 September).

SAILING: Tom Burton claimed Australia’s first medal of the ISAF Sailing World Championships – a silver – in the Laser class on Thursday. In other Australian results, defending World Champions Mat Belcher and Will Ryan took the lead in the Men’s 470 fleet in Santander, Spain, while Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen moved into third in the 49er class.

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

GOLF: The future of the golf course under construction for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 is unclear after the city of Rio and the course developer - both defendants in a lawsuit - failed to agree to changes proposed by a Brazilian court.

Jessica Fox of Australia competes during the Womens Kayak Single (K1) Slalom heats on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England.

CANOE/KAYAK - SLALOM: Only a handful of the top paddlers contest both the women’s C1 and K1 events, and Fox is determined to prove she can do both. No woman has ever won both titles at a senior World Championship level.

Australian sports fans in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the FIFA Football World Cup in July 2014.

RIO 2016: Games organisers have unveiled ticket pricing aimed at making attendance "as affordable as possible," with Australian residents encouraged to register their interest.