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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.

Australian and Cuban Olympic Committees sign co-operation agreement

Australian and Cuban Olympic Committees sign co-operation agreement

29 October 2015

The Australian and Cuban Olympic Committees have signed a historic co-operation agreement that will see both parties share insights to aid the development of Olympic athletes and coaches.

Olympic gold not tarnished despite ban

Olympic gold not tarnished despite ban

28 October 2015

Australian Canoeing believes Tate Smith's two-year doping ban won't tarnish the K4 gold medal success from the 2012 Olympic Games.

Olympic gold medallist Tate Smith receives two-year sports ban

Olympic gold medallist Tate Smith receives two-year sports ban

28 October 2015

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today welcomed the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to impose a two-year sporting ban on Olympic gold medallist, Tate Smith.

Olympian Natalie Cook appointed to World Olympians Association Board

Olympian Natalie Cook appointed to World Olympians Association Board

28 October 2015

Five-time Australian Olympian Natalie Cook has been appointed to the World Olympians Association Board as a representative of the Oceania Region.

Australian Medallists of the Rio Games

Qantas Welcome Home Ceremony

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Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.