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Rowing Australia renames Training Centre in honour of Reinhold Batschi

Rowing Australia renames Training Centre in honour of Reinhold Batschi

23 October 2015

Rowing Australia has officially renamed its National Training Centre in Canberra after former Olympic rowing coach Reinhold Batschi OAM.

Day honored with The Don award

Day honored with The Don award

22 October 2015

Jason Day's sensational 2015 season and his climb to No. 1 in the world have been acknowledged with his victory in The Don award at the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

ISA delighted by natural ocean waves recommendation

ISA delighted by natural ocean waves recommendation

22 October 2015

The International Surfing Association has welcomed the news that Tokyo 2020 has recommended that Surfing take place on natural ocean waves if it is included.

Miles Stewart appointed as new CEO of Triathlon Australia

Miles Stewart appointed as new CEO of Triathlon Australia

1 October 2015

Sydney Olympian and former ITU World Champion Miles Stewart has been appointed the new CEO of Triathlon Australia

Step closer for five Olympic sports

Step closer for five Olympic sports

28 September 2015

Five Olympic sports have been proposed by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee for the 2020 Games.

Climbing towards Olympic glory

Climbing towards Olympic glory

28 September 2015

Interest in Sport Climbing is set to rise to unparalleled levels in Australia after the sport edged closer to making its Olympic debut in 2020.

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.

Boxers ready to rumble in Rio

Inside the Rio Athletes' Village and the Edge

Did you know?

Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.