Olympic medallists and Australian sporting heroes are touring Victoria this week to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games.
Australian athletes who won medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will receive over a million dollars in funding from the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).
The Aussie women dominated against the Black Sticks winning the match 6 – 0, before the men's side went on to secure another victory over the Kiwis 4 – 2
Swimming Australia has announced that Hancock Prospecting and the Georgina Hope Swimmers Foundation have extended their Principal Partnership with Swimming Australia for a further four years.
A youthful seven-rider Australia team wrapped up round two of the 2016/17 Track World Cup series in Apeldoorn on Sunday gaining crucial experience on the world stage.
The Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team has won the 2016 Oceania 7s Women’s Championship in Fiji on Saturday, defeating the hosts in the Final 31-0. The Aussie 7s Men’s team finished the men’s Cup in third position defeating Papua New Guinea 25-5.
In breach of the Olympic Charter and for the first and only time in history, except for a slight exception in 1920, the 1956 Olympics Games were held in two countries.
Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra
Eat Like A Champ - Lunchbox series
Did you know?
Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.