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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.

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.

Triathlon selection announcement

2016 Triathlon Team announced

Did you know?

Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.