Summer News

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach attends the Men's Luge Singles on Day 2 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

IOC: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach got very much into the spirit of Olympic Day today, addressing over 1,000 runners in a 5.2 km run before hosting Olympic Day celebrations at the IOC headquarters, where he called on people around the world to get physically active and enjoy the benefits of leading healthy lifestyles.

Australia fans cheer as players look on after their 3-0 defeat during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Australia and Spain at Arena da Baixada on June 23, 2014 in Curitiba, Brazil.

FOOTBALL: Australia signed off from the World Cup with a 3-0 loss to a classy Spain thanks to goals from A-League bound David Villa, Fernando Torres and Juan Mata.

Sally Kehoe and Olympia Aldersey of Australia look exhausted after winning the Womens Double Sculls race during the Rowing World Cup at the Sydney International Rowing Centre on March 30, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

ROWING: The victors of World Rowing Cup I, Sally Kehoe and Olympia Aldersey, continued their winning ways yesterday by securing gold for Australia in the final of the Women’s Double Sculls at World Rowing Cup II in Aiguebelette, France.

Australia's male volleyball team returns to the World League for the first time since 1999 in a match against Belgium.

VOLLEYBALL: The Australian men's volleyball team has come from two sets to love down to pull off a stunning victory over Canada in their World League match in Edmonton.

Rosalyn Lawrence wins gold in the World Cup C1W final in Prague in June 2014.

CANOE/KAYAK - SLALOM: Rosalyn Lawrence has won gold in in the C1W final at the third ICF canoe slalom World Cup in Prague.

Billy Miller looks to pass in the Men's Classification 7th-8th place match between the United States and Australia on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Water Polo Arena on August 12, 2012 in London, England.

WATER POLO: Match reports from the FINA World League Super Final in Dubai where the Australian men's team is in action.

Ric Charlesworth, coach of Australia looks on during the match between Australia and the Netherlands during day two of the Champions Trophy on December 2, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.

HOCKEY: Following the Kookaburras’ World Cup triumph in The Hague on Sunday, National Coach Ric Charlesworth has decided not to lead the Australian’s men’s hockey team at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next month.

Australian rowers prepare for the National Rowing Selection Trials at Penrith International Regatta Centre on March 27, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

ROWING: The Australian Rowing Team has arrived in Aiguebelette, France ahead of World Rowing Cup II which takes place from Friday 20 June to Sunday 22 June.

Warren Potent shoots his way to Silver at the Maribor World Cup in Slovenia in June 2014.

SHOOTING: 2008 Olympic bronze medallist Warren Potent has finally broken through, winning a silver medal in the Men’s Rifle Prone event, overnight in Slovenia.

IOC Executive Board Meeting Dec 2012

IOC: The 14 Working Groups that will help frame some of the key recommendations for the Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, will meet this week at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne.