Summer News

Brendan Sexton competes in the running stage of the Men's Triathlon event at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Hyde Park which was won by Alistair Brownlee of Team GB on August 7, 2012 in London, England.

TRIATHLON: There was plenty of fierce racing across the weekend, with Australia well represented in the top 10 of the men's and women's events at the Mooloolaba Triathlon.

Sally Pearson crosses the finish line to win the Womens 100m race during the Sydney Track Classic at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on March 15, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

ATHLETICS: An enthralled crowd of almost 5,000 people have been entertained at the Sydney Track Classic tonight, with great racing on track shining alongside outstanding Commonwealth Games A-Standard performances in the field.

Athletes cross the finish line while competing in the Womens Under 18's 100m event during the Australian Junior Athletics Championships at Sydney Olympic Park on March 16, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

ATHLETICS: Australia has a new national record from the Australian Junior Athletics Championships, with Gabriella O’Grady, Jessica Thornton, Sam Geddes and Audrey Kyriacou combining to eclipse the girl’s under 18 4x100m relay record set way back in 1979.

TRIATHLON: Australian triathletes know they face a step up in class with a host of big name international’s sure to keep them honest in Saturday’s opening Triathlon World Cup race of the season in Mooloolaba, QLD.

Dani Samuels of Australia poses during an Athletics Australia Olympic Media Day at Tonbridge Training Camp, 2012 in Tonbridge, England.

ATHLETICS: Discus champion Dani Samuels has announced she will also contest shot put at the Commonwealth Games, the first time she has done so at a major event since 2006.

Emma Twigg of New Zealand (silver), Kim Crow of Australia (gold), Mirka Knapkova of Czech Republic (bronze) pose with their medals after the Women's Single Sculls final during day eight of the 2013 World Rowing Championships on September 1, 2013 in Chungju, South Korea.

ROWING: Sydney's World Cup rowing regatta has received a major boost with Olympic champion Mirka Knapkova arriving for a showdown with Australia's sculling queen Kim Crow.

David Guest dives for the ball during a men's pool hockey match at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

HOCKEY: Australia’s under 18 boys will compete at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, after finishing second at the qualifying event in Vanuatu on Tuesday.

Australian thrower Matt Denny heaving the hammer over 79 metres to an Australian Record.

ATHLETICS: The ever-developing Australian Junior Athletics Championships will reach a very positive new milestone when competition gets underway at Sydney Olympic Park tomorrow, as more than 2000 athletes prepare to compete.

SWIMMING: The first Australian Olympic medallist from the Gold Coast, Greg Brough, has passed away on Sunday at the age of 63.

The Spirit players celebrate their win during the WNBL Grand Final match between Bendigo Spirit and Townsville Fire at Bendigo Stadium on March 9, 2014 in Bendigo, Australia.

BASKETBALL: Superstar import Kelsey Griffin and peerless veteran Kristi Harrower starred as Bendigo clinched back-to-back WNBL titles with a 94-83 home grand final win over Townsville on Sunday.