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Rome formally bids for the 2024 Summer Olympics

Rome formally bids for the 2024 Summer Olympics

14 September 2015

Rome has formally submitted its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

Lindsay Gaze inducted into Naismith Hall of Fame

Lindsay Gaze inducted into Naismith Hall of Fame

13 September 2015

Lindsay Gaze has been inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.

 Sydney 2000 – the time of our lives 15 years ago

Sydney 2000 – the time of our lives 15 years ago

13 September 2015

15 years on from Sydney 2000 we reflect on the joy and excitement of hosting the Olympic Games and the lasting memories generated on and off the field of play.

John Coates - Sydney 2000 anniversary

John Coates - Sydney 2000 anniversary

13 September 2015

John Coates writes about his memories of Sydney 2000, as this week marks the 15 year anniversary.

Peace, love and the Sydney Olympics

Peace, love and the Sydney Olympics

11 September 2015

If you had to nominate the iconic moment of the Sydney Olympics, it would be hard to argue against Cathy Freeman sprinting to gold after months of intense pressure.

Sydney Olympic legacy up with best: Coates

Sydney Olympic legacy up with best: Coates

11 September 2015

John Coates knows he's biased. But Australia's Olympic heavyweight reckons the legacy of the 2000 Sydney Olympics is, like the Games themselves, the best.

Michellie Jones, Emma Snowsill and Peter Robertson inducted into the ITU Hall of Fame

Michellie Jones, Emma Snowsill and Peter Robertson inducted into the ITU Hall of Fame

8 September 2015

The International Triathlon Union has announced seven inductees for the second annual Hall of Fame including Australian athletes Michellie Jones, Emma Snowsill and Peter Robertson

Pekli's life in judo far from over

Pekli's life in judo far from over

4 September 2015

Ask Maria Pekli if she foresees a day when she no longer has anything to do with judo, and she laughs.

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers receives bronze medal

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers receives bronze medal

1 September 2015

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers has been presented with his 2004 Olympic bronze medal from the men’s individual time trial, 11 years after the event.

Nanjing athletes excelling one year on

Nanjing athletes excelling one year on

16 August 2015

One year on from the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, Young Ambassador Jessica Fox and Chef de Mission Susie O'Neill look back with fond memories.

Journey to Rio - Taylor Worth

2016 Triathlon Team announced

Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.