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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.

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.

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Qantas Welcome Home Ceremony

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