Summer News

Matthew Mitcham has won a silver medal in his return to international diving.

Steve Hooker hugs BK after winning gold in the pole vault at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Steve Hooker would love to have been the man to finally consign one of pole vault supremo Sergey Bubka's world records to the history books.

Tiana Penitani of Australia makes a break to score a try in the Women's Rugby Sevens during day three of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival at St Ignatius College on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

Winning an Olympic gold medal is an even greater priority for 2016 than Test match rugby.

(L-R) Guzel Khubbieva of Uzbekistan, Melissa Breen of Australia and Debbie Ferguson-Mckenzie of the Bahamas compete in the Women's 100m Round 1 Heats on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England.

Melissa Breen of the ACT is the new Australian 100m record holder

Anna Meares of Australia in action in race one of the Women's Sprint Quarter Finals on day two of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup at Manchester Veledrome on November 2, 2013 in Manchester, England.

Anna Meares will go into her first world track cycling championships in two years with a simple philosophy - to win.

World class coach recruited

6 February 2014
Rachel Bugg (L) and Loudy Wiggins (R) compete during the Women's Synchronised 10m Platform Diving on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

Diving's quest for Rio 2016 glory has received a huge boost, with the recruitment of a world-class International coach and a major expansion of the sport’s High Performance program.

Thomas Whalan #9 looks to pass in the Men's Water polo quarterfinal match between Australia and Serbia on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Water Polo Arena on August 8, 2012 in London, England.

The Australian Men's Water Polo team have scored a massive upset over 2012 Olympic gold medallists Croatia.

Olympic star Jared Tallent was sensationally disqualified from the national 20km race walk with the title almost in his grasp.

Athletes compete in 3v3 Basketball at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

The international basketball federation has renewed hope the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics could stage its street-inspired 3-on-3 game.