Summer News

The entrance to Espaco Rio, which will be transformed as The Edge for the Australian Olympic Team during the Rio Olympic Games. It is located a short distance from the Rio 2016 Athletes' Village.

RIO 2016: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has a new home in Rio de Janeiro- The Edge.

Head coach Aurelio Vidmar controls the ball during an Olyroos training session at Leichhardt Oval on September 16, 2010 in Sydney, Australia.

FOOTBALL: Olyroos Head Coach Aurelio Vidmar today named a 22-man squad to play high profile matches against Brazil, China PR and Korea Republic in a Four-Nation International Friendly tournament in Wuhan, China from 14-18 November 2014.

Rio medals will be recycled

5 November 2014
It’s what all the athletes going to the Youth Olympic Games are dreaming of, the Nanjing 2014 medal...

RIO 2016: The Brazilian Mint will produce the objects most desired by the world's top athletes in the next few years – the medals that will be awarded at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Commonwealth Games medallist Emma McKeon looks on after the Women's 100m Butterfly Final on day two of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

SWIMMING: The best swimmers from across Australia will come together at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre in Adelaide for the 2014 Australian Short Course Championships.

Vale Jackie Fairweather

4 November 2014
Krishna Stanton of Australia, (102) Kerryn McCann of Australia and (101) Jackie Gallagher of Australia celebrater a 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the women's Marathon at City of Manchester Stadium during the 2002 Commonwealth Games, Manchester, England on July 28, 2002.

TRIATHLON/ ATHLETICS: The Australian Olympic Committee mourns the passing of Jackie Fairweather (née Gallagher), who represented Australia at the highest level in Triathlon and then Athletics.

Aaron Royle and Ashleigh Gentle emerge victorious after winning the 2014 Noosa Triathlon on Sunday November 2.

TRIATHLON: Overcoming two gut-wrenching 2014 failures, Aaron Royle believes his emotional Noosa Triathlon title defence has set the platform for a breakthrough 2015.

Lucas Neill of Australia (centre) poses with John Boultbee, FFA Chairman Frank Lowy, CEO Ben Buckley and Phil Wolanski after winning the 2010 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifying match between the Australian and Japan at the MCG on June 17, 2009.

World class sports administrator John Boultbee has been appointed Director of High Performance to lead Australia's Volleyroos and Beach Volleyroos to Rio 2016.

2014 Hockey Award Winners

30 October 2014
Mark Knowles poses during an Australian Men's Kookaburras hockey portrait session at AIS in 2012.

HOCKEY: Hockey Australia crowned its top athletes at a glamorous awards night at the Aviary in Perth on Wednesday with the announcement of its Player of the Year, Top Goal Scorer and Player of the World Cup awards.

Blake Gaudry of Australia competes on the Men's Trampoline during Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 3.

GYMNASTICS - TRAMPOLINE: 2012 Olympian, Blake Gaudry will lead a team of Australia’s best trampoline athletes as they bounce into Daytona Beach, USA, to compete in the 2014 Trampoline and Tumbling World Championships when they kick off next week.

(L-R) Adam Gibson, Naomi Flood, Murray Stewart, Libby Trickett, Kynan Maley, Sarah Tait and Lauren Jackson of the Australian Olympic team pose during the official unveiling of the Australian 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony uniform at Quay restaurant on May 3, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

AOT: Sportscraft has been announced as the Official Supplier of Opening Ceremony and formal uniforms to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team, designing the symbolic apparel for Australia's most accomplished athletes for the 7th time.