Summer News

Jessica Fox of Australia competes during the Womens Kayak Single (K1) Slalom heats on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England.

CANOE/KAYAK: Olympic silver medallist Jessica Fox will lead a team of 11 Australians at the opening Canoe Slalom World Cup of the year at the Lee Valley course outside of London.

Kimberley Mickle of Australia competes in the Women's Javelin final during Day Nine of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium on August 18, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Mickle won the silver and her teammate Kathryn Mitchell was fifth.

ATHLETICS: The IAAF World Championships silver medallist Kim Mickle has placed third in the women’s javelin at Round 4 of the IAAF Diamond League in Rome.

A member of Auburn Tigers cheer team waves a flag during their game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Jordan-Hare Stadium on November 30, 2013 in Auburn, Alabama.

SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team will hold staging camps in the USA at Auburn University ahead of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio.

Kim Mickle competes in the Women's Javelin during the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge at Olympic Park on March 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson will square off against the woman who succeeded her as world champion and Kim Mickle takes on the Olympic javelin champion in Rome

Team Australia's new AC45 catamaran speeds over the water during its first outing on Sydney Harbour on March 6, 2014. Olympic champion Mathew Belcher was named on March 6 as skipper of Australia's America's Cup entrant as the country looks to win the prestigious Auld Mug for the first time since 1983.

SAILING: The America's Cup has shaken and stirred the rules for the 2017 regatta.

Mercy Cherono of Kenya (R) and Zoe Buckman of Australia compete in the Women's 1500 metres during the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge at Olympic Park on March 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

ATHLETICS: World championships finalist Zoe Buckman took advantage of a super-fast 1500m at the Diamond League meet in Oregon to improve her personal best and consolidate her position as the third-fastest Australian over the distance.

Richie Campbell of Australia in action during the Men's Preliminary Round match between Spain and Australia on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

WATER POLO: The Australian men’s water polo team have come away with the bronze medal at the FINA World League Intercontinental Cup in Shanghai, China after a 16-8 victory over host nation China.

Danielle Prince of Australia performs her Rope routine in the Rhythmic Gymnastics team final and individual qualifying round during day nine of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 12, 2010 in Delhi, India.

GYMNASTICS: Danielle Prince is looking forward to playing the senior role in the Australian rhythmic gymnastics team at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Ivo Dos Santos competes against Colin Oates of Great Britain in the Men's -66 kg Judo on Day two of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 29, 2012 in London, England.

JUDO: Two teenagers have been named in the line-up to represent Australia in judo at the Commonwealth Games following the sport's 12-year absence from the competition.

Michael Rogers leads riders up Mount Buningyong Road during the 2012 Cycling Australia Road National Championships on January 8, 2012 in Buninyong, Australia.

CYCLING: Nairo Quintana virtually clinched the Giro d'Italia title Saturday with a strong ride up the demanding Monte Zoncolan, while Michael Rogers benefited from a fan interruption to post his second stage victory of the race.