The United States will defend their Olympic rugby crown next year after defeating Canada 21-5 on Sunday to seal their tickets to Rio de Janeiro, where the sport is returning after a 92-year absence.
FOOTBALL: The Australian women's football team's World Cup campaign is well and truly alive as a double from Kyah Simon gave them a crucial 2-0 victory over Nigeria at Winnipeg Stadium on Saturday morning.
VOLLEYBALL: The Australian men’s team has recorded one of the biggest wins in its history, shocking Italy 3-0 in front of a capacity Italian crowd in Jesolo.
Some of Australia’s best BMX riders will hit the track in Utah this weekend for the Great Salt Lake Nationals with Sam Willoughby, Caroline Buchanan, Anthony Dean and Lauren Reynolds all confirmed starters.
Australia is expecting a vastly different Italian team to take to the courts this weekend in Italy than the side that beat the Volleyroos two-nil in Adelaide a fortnight ago.
ATHLETICS: A personal best in the women’s 1500m to Melissa Duncan (Vic) has seen the 25-year-old stake her maiden claim for selection to the Australian team bound for the Beijing 2015 World Championships.
ATHLETICS: Buoyed by podium finishes at three consecutive instalments of the IAAF Diamond League, the Commonwealth champion Dani Samuels has arrived home in Australia to continue her preparation for the IAAF World Championships.