Summer News

Christian Sprenger of Australia celebrates winning the Swimming Men's 100m Breaststroke Final at the FINA World Championships on July 29, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: Reigning world-champion breaststroker Christian Sprenger is determined to shake off a major shoulder injury in time for what will likely be his last Olympic Games.

Australian rowers prepare for the National Rowing Selection Trials at Penrith International Regatta Centre on March 27, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

ROWING: Rowing Australia today announced the appointment of Olympic silver medallist Rob Scott as Chairman of Rowing Australia. The dual Olympian will be accompanied by Flavia Gobbo as Deputy Chairman.

Tom Burton wins bronze at the Sailing World Cup in Qingdao in October 2014.

SAILING: The all conquering 470 class combination of Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan added to their overflowing trophy cabinet on Friday, winning male sailor of the year at the 2014 Yachting Australia awards. Meanwhile Tom Burton (NSW) finished third in the Laser fleet at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Qingdao (14-18 October), China.

AOC President John Coates in Sydney after returning from Buenos Aires where he was elected IOC Vice President.

AOC: Australia's Olympics chief John Coates believes delaying the adoption of a world anti-drugs policy could put at risk the nation's participation in major sports events.

Warren Potent celebrates becoming the 50m Rifle Prone World Champion at the 2014 World Championships in Granada, Spain on 11 September 2014.

SHOOTING: World number one rifle shooter Warren Potent and young Trap shooters Catherine Skinner and Laetisha Scanlan have been invited to the ISSF World Cup Final

RIO 2016: The AIS today launched the most significant athlete wellbeing program in its history to make sure Australia's top athletes are given the best possible access to education and information to manage their actions and decisions in sport and life.

(L-R) Silver medallist Stephanie Morton and Gold medallist Anna Meares of Australia and bronze medalist Jess Varnish of England celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 500m Time Trial on day one of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

CYCLING - TRACK: The 2014 Oceania Track Cycling Champions produced some interesting results for Australian riders pedaling towards Rio 2016.

Kerri Pottharst of Australia in action with partner Natalie Cook on their way to winning the final over Summer Lochowicz and Kylie Gerlic of Canada during the Peters Ice Cream Beach Volleyball Tour at Manly Beach in Sydney, Australia on December 22, 2002.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Beach volleyball great Kerri Pottharst has won a long-running battle to have the sport returned to Sydney's Manly beach.

The Women's team qualifies 8th into the 2014 World Championship team final in Nanning, China.

GYMNASTICS: The Australian Women’s Gymnastics team- minus former World Champion Lauren Mitchell due to injury- finished 7th in the team event at the 2014 World Championships in Nanning, China.

Ed Jenkins of Australia takes line-out during the 2014 Gold Coast Sevens quarter-final match between Australia and South Africa at at Cbus Super Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Gold Coast, Australia.

RUGBY: Australian Men's Rugby Sevens Head Coach Geraint John was left to lament indifferent decision-making at crucial times as their Gold Coast Sevens campaign ended on a low note on Sunday.

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