One of Australia’s most consistent performers at major championships, Dani Stevens (nee Samuels), will start her season at the 2017 New South Wales track and field championships this weekend at Sydney Olympic Park.
Australia debuted at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan this week and, according to AOC President John Coates, it is just the beginning of Australia’s increasing involvement in Asia.
Softball Australia has partnered with USA’s National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) for the 2017 season and beyond for eight elite Australian women’s softball athletes to play for the Chicago Bandits franchise.
Rio Olympian Amy Cure (TAS) made Sunday a golden day for Australia as she claimed two gold medals to complete the Cali round of the 2016-17 Tissot UCI Track World Cup series.
London is calling for Dane Bird-Smith (Qld) and Regan Lamble (Vic) after they won gold at the Oceania & Australian 20km Race Walking Championships in Adelaide (SA) to ensure their start at the IAAF World Championships.
Two-time Olympic medallist Jessica Fox has posted one of her best runs ever on her local Penrith course to win the women’s K1 canoe slalom gold at the Australian Open, adding to the C1 title she won 24 hours earlier.
The Aussie Spirit squad will take the next step in their long journey towards Tokyo 2020 when they travel to Japan for a high-level tournament in April.
Police are hoping to reunite a number of Olympic and Commonwealth Games uniforms with their rightful owner after they were found in a stolen car on the Gold Coast.
There is never a more appropriate time for a world class event to land on Australian shores than at the start of a new Olympic cycle.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games
Did you know?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).
Did you know?
Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.