HOCKEY: The Hockeyroos will welcome back a number of familiar faces as they head to Europe for next month’s Investec Hockey World League in London with the aim of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup. The 20 athlete squad strikes a strong balance of experience and youth with seven athletes also eligible for the U21s and July’s Junior World Cup.
ATHLETICS: More Australians than ever will battle it out in the marathon at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow (RUS) after Athletics Australia today confirmed the selection of an additional six charges to compete in one of the toughest events in sport.
ATHLETICS: Queenslander Genevieve Lacaze will compete in the women’s 3000m steeplechase at the IAAF World Championships after running 9:37.62, an IAAF World Championships A-Qualifier, to win at the Ponce Grand Prix in Ponce (PUR) yesterday.
RUGBY SEVENS: The Qantas Women’s Sevens have finished seventh at the Amsterdam Sevens to claim fifth spot overall in the inaugural IRB Women’s Sevens World Series.
CYCLING-MOUNTAIN BIKE: Australia's London 2012 Mountain Bike Olympians have both stood on top of the podium at the opening Mountain Bike World Cup event of the season in Albstadt, Germany.
CANOE/KAYAK-SPRINT: The final day of the 2013 ICF World Cup 2 has concluded in Racice, Czech Republic, with Australia taking home two gold medals and two silver medals on the final day, with Wallace siblings Ken and Bernadette the stars.
BASKETBALL: Brendan Joyce has been announced by Basketball Australia as head coach of the Australian Opals women's basketball team
WATER POLO: Australia has completed a clean sweep of their six games in the women’s FINA World League Asia / Oceania qualifying tournament in Auckland with a 15-7 victory over New Zealand.
IOC: The United States, Iran and Russia on Tuesday forged an unlikely heavyweight alliance to keep the ancient sport of wrestling in the Olympic Games.
ATHLETICS: Reigning world and Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson is unlikely to race again until July after re-injuring her hamstring.