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.
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.
CYCLING-BMX: Caroline Buchanan has been crowned UCI BMX Supercross World Cup series champion edging out Olympic champion Mariana Pajon by a substantial margin to add to the series title she won in 2012.
BASKETBALL: Huge injury blows have hurt Australia's hopes at the women's basketball world championship but not their ambition.
Four-time Olympian Cadel Evans has announced he'll retire from cycling in early 2015 bringing the end to the career of Australia's greatest road cyclist.
AWARDS: Seven superb athletes have been nominated for “The Don” Award, for Australia's most inspiring athlete, and Olympians dominate the list.
SAILING: Australia won two bronze medals on the final day of the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain, bringing the overall Australian medal tally to four – including one gold (470M), one silver (Laser) and two bronze (49er, Nacra17).
CANOE/KAYAK: Jessica Fox has created history winning gold in the K1W and C1W events at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Deep Creek, USA.
RIO 2016: Games organisers have unveiled ticket pricing aimed at making attendance "as affordable as possible," with Australian residents encouraged to register their interest.
VOLLEYBALL: Australia has had a disappointing finish to its 2014 Volleyball World Championships campaign, beaten by Italy in the battle to avoid the wooden spoon in their second round group.