The next time an Australian Olympic Team marches in an Olympic Opening Ceremony will be in exactly 12 months, at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.
ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson (Qld.) has won her highly anticipated Australian Athletics Tour showdown with rival sprinter Melissa Breen (ACT).
Michael Scott is finishing as Swimming Australia Director of Performance to take up the role of CEO with Rowing Australia.
BASKETBALL: Canberra's WNBL finals hopes have been dealt a big blow with Lauren Jackson ruled out for the remainder of the season with further knee problems.
ATHLETICS: The Canberra Track Classic will play host to the 100m rematch of Sally Pearson and Melissa Breen.
Woolworths, the fresh food people, have signed on to be the Official Supermarket of the Australian Olympic Team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
AOC: A distinguished career that spanned 70 years has ended with the passing of journalist, foreign correspondent, editor, author and Olympic historian, Harry Gordon.
FREESTYLE SKIING: Laura Peel has become the first Australian to win a gold medal in the aerials at the freestyle skiing world championships since Alisa Camplin 12 years ago.
CYCLING: Australian coach, Sian Mulholland, has been awarded the International Olympic Committee’s Women in Sport award for the Oceania region.
TOKYO: Softball and baseball are the big winners from the 40 reforms announced by the International Olympic Committee in Monaco.