SOCHI 2014: Russia has started to stockpile hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of snow to ensure the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi is not hit by unpredictable weather conditions.
ROWING: Home waters proved a happy hunting ground for Australian rowers competing at the opening round of the Samsung World Cup at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith on Sunday.
ROWING: For London Games rowing star Kim Crow, every race matters on her four-year solo journey to Rio and she isn't wasting any opportunity while most rivals and teammates rest up at the start of the Olympic cycle.
AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), John Coates, fully supports the new governance standards announced today by Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Chair John Wylie.
IOC: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission, which was joined by representatives from all seven Olympic winter International Federations (IFs), paid its penultimate visit to Sochi this week, as local organisers continued to draw lessons from an array of test events ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
SAILING: Australia’s sailors have begun their Rio 2016 Olympic Games campaign with the naming of the 2013 Australian Sailing Team and Australian Sailing Squad.
AOC: Olympic sports, the AOC and AIS need to address “culture and Team values” as they prepare athletes for the 2016 Games in Rio.
ATHLETICS: Dani Samuels (NSW), Kim Mickle (WA) and Melissa Breen (ACT) were the stars in Sydney on Saturday night with all three London 2012 Olympians recording IAAF World Championships A-Qualifiers at the 2013 Sydney Track Classic.
DOPING: National Olympic boss John Coates says publicity surrounding the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) report into doping and potential crime links has clouded the worldwide reputation of Australia sport.
ATHLETICS: Australian race walking icon Nathan Deakes has today announced his immediate retirement from athletics.