AOC: Sydney Olympian, Kitty Chiller, has been appointed Chef de Mission of the Australian Olympic Team for the Rio Games in 2016.... the first woman to be awarded the honour.
BASKETBALL: Australia's men's and women's basketball teams have continued their Oceania Championships campaigns undefeated.
YOG: Olympic silver medallist and Youth Olympic Games gold medallist, Jessica Fox, is calling on aspiring young Australian athletes to ‘dream big’ to mark the one year to go milestone to the start of the second Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.
ATHLETICS: National discus champion Julian Wruck (Qld) has advanced to the final and 400m hurdlers Tristan Thomas (Tas) and Lauren Boden (ACT) progressed to semi-finals in Moscow.
BASKETBALL: He's more famous for waving towels than the Australian flag.
SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team has wrapped up the 2013 FINA World Championships with three silver medals on the final night of competition, for a total of 13 medals overall including individual gold to Cate Campbell, James Magnussen and Christian Sprenger.
SWIMMING: Christian Sprenger has become Australia’s first gold medallist at the 2013 FINA World Swimming Championships in Spain, while Alicia Coutts has won two silver medals on night two of competition
The Australian Swim Team has won their first medal at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, picking up silver on the opening night of finals in the women's 4x100m freestyle relay in a new Commonwealth record time.
BMX: Australia's Caroline Buchanan has won gold at the UCI BMX World Championships in Auckland to put the demons of her London Olympics campaign behind her. And Lauren Reynolds won silver.
VOLLEYBALL: The most important volleyball event in Australia since the 2000 Olympics is coming to Canberra.