SAILING: Tom Burton claimed Australia’s first medal of the ISAF Sailing World Championships – a silver – in the Laser class on Thursday. In other Australian results, defending World Champions Mat Belcher and Will Ryan took the lead in the Men’s 470 fleet in Santander, Spain, while Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen moved into third in the 49er class.
CANOE/KAYAK - SLALOM: Only a handful of the top paddlers contest both the women’s C1 and K1 events, and Fox is determined to prove she can do both. No woman has ever won both titles at a senior World Championship level.
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.
SAILING: The Laser is the first boat class Australia has qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Tom Slingsby won the gold at London 2012 and also now the Australian Laser fleet is looking strong.
SHOOTING: Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallist Warren Potent has won his first World Championship title, on the way to securing Australia’s first quota place for Rio 2016.
SAILING: The 2014 ISAF World Championships is not only the biggest regatta of the year it also is where 50 per cent of all quota places for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be determined.
BASKETBALL: Two three-pointers in the final minute has guided Turkey to a 65-64 win over the Australian Men's Basketball Team in the Round of 16 at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Barcelona this morning.
Senior Assistant Coach Graham Reid to step up to lead Australian men's hockey team to Rio Olympic Games
EQUESTRIAN: It wasn't quite the finish the Australian Eventing team we're hoping for at the 2014 World Equestrian Games (WEG), slipping from the bronze medal position to finish fifth in the team's score.