BLOG: Last time I posted a blog it was 1,000 days to go until the Rio Opening Ceremony in 2016. Today it is just 867 days to go and writing this blog provided an opportunity to reflect on what we have achieved in the last 133 days.
ATHLETICS: An enthralled crowd of almost 5,000 people have been entertained at the Sydney Track Classic tonight, with great racing on track shining alongside outstanding Commonwealth Games A-Standard performances in the field.
ATHLETICS: Australia has a new national record from the Australian Junior Athletics Championships, with Gabriella O’Grady, Jessica Thornton, Sam Geddes and Audrey Kyriacou combining to eclipse the girl’s under 18 4x100m relay record set way back in 1979.
ROWING: Sydney's World Cup rowing regatta has received a major boost with Olympic champion Mirka Knapkova arriving for a showdown with Australia's sculling queen Kim Crow.
ATHLETICS: The ever-developing Australian Junior Athletics Championships will reach a very positive new milestone when competition gets underway at Sydney Olympic Park tomorrow, as more than 2000 athletes prepare to compete.
ATHLETICS: The stage is set for Sally Pearson (Qld) to defend her 60m hurdles crown at the IAAF World Indoor Championships, with the 26-year-old arriving in the host city of Sopot, Poland after a blistering two weeks on the track.
EQUESTRIAN: Smack bang in the middle of NSW, a chance encounter with a drover over a paddock fence linked Bridget Hyem to Olympic glory.
WATER POLO: Australia's men's water polo team, the Aussies Sharks, have come from behind to score a thrilling 15-14 penalty shootout win over an International All-Stars outfit in the Water Polo By The Sea event at iconic Bondi Icebergs in Sydney.
OLYMPIC: In years squashed between a Summer and Winter Olympics, you get a wonderful blend of inspiration. From the slopes of Austria to the Australian shores, you don't have to look far to see Australian athletes striving for excellence. Relive the #ASPIREtoSochi #ASPIREtoNanjing #RoadtoRio magic of 2013!