Sydney is gearing itself to host the 2013 Oceania Shooting Continental Championship, an event run once every two years. To be held at the 2000 Olympic Games legacy venue, the Sydney International Shooting Centre will welcome about 230 athletes, with over 400 starts expected.
The AOC has made public the new restrictions on the consumption of alcohol for members of future Australian Olympic Teams including athletes and officials.
ATHLETICS: Marjorie Jackson, the first Australian female ever to set an athletics world record, will join her equally impressive compatriot Betty Cuthbert in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Hall of Fame.
SAILING: Tom Slingsby has re-signed with rich America's Cup champions Oracle Team USA in a decision that appears likely to scupper any hopes of him repeating his London Olympic heroics.
Rio 2016: Australian Team Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller has been busy since she was appointed under two months ago. She sets the scene with November 9 marking 1,000 days to go.
DIVING: A rejuvenated Matthew Mitcham has produced a perfect backflip, rekindling his "love affair" with 10m platform diving - the event that brought him Olympic glory.
ATHLETICS: After a year long illness Albie Thomas died on the morning of Sunday October 27, 2013 and the athletics’ world lost one of its greats.
DIVING: Olympic medallists Matthew Mitcham and Melissa Wu have made encouraging returns to competition at the Queensland Open on the weekend.
The Australian section of the Olympic Village in Rio will be an alcohol free zone.
RIO 2016: The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) needs to be “inside the tent” if the Australian Olympic Team is to achieve a top five finish on the medal tally at the 2016 Rio Games according to the President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) John Coates.