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.
CANOE/KAYAK - SLALOM: Nineteen-year-old Jessica Fox has won K1 gold on a controversial final day of racing at the fourth ICF World Cup in Tacen, Slovenia.
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.
SAILING: Australia’s Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan have kept their winning run alive with their biggest victory yet, claiming the 2013 470 World Championship in France.
SWIMMING: Last year’s FINA World Cup champion Kenneth To has started his 2013 campaign in fine form picking up gold and an Australian record at the Eindhoven World Cup in the Netherlands overnight.
SAILING: A year ago today Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen stood on the top step of the podium at the London 2012 Olympic Games and received their gold medals after a dominant display in the 49er class.
ATHLETICS: Having ended a long Australian drought in men's high jumping, teenager Brandon Starc will be front and centre for one of the best events at the world athletics championships.
SAILING: Australia’s Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan have opened up an eight point lead on the first day of finals racing at the 2013 470 World Championship in La Rochelle, France.
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.
WATER POLO: Australia’s men’s water polo team, the Aussie Sharks, have finished their campaign on a sour note going down to Serbia 13-7 in their seventh versus eighth classification game at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona.