SOCHI 2014: Russia has started to stockpile hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of snow to ensure the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi is not hit by unpredictable weather conditions.
BLOG: Last month I was in Russia for the Olympic test event. Things didn’t go as well as I hoped, finishing in 8th place in finals. My riding was feeling really good but I just couldn’t put a run down when it counted.
ROWING: Home waters proved a happy hunting ground for Australian rowers competing at the opening round of the Samsung World Cup at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith on Sunday.
ROWING: Australian Men’s four win heat in first international racing of the new Olympiad - Sydney International Rowing Regatta- Day 3 Review.
AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), John Coates, fully supports the new governance standards announced today by Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Chair John Wylie.
ATHLETICS: Dani Samuels (NSW) has thrown yet another IAAF World Championships A-Qualifier to win the women’s discus at the Go for 2&5 Perth Track Classic, as three of her Australian Flame teammates achieved B-Qualifiers and Greg Rutherford (GBR) won the much-anticipated men’s long jump.
SNOWBOARD CROSS: Dual snowboard cross World Champion Alex “Chumpy” Pullin turned silver into gold with a dramatic lunge on the finish line in Veysonnaz, Switzerland, today, to force the first dead-heat victory in World Cup history, providing the crowning accolade to Australia’s highest World Cup and World Championships medal tally in one season in more than 43 years of participation.
SWIMMING: Highlights of the 2013 NSW Swimming Championships held in Sydney.
SWIMMING: More than half of the Australian Swim Team from London, including multiple medallists Alicia Coutts and Emily Seebohm will come together at the 2013 New South Wales State Open Championships this weekend, from Friday to Sunday at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre.
ROWING: Entries for the first World Rowing Cup ever to be hosted in Australia have closed with more than 250 international athletes from 18 countries confirmed to race at the inaugural Sydney International Rowing Regatta next week.