A strong 12-woman squad has been selected for the Australian Opals upcoming European Tour.
A huge week of Australian athletics is set to get even bigger, with Olympic champion Sally Pearson one of eight athletes taking to the field of play at the Golden Grand Prix in Japan.
Simon Huitenga and Chelsea Gubecka have secured a spot on the 2015 FINA World Championship team following the10km open water world cup.
The Vice President of the AOC, Helen Brownlee, has been awarded the Olympic Order for her contribution to world sport and her dedication to upholding the Olympic ideals.
With 459 days to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, it was another huge weekend on the road to Rio, including athletics and water polo athletes in action.
The Australian men’s 4x800m relay team claimed bronze and the women’s 4x400m squad all but ensured automatic qualification to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the IAAF World Relays.
Teenagers Maddison Keeney and James Connor underlined their quality when they added further Australian titles to their names at the National Diving Championships.
World Championship gold medals have secured aerial skier Laura Peel and snowboarder Scotty James the joint title of Australia’s Snowsports Athlete of the Year.
2028 BID: IOC President Thomas Bach has ruled out a joint bid from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane for the 2028 Olympic Games but remains enthusiastic for a Brisbane bid that would encompass the region of south-east Queensland.
Australian teams will duel for automatic qualification to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau (NAH).