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.
RIO 2016: The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) today launched a partnership aimed at ensuring Australian athletes had the best possible planning and preparation ahead of the Rio Games.
SWIMMING: Short course specialist Kenneth To has set a new Australian record in the men’s 100m individual medley overnight, hitting the wall in a time of 51.19, to take gold at the FINA World Cup in Doha.
AOC: The Japanese Ambassador to Australia, Mr Yoshitaka Akimoto, has met with AOC President John Coates in Sydney to congratulate him on his appointment as Chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
SWIMMING: Swimming Australia President John Bertrand AM and CEO Mark Anderson have today announced Jacco Verhaeren as the new National Head Coach to work under Director of High Performance Michael Scott.
RUGBY SEVENS: Australia have finished second at the Gold Coast Sevens after losing 40-19 to New Zealand in the Cup final at Skilled Park on Sunday night.
Australia's oldest surviving Olympian, Basil Dickinson, a track and field athlete from the 1936 Berlin Games has passed away at the age of 98.
AOC: The Australian Olympic Committee has thrown its full support behind a nationwide search for future Olympic champions being conducted by the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).
SAILING: Four Australian sailors were on board the flying Oracle Team USA catamaran that swept to an emphatic victory in the America’s Cup decider in San Francisco this morning.
TRIATHLON: Australia’s latest rising triathlon star Aaron Royle was isolated in hospital three months ago and still managed seventh at the World Triathlon Final in London.