AOC: A distinguished career that spanned 70 years has ended with the passing of journalist, foreign correspondent, editor, author and Olympic historian, Harry Gordon.
HOCKEY: Australian men’s hockey captain Mark Knowles has been named as the sport’s International Player of the Year for 2014. The 30-year-old lead the Kookaburras to gold at the 2014 World Cup and Commonwealth Games.
Former national champion Courtney Atkinson has ended a two-year sabbatical in a bid to become the first Australian triathlete to contest three Olympics.
SWIMMING: Olympic Champion and Commonwealth Games star Cate Campbell continues to scoop the pool, winning the major gongs at Swimming Australia's annual awards.
SAILING: Mat Belcher and Will Ryan have signed off a triumphant sailing year with another big regatta victory on the Olympic waters off Rio de Janeiro.
TOKYO: Softball and baseball are the big winners from the 40 reforms announced by the International Olympic Committee in Monaco.
AGENDA 2020: Each of the 40 recommendations for reform, including an overhaul of the Olympic bidding process driven by John Coates, has been approved at the IOC Session.
AGENDA2020: The International Olympic Committee has plunged into the television business in a big way... investing $750m on a new Olympic channel to be seen throughout the world, 365 days a year.
The Australian Swim Team has finished its campaign at the 12th FINA World Short Course Championships in Doha overnight with a medal flurry – winning three silvers and a bronze, on the final day, taking their overall total to ten.
Members of the IOC are gathering in Monaco to vote on a bold new plan for the future called Olympic Agenda 2020.