News

Athletes aiming for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games stand with Woolworths Chief Marketing Officer Tony Phillips and 2016 Team Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller at the sponsorship announcement on 30 January 2015 in Melbourne

Woolworths, the fresh food people, have signed on to be the Official Supermarket of the Australian Olympic Team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Harry Gordon with his From Athens With Pride book, published in 2014 to mark 120 years of Australia's involvement in the Olympic Movement.

AOC: A distinguished career that spanned 70 years has ended with the passing of journalist, foreign correspondent, editor, author and Olympic historian, Harry Gordon.

Mark Knowles during the Men's Hockey match between Australia and Pakistan on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Riverbank Arena Hockey Centre on August 7, 2012 in London, England.

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.

Courtney Atkinson competes in the swimming leg of the men's triathlon at the Beijing 2008 Olympic 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.

(L-R) Cate Campbell, Bronte Campbell, Emma McKeon and Melanie Schlanger of Australia celebrate winning the gold medal in the Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Final in a world record time on day one of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

SWIMMING: Olympic Champion and Commonwealth Games star Cate Campbell continues to scoop the pool, winning the major gongs at Swimming Australia's annual awards.

Olympic Gold medallist Mat Belcher (QLD) and World Champion crew Will Ryan (QLD) celebrate their victory at the Rio 2016 Sailing Test Event on 10 August 2014.

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.

Natalie Ward at the Beijing 2008 Olympics and Rodney van Buizen at the Athens Olympic Games on Australia's road to the gold medal match.

TOKYO: Softball and baseball are the big winners from the 40 reforms announced by the International Olympic Committee in Monaco.

IOC members embrace change

9 December 2014
IOC members vote on reform measures at the Agenda 2020 session in Monaco on 8 December 2014.

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.

James Magnussen of Australia smiles into a TV camera after competing in the Men's 100m Freestyle semi final 1 on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

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.

Madi Wilson, Sally Hunter, Emily Seebohm, Bronte Campbell of Australia celebrates on the podium after the Women's 4x100m Medley Relay Final during day five of the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) at the Hamad Aquatic Centre on December 7, 2014 in Doha, Qatar.

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.

first < previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 next > last