The Australian section of the Olympic Village in Rio will be an alcohol free zone.
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.
BEACH VOLL: Five-time Olympian Natalie Cook will be officially inducted into the International Volleyball Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Boston.
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.
TRIATHLON: London Olympian Emma Jackson has produced a fantastic swim and killer run leg to claim her first ITU World Cup victory in Tongyeong, South Korea on Saturday.
ATHLETICS: Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson has ended one of the most successful partnerships in Australian sport, parting ways with coach Sharon Hannan.
RUGBY 7s: The Australian side has been named ahead of the 2013/14 season opener of the HSBC Sevens World Series on the Gold Coast this weekend.