SOCHI 2014: For most of the world, Australia evokes imagery of a sunburnt country – surfing, swimming and cricket. The idea that Australia competes at the Winter Olympics, let alone winning medals at the last five Games, comes as a big surprise to most.
EDUCATION: Olympians Sally Pearson and Liz Cambage feature in the 'Racism It Stops With Me' campaign video, by the Human Rights Commission and Play By The Rules.
ATHLETICS: Queenslander Genevieve Lacaze will compete in the women’s 3000m steeplechase at the IAAF World Championships after running 9:37.62, an IAAF World Championships A-Qualifier, to win at the Ponce Grand Prix in Ponce (PUR) yesterday.
CANOE/KAYAK-SPRINT: The final day of the 2013 ICF World Cup 2 has concluded in Racice, Czech Republic, with Australia taking home two gold medals and two silver medals on the final day, with Wallace siblings Ken and Bernadette the stars.
SOCHI2014: Ten Network Holdings today announced it had signed an agreement with the IOC to broadcast the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in 2014.
ATHLETICS: Reigning world and Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson is unlikely to race again until July after re-injuring her hamstring.
CYCLING - TRACK: One moment, Anna Meares and Victoria Pendleton were two of the fiercest rivals at the Olympics - the next, they shared a mirror and chatted about weddings.
TRIATHLON: It is hard to know how Emma Moffatt managed to keep a smile on her face in a frantic sprint for the line, but it was a happy “Moffy” who grabbed a
CANOE/KAYAK: Ken Wallace has turned back the clock in Szeged, Hungary, winning gold in the men’s K1 500 A final, the same event he won at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
ATHLETICS: Queenslander Benn Harradine has announced his return competitive athletics in unbelievable fashion by smashing his own Oceania and Australian record in the men’s discus throw.