SAILING: Two-time Olympic rower Sarah Cook has swapped oars for awesome, winning her first national sailing title just five months after switching to the sport.
ATHLETICS: Olympic sprinter Melissa Breen (ACT) was impressive at the Adelaide track Classic on Saturday taking out the sprint double, while fellow 2012 Olympian Josh ‘the Boss’ Ross (Vic) dominated to win the men’s 100m (10.45, w: -1.2). Emerging star Nicholas Hough (NSW) continued his 200m success with victory in a time of 20.71 (w: +1.7).
Australian athletes competing at the upcoming 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, will be the first to sign statutory declarations saying they have no history of doping in sport.
Australia is set to build on its recent Winter Olympic success, as the one year countdown to the Sochi 2014 Games is celebrated.
London 2012 Olympians Mitchell Watt (Qld), Ryan Gregson (NSW) and Anthony Alozie (NSW) have launched their 2013 season in style by winning their respective events at the Hunter Track Classic.
Queenslander Michelle Steele has equalled her best Skeleton World Championships performance by finishing in sixth place in St. Moritz, Switzerland on Friday.
SWIMMING: A shake-up was needed in the Australian swimming team after the London Olympics, according to golden girl Alicia Coutts.
SWIMMING: In another bonding initiative following the London Olympics, the Australian swimming team will train alongside the country's rising stars at a six-day national camp on the Gold Coast next week.
CYCLING: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has applauded the findings of the Independent Review into Cycling Australia particularly the call to strengthen ASADA’s powers to compel witnesses to attend interviews and provide documents in regard to doping.
The three cities hoping to win the right to host the 2020 Olympic Games completed a significant step towards that goal on Monday as they lodged their bid dossiers with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).