A strong 12-woman squad has been selected for the Australian Opals upcoming European Tour.
A huge week of Australian athletics is set to get even bigger, with Olympic champion Sally Pearson one of eight athletes taking to the field of play at the Golden Grand Prix in Japan.
With 459 days to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, it was another huge weekend on the road to Rio, including athletics and water polo athletes in action.
The Australian men’s 4x800m relay team claimed bronze and the women’s 4x400m squad all but ensured automatic qualification to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the IAAF World Relays.
2028 BID: IOC President Thomas Bach has ruled out a joint bid from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane for the 2028 Olympic Games but remains enthusiastic for a Brisbane bid that would encompass the region of south-east Queensland.
Australian teams will duel for automatic qualification to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau (NAH).
AOC: IOC President Thomas Bach had not been to Australia since the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and it took no time at all to ‘really feel at home again amongst friends’.
IOC President Thomas Bach is coming to Australia this week to hold a series of high-powered meetings
It was another huge weekend on the #RoadtoRio for Australian athletes, including the Sailing World Cup Hyeres and Canoe/Kayak slalom Junior World Championships.
The Australian public can now request tickets to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the first Olympic Games to be held in South America.