Direct financial support for Australia’s top athletes, including potential medal winners at the next year’s Commonwealth Games, will be boosted thanks to a new partnership between the ASC and ACGA.
BLOG: Under 300 days to go - sounds like a long time, but I know how fast those days will go. It feels like just last year that I was watching the Vancouver Games from the stands after missing selection. This time it is my turn to be a part of the competition- I have under 300 days to make this a reality.
ATHLETICS: Twenty-five outstanding athletes are officially headed to the IAAF World Championships in Moscow (RUS), with Athletics Australia Selectors today confirming the addition of 14 automatic selections to the Australian Flame team after their performances at the Qantas Australian Athletics Championships this past weekend.
GOLF: Adam Scott became an instant national hero when he won the US Masters on Sunday, snapping one of the country's great sporting hoodoos.
ATHLETICS: The National Championships concluded on Sunday with numerous outstanding performances and emotion charged results to round-out the 2012/2013 domestic season.
RUGBYS SEVENS: A spirited second-half fight back has powered the Australian Capital Territory to a 24-22 win over Touch Football Australia in the Cup final of the National Women’s Rugby Sevens Championship at St. Ignatius College, Riverview, today.
The President of the AOC, John Coates, is confident Australia’s swimmers will be a force at the 2016 Rio Olympics. As part of his President’s Review in the AOC’s Annual Report, Coates says
RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Rugby Union is quietly confident the lure of an Olympic Games gold medal will keep superstar Israel Folau in the code.
SOCHI 2014: Injury looms as the bogeyman for an Australian Winter Olympics team which is aiming for its most successful Games next February in Sochi.
HOCKEY: The Australian men's and women's hockey teams are back in action on home turf for the first time this year as they prepare to face Korea later this month at the Perth Hockey Stadium, WA.