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.
ALPINE SKIING: Australia’s lone female alpine ranger Greta Small skied to 45th in the Giant Slalom at the World Ski Championships in Schladming, Austria on Thursday. The event was won by Frenchwoman Tessa Worley who has family ties to Australia.
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.
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).
I am pleased that the Winning Edge game plan today announced by the Chairman of the ASC, John Wylie, is clearly focused on the steps necessary to ensure continued international success across all sports.