GYMNASTICS: Having recovered from major shoulder surgery, dual Olympian and Australia's only female gymnastics world champion Lauren Mitchell will spearhead artistic squad at the Commonwealth Games.
FOOTBALL: The Australian women's football team's hopes of back-to-back continental titles have ended after going down 1-0 to Japan in the Asian Cup Final.
WATER POLO: The UNSW Wests Magpies have won their first National Water Polo League crown since 2008 with an enthralling 7-5 victory over the Victorian Seals who fell just short of completing a fairytale finish to their inaugural season in the competition.
AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has sent a blunt warning to his member sports to be aware of the new WADA rules concerning coaches, trainers and support personnel who are involved in doping.
AOC: Women are being appointed to more leadership roles by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) with three Olympians in charge of future Teams.
AOC: Leading West Australian businesswoman, Gina Rinehart, has been awarded the Australian Olympic Committee’s Order of Merit for her long standing involvement and support of swimming and volleyball.
Kim Mickle of Western Australia has finished second in the women’s javelin at the opening meet of the prestigious IAAF Diamond League in Doha, Qatar
AOC: Australian athletes and administrators have played a pivotal role in the Olympic Movement for 120 years.
ATHLETICS: Australian record holders Kim Mickle and Alana Boyd will join some of the world’s best athletes for Round 1 of the IAAF Diamond League in Doha this Friday.
AOC: In a new move, Team Leaders have been appointed to the Australian Olympic Team for the 2016 Rio Games to boost performance and enforce the culture and values of the Olympic Movement.