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Five in contention for Rio 2016 flagbearer

Five in contention for Rio 2016 flagbearer

2 July 2016

Australia’s Opening Ceremony flagbearer will be announced on Wednesday in Melbourne with a host of athletes in contention to lead the Australian Olympic Team into Rio’s Maracanã Stadium on August 5.

I haven't peaked yet: Sally Pearson

I haven't peaked yet: Sally Pearson

30 June 2016

Sally Pearson won't rule out a push for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Pearson reportedly out of Rio with hamstring injury

Pearson reportedly out of Rio with hamstring injury

29 June 2016

Olympic champion hurdler Sally Pearson has torn a hamstring in training and reportedly won't compete at the Rio Games.

Baden and Marschall stake claim for Rio 2016 selection

Baden and Marschall stake claim for Rio 2016 selection

27 June 2016

Joel Baden (Vic) and Kurtis Marschall (SA) have both achieved qualifying standards for the Olympic Games

Seven sets of siblings Rio bound

Seven sets of siblings Rio bound

24 June 2016

If heading to the Olympics wasn’t exciting enough, 14 Australian athletes they will be able to share that excitement with a sibling.

Weekend Watch - June 24

Weekend Watch - June 24

23 June 2016

Australia’s best athletes are in action around the world this weekend as we enter the final stretch before Rio 2016.

Australia comes together to celebrate Olympic Day

Australia comes together to celebrate Olympic Day

23 June 2016

Australian Olympians have come out in force to celebrate Olympic Day in 2016, visiting schools around the country and posting about their Olympic journeys.

Tallent could get back another robbed gold

Tallent could get back another robbed gold

23 June 2016

Newly-crowned Olympic race walking champion Jared Tallent could receive a second robbed gold medal, after news Italian rival Alex Schwazer has returned a positive drug test.

Olympians prepare to celebrate Olympic Day

Olympians prepare to celebrate Olympic Day

23 June 2016

Olympians around the country are preparing to visit primary and secondary schools on Thursday 23 June as part of International Olympic Day.

AOC and Tallent back Russian athletics ban

AOC and Tallent back Russian athletics ban

18 June 2016

The AOC and Olympic champion Jared Tallent have welcomed the decision to ban the Russian track and field team at the Rio Games.