Rio 2016 athletes Marianna Tolo and Brendon Reading have helped inspire young indigenous students this week as the Cathy Freeman Foundation hosted a week long ‘Horizons’ Camp in Canberra.
Beijing 2008 Olympic Champion and three-time Olympian Steve Hooker has been elected as Chair of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission.
It claims to be the sporting capital of the world and Melbourne did their best at proving that point as locals turned out in force to welcome home the Australian Olympic Team.
Throughout the lead up to, and during, the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, our Aussie athletes have been inundated with inspiring messages from audiences watching at home.
A top five position on the Olympic medals table remains a realistic goal for Australia despite falling “well short” of ambitions in Rio, chef de mission Kitty Chiller has declared.