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Brondello announced as Australian head coach

Brondello announced as Australian head coach

18 April 2017

Three-time Olympic medallist Sandy Brondello has been announced as the coach of the Australian women's basketball team with the signing marking the start of the four-year road to the Tokyo Olympics.

New disciplines proposed for Tokyo 2020

New disciplines proposed for Tokyo 2020

10 April 2017

A host of new events have been proposed by international federations to make their Olympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Lemanis to lead Aussie men to Tokyo

Lemanis to lead Aussie men to Tokyo

21 March 2017

Andrej Lemanis has been appointed as the Australian men's basketball team Head Coach as the four-year cycle towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympics begins.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - Athletics stars progress to the finals

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - Athletics stars progress to the finals

29 November 2016

The much anticipated swimming program kicked off on day eight of the Games. Betty Cuthbert returned to the track for early rounds of the 200m and one of Australia’s favourite athletes, John Landy started his 1500m campaign. Australia had a good win in the basketball and in the boxing Tony Madigan bowed out.

Rio Olympians inspire indigenous students

Rio Olympians inspire indigenous students

21 October 2016

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.

Fan Messages capture Australia's pride

Fan Messages capture Australia's pride

23 August 2016

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.

Women’s basketball wrap: Talented squad far from content

Women’s basketball wrap: Talented squad far from content

23 August 2016

Australia’s fifth place in the Olympic women’s basketball competition was clearly a disappointment to a squad that entered Rio with high medal hopes.

Men's Basketball Wrap: Aussies depth almost reaps rewards

Men's Basketball Wrap: Aussies depth almost reaps rewards

22 August 2016

Australia’s men’s basketball team fell 9.7 seconds short of its first Olympic medal, losing the bronze medal match up with Spain 89-88

Top five target remains our future goal

Top five target remains our future goal

22 August 2016

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.

Heartbreak in men’s basketball

Heartbreak in men’s basketball

22 August 2016

Australia has gone down in an epic bronze medal clash with basketball heavyweights Spain on the final day of competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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