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Tokyo 2020 event programme to see major boost for female participation, youth and urban appeal

Tokyo 2020 event programme to see major boost for female participation, youth and urban appeal

10 June 2017

The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the event programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

Aussie men in Group D at FIBA Asia Cup

Aussie men in Group D at FIBA Asia Cup

1 June 2017

With just over two months until the FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon, the draw has been announced, placing the Australian Boomers into Group D.

Preparations ramp up for FIBA Women's Asia Cup

Preparations ramp up for FIBA Women's Asia Cup

25 May 2017

Preparations have begun ahead of the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup with an Australian women's basketball squad headed to Phoenix, Arizona for a selection camp from June 25-July 3.

Road to Tokyo mapped out for Aussie men

Road to Tokyo mapped out for Aussie men

15 May 2017

Following a fourth place finish at Rio 2016 the Australian men's basketball team's road to their next shot at Olympic glory has been mapped out.

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.