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Plan ahead for key Aussie events at Rio Games

Plan ahead for key Aussie events at Rio Games

1 August 2016

Australian athletes have been training for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for years. This week the dream becomes reality, the countdown ends and the competition begins.

Bogut set for Olympic start

Bogut set for Olympic start

1 August 2016

The Australian men's basketball team have been buoyed by the return of star centre Andrew Bogut, who had his first hit out in more than six weeks in the Boomers' 82-53 Olympic Games warm-up win against China.

Final touches for Rio venues

Final touches for Rio venues

31 July 2016

The Olympic rings and flags hang high in Olympic Park; as high as the hopes of the 11,000 athletes from around the world competing.

Aussies defeat Rio rival France

Aussies defeat Rio rival France

30 July 2016

Australia have gained a confidence boost from a clinical performance against France in the second game of their USA warm-up tour with a 76-67 victory.

Aussies fall to Brazil in Rio warmup

Aussies fall to Brazil in Rio warmup

29 July 2016

Australia have been unable to repeat their heroics from the first game of their South American warm-up tour, falling to Brazil in Sao Paulo, 96-67.

Aussie women defeat Canada in Olympic warm-up

Aussie women defeat Canada in Olympic warm-up

28 July 2016

Penny Taylor is back from injury and she's firing, leading the Australian women's basketball team to a 80-67 win over Canada in the first of three Olympic warm-up matches.

Australia beat Argentina in Rio warm-up

Australia beat Argentina in Rio warm-up

27 July 2016

Australia's male basketballers have shown promising signs less than a fortnight out from the Rio Olympics with an upset victory over world No.4 Argentina.

Where are your Aussie athletes as final preparations continue

Where are your Aussie athletes as final preparations continue

27 July 2016

With less than 10 days until the Opening Ceremony in Rio the Australian athletes have started arriving from all around the world. Some are competing, at training camps or just touching down.

More women than men in historic summer Olympic Team

More women than men in historic summer Olympic Team

27 July 2016

For the first time at a Summer Olympic Games Australia will be represented by more women than men.

Ingles to rejoin team after twins' birth

Ingles to rejoin team after twins' birth

26 July 2016

NBA player Joe Ingles will join his Australian basketball teammates in South America just in time for the Rio Olympics after the early birth of twins.