AOC: Australian athletes and administrators have played a pivotal role in the Olympic Movement for 120 years.
FENCING: A Victorian teenager has returned from the recent Junior Fencing Championships as the likely Australian contender to compete at the Youth Olympic Games.
AOC: Olympic sports, the AOC and AIS need to address “culture and Team values” as they prepare athletes for the 2016 Games in Rio.
IOC: On 12 February, 2013, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed on the 25 sports it will propose to the 125th IOC Session for approval as the core sports for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
I congratulate the Australian Crime Commission and the Federal Government for the stance they have taken because as far as cheating in sport goes the “gloves are now off”, we now have the powers to properly investigate doping and match fixing.
It's a long road to London and many athletes say the toughest part is getting to the start line. 410 athletes completed the gauntlet of Olympic selection and qualification in what shapes up as an exciting 2012 Australian Team. See how the Team came together.
Another new sports venue built for the London Games was given its first full run-out on Wednesday with the 2012 Olympic Handball Arena hosting an international invitational tournament.
As a mum, the proverbial plate is always full. Add in a legal career and a quest for Olympic gold, and the great balancing act gains a higher degree of difficulty. For dual Olympian Evelyn Halls, eyeing a third Olympic berth with a five-year-old daughter is just the type of challenge she loves.
Fencing’s Head Coach Vladimir Sher and his 15-year-old daughter Diana have teamed up for January’s Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) in Sydney.
With places up for grabs in the Beijing Olympics the world’s best Fencers converged on Sydney for the Challenge Australia World Cup at the Sports Halls, Sydney Olympic Park.