The following is a report card on each Olympic sport from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland after the 10 days of competition, courtesy of AAP.
COMM GAMES: The highlights of the #Glasgow2014 #Commonwealth Games from a distinctly Aussie Olympic point of view.
JUDO: Two teenagers have been named in the line-up to represent Australia in judo at the Commonwealth Games following the sport's 12-year absence from the competition.
AOC: Australian athletes and administrators have played a pivotal role in the Olympic Movement for 120 years.
Two aspiring judokas have qualified to represent Australia at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.
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.
Across all of the 17 sports at the 2013 AYOF the standard of competition was outstanding and future Olympians where in action across Sydney. Check out how all the competitions unfolded in the sport by sport wrap.
As the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) finishes up here in Sydney, the junior athletes could not have got a better experience on the road to Rio 2016.