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AOC, AIS and Olympic sports vow to lift their game in Rio

AOC, AIS and Olympic sports vow to lift their game in Rio

13 March 2013

AOC: Olympic sports, the AOC and AIS need to address “culture and Team values” as they prepare athletes for the 2016 Games in Rio.

Skipper and students combine for Sevens World Series

Skipper and students combine for Sevens World Series

13 March 2013

RUGBY SEVENS: Women’s Sevens coach Chris Lane has welcomed back two players from injury, while introducing two high school students to the national team, with the naming of his squad for tournaments in Hong Kong and China.

Coates responds to ACC report

Coates responds to ACC report

7 February 2013

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.

Sevens sides successful in USA and NZ

Sevens sides successful in USA and NZ

4 February 2013

RUGBY SEVENS: Australia is enjoying the spoils of the Rugby Sevens World Series in what is an ideal build-up to the sport’s induction to the Rio 2016 Olympic Program.

Women's sevens set to soar: Gosper

Women's sevens set to soar: Gosper

3 December 2012

RUGBY SEVENS: International Rugby Board Chief Executive Brett Gosper has hailed the inaugural IRB Women’s Sevens World Series tournament in Dubai a huge success and has reiterated the IRB’s commitment to develop the women’s game on the road to Rio 2016.

Aussies face sevens pool of death

Aussies face sevens pool of death

12 November 2012

RUGBY SEVENS: It is a sign of the times in women's Rugby that two of the Game's superpowers, France and Australia, are contemplating a 'group of death' scenario at the opening round of the IRB Women's Sevens World Series in Dubai.

Rugby review great for Rio: Coates

Rugby review great for Rio: Coates

30 October 2012

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) congratulates The Honourable Mark Arbib on his review into the governance of the Australian Rugby Union (ARU).

Fiji secure back-to-back sevens titles

Fiji secure back-to-back sevens titles

15 October 2012

RUGBY SEVENS: Fiji have secured their second Gold Coast Sevens Fever Pitch Championship title after defeating New Zealand in the Cup Final.

Sevens stars align for Gold Coast Fever Pitch

Sevens stars align for Gold Coast Fever Pitch

11 October 2012

RUGBY SEVENS: Australian Rugby Sevens star Ed Jenkins will once again lead the men’s sevens team onto the pitch at Skilled Park when the first round of the 2012/13 HSBC Sevens World Series kicks off at the Gold Coast Sevens Fever Pitch this weekend.

Olympic success for golf and rugby

Olympic success for golf and rugby

9 October 2009

Golf and Rugby 7’s will be played at the 2016 and 2020 Olympics after receiving strong support from the IOC members in Copenhagen.The IOC members voted 63 to 27 to accept golf and a resounding 81 to 8 in favour of rugby.

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