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.
AOC: Australian athletes and administrators have played a pivotal role in the Olympic Movement for 120 years.
TABLE TENNIS: Australian table tennis coach Jens Lang says he saw enough good things during this weekend’s Hyundai Bennelong Cup to feel confident Australia can win medals in Glasgow next year.
TABLE TENNIS: Australian table tennis icon Miao Miao is on the verge of creating history.
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.
TABLE TENNIS: Australia’s men’s table tennis team have gone out in the opening round against a strong Singapore team that will be looking to go on and win a medal at the 2012 Games.
TABLE TENNIS: Australia’s women have bowed out of the team event on Day 7 of the 2012 London Olympic Games.
TABLE TENNIS: William Henzell's quest for singles glory ended on Monday, going down to Vladimir samsonov of Belarus in seven thrilling sets.