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100 Days to Youth Olympic Games

100 Days to Youth Olympic Games

8 May 2014

NANJING: A team of 90 aspiring young athletes are expected to wear the green and gold in 100 days time when the second summer Youth Olympic Games start in Nanjing, China.

App for Virtual Torch Relay

App for Virtual Torch Relay

30 April 2014

AOC: Since the days of the ancient Olympic Games and into the modern era, the Olympic flame has been synonymous with the ideals and the spirit of the Olympics.

2013 in Olympic headlines & what to expect in 2014

2013 in Olympic headlines & what to expect in 2014

24 December 2013

OLYMPIC: In years squashed between a Summer and Winter Olympics, you get a wonderful blend of inspiration. From the slopes of Austria to the Australian shores, you don't have to look far to see Australian athletes striving for excellence. Relive the #ASPIREtoSochi #ASPIREtoNanjing #RoadtoRio magic of 2013!

Marton wins gold, makes history

Marton wins gold, makes history

22 July 2013

TAEKWONDO: Two-time Olympian Carmen Marton has made history, become the first Australian to win a World Championships in Taekwondo.

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.

2020 Sports Equation

2020 Sports Equation

13 February 2013

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.

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.

Family reunion for taekwondo stars

Family reunion for taekwondo stars

5 February 2013

Australia’s London 2012 taekwondo team of Carmen Marton and Safwan Khalil have returned to elite competition in resounding fashion, with the husband-and-wife-to-be both qualifying for the Taekwondo World Championships.

Taekwondo wrap up

Taekwondo wrap up

11 August 2012

TAEKWONDO: The Australian taekwondo team of Carmen Marton and Safwan Khalil can be well satisfied with their performances at the Olympic Games, despite the disappointment of narrowly missing medals.

Taekwondo couple suffer similar fate

Taekwondo couple suffer similar fate

11 August 2012

TAEKWONDO: Australia’s female taekwondo athlete Carmen Marton had the chance to fight for bronze in the -67kg event after watching her fiancé Safwan Khalil finish fourth in the men’s event.