Olympics News

Australia’s heiress of the aerial

Australia’s heiress of the aerial

Danielle Scott, the world no.2-ranked aerial skier, stands to inherit the nation’s sneaky-great tradition in the Winter Olympic sport. 24 Mar 2017
Paralympics: more than feel-good

Paralympics: more than feel-good

Don’t be guilted into watching the world’s best disabled athletes, like wheelchair rugby star Ryley Batt. Watch because their sports are terrific viewing. 7 Sep 2016
Echo Boomers: the bright future of Aussie hoops

Echo Boomers: the bright future of Aussie hoops

Bronze medal heartbreak endures for the nation's basketball fans. But with this experience and the talent in the pipeline, the future looks even better. 22 Aug 2016
Aussies miss medals as Park grabs gold

Aussies miss medals as Park grabs gold

Korea’s Inbee Park has completed a remarkable recovery from injury to win an Olympic gold medal and underline her status as one of the modern greats of women’s golf. 21 Aug 2016
Aussie duo poised for final Olympic charge

Aussie duo poised for final Olympic charge

Australia’s hopes of a first Olympic golf medal remain alive with Minjee Lee and Su Oh well poised for a run at the top three in tomorrow's final round. 20 Aug 2016
Truly magnificent: Bolt wins 200m

Truly magnificent: Bolt wins 200m

Usain Bolt has added to his legend by claiming a third successive Olympic gold medal in the 200m in what is his final Games campaign. 19 Aug 2016
Lewis’ Olympic honeymoon heats up

Lewis’ Olympic honeymoon heats up

Korea’s Inbee Park might be leading the women’s Olympic golf tournament by a stroke but it was newly-married Stacy Lewis who stole the headlines. 19 Aug 2016
Boomers' semi opponent revealed

Boomers' semi opponent revealed

Australia will face Serbia in the semi-finals at Rio with the winner to progress to the gold medal game. 18 Aug 2016
Jutanugarn puts on Olympic masterclass to lead

Jutanugarn puts on Olympic masterclass to lead

Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn delivered another masterclass in a season overflowing with dominant performances to seize the first round lead of the Olympic women’s golf tournament. 18 Aug 2016
Boomers on the brink

Boomers on the brink

Men’s basketball is the the last team standing for Australia in Rio. And their next test is exactly the kind of familiar, old rival that you didn’t want to see. 17 Aug 2016
Matildas Hero: This is devastating

Matildas Hero: This is devastating

Matildas's Rio 2016 goalkeeper hero Lydia Williams admits she's disappointed her Brazilian rival Barbara kept coming off her line in the penalty shootout to derail Australia's Olympic dream. 16 Aug 2016
Aussie's Olympic Maccas effort!

Aussie's Olympic Maccas effort!

He might not have won gold for badminton at the Olympics - but Sawan Serasinghe was determined to take home something from Rio 2016...even if it was just high cholesterol! 16 Aug 2016
Rose’s Olympic gold 112 years in the making

Rose’s Olympic gold 112 years in the making

Four days ago England’s Justin Rose made the first hole-in-one in Olympics golf history. Now he owns the first gold medal offered in men’s golf in 112 years, after edging out good mate and Ryder Cup partner, Henrik Stenson, in a final round duel. 15 Aug 2016
Rose leads but Fraser has shot at Olympic gold

Rose leads but Fraser has shot at Olympic gold

Golf will crown its first Olympic champion for 112 years tomorrow, and Australia’s Marcus Fraser is one of three players favoured to clinch the historic gold medal. 14 Aug 2016
Matildas' loss: Twitter reacts

Matildas' loss: Twitter reacts

The Matildas took to social media to express their despair after going down 7-6 on penalties (0-0 AET) to Brazil on Saturday (AEST). 13 Aug 2016
FFA praise 'courageous' Matildas

FFA praise 'courageous' Matildas

FFA Chairman Stephen and CEO David Gallop heaped praise on the Matildas after they were narrowly defeated by Brazil in Belo Horizonte on Saturday (AEST). 13 Aug 2016
Stajcic: Even Messi misses pens

Stajcic: Even Messi misses pens

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic praised the Australians after their 2016 Rio Olympics exit to Brazil which finished 7-6 on penalties (0-0 AET) at a packed Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte. 13 Aug 2016
Shootout heartbreak: Brazil down Matildas

Shootout heartbreak: Brazil down Matildas

The Matildas' Olympics dream is over in the cruellest of circumstances after a 0-0 draw saw Brazil win 7-6 on penalties in the 2016 Rio Olympics quarter-finals. 13 Aug 2016
Fraser hangs on to slim Olympic lead

Fraser hangs on to slim Olympic lead

Marcus Fraser's dream campaign in Rio continues, despite his lead being trimmed to a single stroke at the halfway stage of the men’s Olympic tournament. 13 Aug 2016
Catley: 'This is huge!'

Catley: 'This is huge!'

Matildas defender Steph Catley is ready for the biggest game of her career against Brazil in the quarter-finals of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte on Saturday (11am AEST). 12 Aug 2016
Gold medallist talks police brutality

Gold medallist talks police brutality

United States swimmer Simone Manuel has spoken out about police brutality after claiming gold in the 100m freestyle ahead of Australia’s Campbell sisters. 12 Aug 2016