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'Rio wasn't great': Aussie Javelin champion named Athlete of the Year

'Rio wasn't great': Aussie Javelin champion named Athlete of the Year

Australian Javelin Champion Kelsey-Lee Barber was named the Athletics Athlete of the Year. 13 Jun 2020
Former Aussie Olympians recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Former Aussie Olympians recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Five former Olympians have been recognised as part of the Queen's Birthday Honours List. 8 Jun 2020
Former Matilda among eight big Aussie names appointed to Olympic commissions

Former Matilda among eight big Aussie names appointed to Olympic commissions

Eight Australians were appointed to 2020 International Olympic Committee Commissions. 1 Jun 2020
Australian Olympic Team gives YOU a challenge

Australian Olympic Team gives YOU a challenge

In preparation for Olympic Day, to be held on June 23, 2020, the Australian Olympic Team is setting a challenge to the Australian people. 1 Jun 2020
11 inspiring mum-athletes who show everything is possible

11 inspiring mum-athletes who show everything is possible

Mixing motherhood with a career can be difficult, especially if that career is being an athlete. Yet, there exist many top Aussie athletes who achieve this. 11 May 2020
More Bretts than women as Rugby elections highlight diversity struggle

More Bretts than women as Rugby elections highlight diversity struggle

World Rugby will for the second term in a row only have a single woman on its executive committee. 9 May 2020
IOC member says 2020 Olympics postponed

IOC member says 2020 Olympics postponed

Veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound has stated that the IOC will be postponing the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, likely to now be held in 2021. 24 Mar 2020
Australia tells Olympic athletes to prepare for 2021

Australia tells Olympic athletes to prepare for 2021

A move of the Summer Olympics to 2021 seems more likely as the Australian Olympic Committee tells its athletes to prepare for 2021 and the Canadian Olympic Committee pulls out of a 2020 Games, should the Olympics not be postponed. 23 Mar 2020
IOC considering postponing the Olympics

IOC considering postponing the Olympics

The International Olympic Committee, the IOC, has announced that they are in talks to postpone the 2020 Toyko Summer Olympics due to the Covid-19 global pandemic. 23 Mar 2020
Australian Olympic athletes entering Tokyo 2020 quarantine camps

Australian Olympic athletes entering Tokyo 2020 quarantine camps

With the Tokyo Olympics still scheduled for a July 24 start, the Australian Olympic Committee is currently facing the monumental task of organizing pre-Olympic preparation for its athletes at a time where social distancing and isolation have become the norm. 22 Mar 2020
Winter Aussies Abroad: 2020 Youth Winter Olympics Recap

Winter Aussies Abroad: 2020 Youth Winter Olympics Recap

The 2020 Winter Youth Olympics Games, which took place in Lausanne, Switzerland, concluded this week. 26 Jan 2020
AOC slam AIS funding cuts

AOC slam AIS funding cuts

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has slammed the Australian Institute of Sport's (AIS) major funding cuts in the lead up to Tokyo 2020. 26 Nov 2018
Hockey's FIH Pro League venues announced

Hockey's FIH Pro League venues announced

The proposed overseas venues for the Hockeyroos and the Kookaburras’ FIH Pro League fixtures in the inaugural season of the competition have been announced. 31 Aug 2018
Britt Cox: My golden opportunity

Britt Cox: My golden opportunity

From the youngest Olympian in 2010 to the world’s top-ranked mogul skier, Britt Cox might well be Australia’s best gold medal prospect when the Pyeongchang Games begin on Friday. The 23-year-old shares how she got her start on the snow, what to watch for in her fast-and-free sport, and dealing with the expectations. 8 Feb 2018
AUS OPEN: Jason Day commits to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

AUS OPEN: Jason Day commits to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

He blushes about being jibed as an American these days, but Jason Day remains very much Australian. 23 Nov 2017
When the race isn’t run

When the race isn’t run

The quest to break the two-hour barrier in the marathon now has a time and place. But it won’t happen in an actual, you know, marathon. 13 Apr 2017
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