olympics

'I feel sick to my core': Shock death of 20-year-old Aussie Olympian

'I feel sick to my core': Shock death of 20-year-old Aussie Olympian

2018 Winter Olympic Australian figure skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya died on Friday of causes that have not been disclosed. 20 Jul 2020
New 2020 Opals Squad bets on present and future

New 2020 Opals Squad bets on present and future

Basketball Australia has named the twenty-three players who will be part of the 2020 Australian Senior National Team Squad. 14 Jul 2020
Huge financial boost for Matildas and Olyroos

Huge financial boost for Matildas and Olyroos

The Australian Institute of Sport has awarded a significant grant to the Football Federation Australia to aid with preparations for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. 14 Jul 2020
'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
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
As we approach 100 years of women’s football, let’s celebrate our momentous history says future Matilda

As we approach 100 years of women’s football, let’s celebrate our momentous history says future Matilda

Australian football has had some wonderful players who are household names and are part of the rich tapestry of our sporting history. 5 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
Matildas' matches called off

Matildas' matches called off

The Matildas have been dealt a blow as they prepare for the Tokyo Olympics with friendlies against world No.1 USA and No.8 Canada cancelled due to coronavirus. 14 Mar 2020
Matildas' Foord faces virus quarantine

Matildas' Foord faces virus quarantine

Caitlin Foord will be quarantined for 14 days before returning to Arsenal, while there are concerns over the Matildas' friendlies against the USA and Canada. 12 Mar 2020
'We're going to go out whether there's a crowd or not...'

'We're going to go out whether there's a crowd or not...'

Coronavirus precautions mean the Matildas will face Vietnam behind closed doors but their preparation for their Olympic qualifier has been business as usual. 9 Mar 2020