After leaving the last Olympics "ashamed" to have not won a medal, Australian champion swimmer Cate Campbell is now winning the mental battle on the road towards redemption at Tokyo 2020 — with a little assistance from the SAS.
Nearly 50 years to the day he stunned Kenya's Wilson Kiprugut for the 800m title at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, Ralph Doubell tells The Ticket that he got into athletics for the free travel.
Classic grand finals, Wallabies wins, famous visitors, jaw-dropping tries and plenty of biff; the soon-to-be-demolished Sydney Football Stadium has packed plenty of memorable moments into its 30 years.
Sally Pearson is eyeing one more shot at an Olympics in Tokyo, after injuries ruled her out of the Rio Games and the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Sally Pearson is eyeing another shot at an Olympics in Tokyo, after injuries ruled her out of the Rio Games and the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
New Socceroos coach Graham Arnold will also take on the responsibility of leading Australia's under-23 team in Olympic qualification.
There is a push to include esports as a demonstration event at the 2024 Olympics in Paris, with objections more to do with video game violence than any lack of traditional physical exertion.
The Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra is beginning a process to re-invent itself after years of criticism about athlete performances on the international stage.
His silver medal in Mexico City was overshadowed by his support for the civil rights protest by American athletes Tommy Smith and John Carlos — now, 11 years after his death, Australian Olympian Peter Norman is honoured posthumously by the AOC.
The rising costs of hosting the Olympic Games is making them a less attractive prospect for many cities, but the value in being an Olympic city goes beyond the finances, writes Clint Thomas.