Four Olympic greats will be awarded with Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Orders of Merit, the organisation have announced.
“Very much connected.” It was a key phrase in the Queen’s Message delivered at the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast last night.
At just 16-years-old Cathy Freeman ran her way into the history books at Auckland in 1990 when she became the first female Aboriginal ever to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal in the 4x100 metres.
Olympic Movement hoping fervently for a positive Peace House meeting over North Korea's Pyeongchang 2018 participation
If one believed in spirits, it would be tempting to imagine that of Baron Pierre De Coubertin, father of the modern Olympics, hovering approvingly over the proposed meeting between representatives of North and South Korea in the demilitarised zone that lies between them.
Sydney Olympic Stadium set to be demolished and rebuilt less than 20 years after hosting successful Games
A billion dollar project to demolish and rebuild the main stadium that hosted the 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sydney has been revealed as part of controversial plans announced by the New South Wales Government.
Gold Coast 2018 ambassador Cathy Freeman has claimed the Commonwealth Games could prove a life-changing experience for athletes next year.
Legendary Australian sprinter Cathy Freeman has been unveiled as the sixth official ambassador of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games during a public event in Queensland’s capital Brisbane today.
Harley Windsor is hoping to become the first Aboriginal Australian to reach the Winter Olympics by earning a qualifying place at this week's International Skating Union (ISU) World Figure Skating Championships - but his fate could ultimately rest on whether the mother of his Russian partner in the pairs, Yekaterina Alexandrovskaya, can learn English in time.
As you read this, two young figure skaters are training hard on an ice rink. They are in Moscow; they are on the brink of making history.
It is challenging enough to be a favourite for a race, or for an athlete to be so finely tuned to peaking at the right time to achieve a personal best. What must it be like for those favourite to win before their home crowd?
Back in February 1976 when I edited the magazine Sportsworld, then the official publication of the British Olympic Association, I received a telephone call from a Melbourne radio station in the middle of the night following the British figure skater John Curry’s breathtakingly artistic gold medal-winning performance in the Innsbruck Winter Games.
Cathy Freeman has led the Anzac Day commemorations to remember the Australian Olympians who enlisted in World War One.