Top-10 men Cilic and Thiem join two-time champ Goffin in classy Kooyong men’s draw

Thursday 9th November, 2017

Four men ranked in the ATP world rankings top 10 will finalise their Australian Open preparations at the 2018 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic.

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Tassie’s North West shines as Adelaide announced as 2019 host

Wednesday 1st November, 2017

Tasmania’s North West has put on a show during eight days of memorable Australian Masters Games action, according to Games general manager Scott Wade.

Wade praised all involved, especially the many local volunteers, and thanked the 5,000 plus participants who helped make the 16th Australian Masters Games a success.

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From 30 to 93 – Australia’s weekend warriors assemble in Tasmania for Australian Masters Games

Thursday 19th October, 2017

Over 5,000 of Australia’s fittest and most enthusiastic weekend warriors assemble in Tasmania’s North West this weekend for the 16th edition of the Australian Masters Games.

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Raelene Boyle sprints to Legend status and ‘The Hornet’ – Jeff Horn takes out ‘The Don’ at Australian sport’s night of nights

Thursday 12th October, 2017

Raelene Boyle AM MBE has become the 39th Legend of Australian sport and boxer Jeff Horn took home ‘The Don’ award for the athlete who most inspired the nation at the 33rd Sport Australia Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala, presented by Etihad Airways, in Melbourne.

Eight Australian sporting greats were inducted as members into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame and five young athletes received Scholarship and Mentoring Program awards to assist in achieving their sporting dreams as the who’s who of Australian sport assembled for the annual gala.

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Historic partnership to put athletics ahead of the race

Thursday 14th September, 2017

Athletics is a major step closer to achieving its goal of becoming the largest participation sport in Australia, with a new drive to boost involvement at all levels.

Fresh from her win at the world championships in London, Sally Pearson announced in Sydney today a landmark partnership between Coles, Athletics Australia and Little Athletics Australia.

The three year multi-million dollar deal will support grassroots athletics across Australia.

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Magnificent seven short-listed for ‘The Don’

Tuesday 12th September, 2017

They inspired Australia with their epic feats over the past twelve months and now seven of Australia’s best will battle it out against each other for one of Australia’s most coveted sports awards – ‘The Don’ – at this year’s Sport Australia Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala Dinner presented by Etihad Airways.

Drawing from a long-list of over 20 potential candidates, seven finalists have been short-listed for ‘The Don’ to mark one month to go to this year’s ceremony, and the list includes a stellar cast of Australia’s best performers over the past year.

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Preparations on song for 10th edition of Pacific School Games

Wednesday 6th September, 2017

South Australian two-time Olympic marathoner Jess Trengove was announced as the Games ambassador for the 10th edition of the Pacific School Games at the University of Adelaide this morning, as the first of the participating countries and the Games anthem were unveiled.

The marathon star and former Pacific School Games representative joined Minister for Tourism, Recreation and Sport Leon Bignell in previewing the world’s best multi-sport school competition for Australia and international students.

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Medals and memories for the Uniroos in Taipei

Wednesday 30th August, 2017

With the Emerging Opals winning the basketball gold the Uniroos finish the 2017 Summer Universiade with nine medals – four gold, three silver and two bronze medals – and experiences to propel the 184-strong team to the next level in sport and in life.

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Emerging Opals shine to take Uni Games Gold

Tuesday 29th August, 2017

The Emerging Opals have produced a masterclass for three quarters before getting the staggers to defeat Japan 85-78 to win the gold medal at the World University Games in Taipei.

After upset semi-final wins over the USA and hosts Chinese Taipei, the final looked likely to be a blow out with the Uniroos leading by 22 at three-quarter time.

In the end, a plucky Japan got the margin back to seven at the final buzzer. Whilst it was a lot closer than it looked in the final term, the Uniroos were never really in danger.

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Australian sport’s biggest night just 50 days away

Wednesday 23rd August, 2017

The Sport Australia Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala Dinner will celebrate the champions of our nation – past, present and future – on Thursday 12th October 2017 at Palladium at Crown, Melbourne.

Membership to the Sport Australia Hall of Fame is widely considered the highest national sporting honour that can be bestowed. With 549 members, it represents the pinnacle of Australian sporting excellence.

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