From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Rio Olympic rowing champion Kim Brennan is one of three Australian athletes to have confidential medical data published by the Russian cyber espionage group the Fancy Bears.
The Algerian women’s goalball team could face disqualification from the Rio Paralympics for missing two games because they hadn’t arrived in the country.
John Wylie is a highly-respected and successful businessman, and must have a substantial sporting background to be the chairman of the Australian Sports Commission, and a former chairman of the MCG.
Australian Sports Commission (ASC) head John Wylie says an on-line national lottery to provide extra funding is crucial if Australia is ever to finish top five on the Olympic medals table again.
Olympic swimmer Mack Horton says reviews into Australia’s showing in the pool at Rio will focus on purely on team performance and not culture.
An emotional Kitty Chiller has declared she wants to stay on as Australia’s Olympic team boss for the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Australian swimmers Bronte Barratt and Madison Wilson have reportedly been hospitalised in Rio, missing the team’s first chartered flight home from the Olympics.
Swimwear maker Speedo and luxury retailer Ralph Lauren Corp have ended their sponsorship contracts with Ryan Lochte, days after the US swimmer admitted to exaggerating his story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio during the Olympics.
With the 2016 Olympics now over, Australia has finished tenth in the final medal tally, winning a total of 29 medals across 13 events.
Australian golfer Robert Allenby’s verified Twitter account has launched a tirade against his “haters”, taking exception to a reference to under-fire US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. After a one-year Twitter hiatus, Allenby’s account unleashed several attacks at a fellow golfer and critics, one who asked if he had any tips for Lochte. He seemed unhappy […]
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Serbia vs USA – Men’s Basketball gold medal game – Rio 2016 Olympic Games – date, start time, live streamBy The Roar, 21 Aug 2016
The USA will play against Serbia for the gold medal in men’s basketball at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with the match starting at 4:45am (AEST) on Monday, 22 August (AEST).
Australia Boomers vs Spain – Men’s Basketball bronze medal game – Rio 2016 Olympic Games – date, start time, live streamBy The Roar, 21 Aug 2016
Australia’s Boomers will play against Spain for the bronze medal in men’s basketball at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with the match starting at 12:30am (AEST) on Monday, 22 August (AEST).
The 2016 Rio Olympics comes to a close with the party that is the closing ceremony kicking off on Monday, August 22 at 9am (AEST).
It’s the final day of action at the Rio Olympics, which means there’s nothing but medal events on offer.
The final of the men’s 1500m event at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games will be raced at 10am (AEST) on Sunday, 21 August.
USA vs Spain – Women’s Basketball gold medal match – Rio 2016 Olympic Games – date, start time, live streamBy The Roar, 21 Aug 2016
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The Australian Paralympic Team has finished the Rio Paralympics in fifth place on the medal table with 81 medals; 22 gold, 30 silver 29 bronze. The Games was a fantastic showcase of the sporting abilities of Paralympians.
Australia had more gold medallists at this Paralympics than at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics combined.
The Para-triathlon event has only just begun at the Rio Paralympics, with this event being held for the first time at the Paralympic Games.
With the Paralympics getting underway today, let’s finish running through the sports on offer in Rio.
The Australian men’s wheelchair basketball captain, four-time Paralympic Games representative Brad Ness, has been announced as Australia’s flag bearer at the 2016 Rio Games.
With the 2016 Rio Olympics done and dusted, all eyes are now on our Australian athletes competing at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, and it is now their time to shine.
With the Paralympics starting tomorrow, we’ll have a look at all of the sports at the Games, from the ones Australia have previously medalled in, the little-known ones, and the ones where our Aussies are heading in as favourites.
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Australian Paralympic Team will be competing at the Rio Paralympics from 7 to 18 September. The Games go over 11 days and there are 528 medal events in 22 sports.
The controversy surrounding Caster Semenya winning the women’s 800m at the Rio Olympics doesn’t look like subsiding any time soon.
Of the many and varied diagnoses of our Rio Olympics swim team ills, perhaps the most bizarre popped up on the American swim news site SwimSwam.
‘This is the most disgraceful performance by a national squad in Australian sporting history.’
Cate Campbell’s shortcoming in the Rio Olympics 100m freestyle final was disappointing, but still expected.
When Cate Campbell imploded in the women’s 100m freestyle final – the most certain of our certain gold medallists – I was as stunned as anyone.
Since 1996, Australia has a very good record of bringing home medals in team sports at the Olympics. Many commentators have indicated their disappointment with Australian results in team sports at Rio, even though Australia did win a gold medal in women’s rugby sevens.
There has been a lot of talk recently about the amount of funding that goes into elite sport, with hockey coping it as a team sport that delivered disappointing results at the Rio Olympics.