Linda Pearce Milly Tapper is the nation's third-ranked woman table tennis player; her sights, like so many, focused on next year's Olympic Games in Rio.
Peter Hanlon Being an Olympian means so much to William Henzell, he turned his life upside down 18 months ago to ensure he did it once more with feeling.
Sebastian Hassett If going to this year's Olympics seems like a borderline inconvenience for some Australian athletes given all the problems engulfing Rio de Janeiro, spare a though for the nation's Paralympic team.
Chris Barrett Australia's chef de mission is tackling her role in Brazil head on, from copping black eyes from boxer Shelley Watts to taking on tennis brats Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios.
Chris Barrett In excess of $370 million will have been distributed to sports and direct funding to athletes during the four-year cycle to Rio by the time the flame is lit in the Maracanã Stadium.
Worried you’ll miss something at the London Games but too busy to study the schedule?
All but a handful of China's 396 Olympians competing in London have qualified for the Games under the patronage of the country's monolithic Soviet-style sports system.
Olympic Notebook John Huxley PRINCE Philip once famously remarked of his daughter Anne, now Princess Anne, ''if it doesn't fart or eat hay she just isn't interested''.
Phil Lutton Join us for live coverage of Day 1 of competition at the London Olympics, featuring swimmer Stephanie Rice as she defends her Beijing 400m individual medley gold medal.
Jacquelin Magnay London 2012 organisers promised an investigation after thousands of empty seats were visible yesterday at some of the most popular Olympic venues.
Phil Lutton Live coverage of all the action of Day 2 of the London Olympics.
Scott Spits It's the first instalment in the keenly awaited Meares-Pendleton rivalry,
Chris Barrett and Phil Lutton Australia's Olympic day ended as it began, with a team hopeful of big things wondering where it all went wrong.
Phil Lutton That's all from our live coverage of day three of the London Olympics. Here's a recap of what happened in the pool, plus all of the other action that unfolded while you slept.
Scott Spits Steve Hooker sees Olympic action, the Boomers take on the mighty USA in the quarter-finals and the BMX program gets undeway in London.
Without identifying either by name, Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates described BMX wonder twins Sam Willoughby and Caroline Buchanan as the breed of athletes the Olympic movement is...
Peter Hanlon As much as these Games have been about Great Britain showing the world it has well and truly moved with the times in terms of athletic achievement, they have been a nod to the past.
Robert ''Bob'' Ellicott remembers the moment when Australia's Olympic dream factory became real. It was November 1978 in Canberra.
Chris Dutton Sure, you’ll probably be able to see London’s Olympic Stadium from space when cameras flash for the 10 seconds of the men’s 100 metres sprint.
Samantha Lane Layne Beachley has made her first Olympic team at 40 and is positively amped.