Australians Olympians banned from Copacabana Beach

AARON COOPER & DAVID SIMON Australian Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller has banned Australian athletes from popular Rio beaches Copacabana and Ipanema after dark following reports that American swimmer Ryan Lochte was robbed at … [Read more...]

Aussies favorites to take out 4x100m mens freestyle relay

DAVID SIMON The Australian men's 4x100m relay team qualified third fastest for the final at Rio this morning. The Aussies will start from lane three, with the Russians and the USA occupying lanes four and five respectively. The final will be … [Read more...]

Kerr has high hopes for future in triathlons

SARAH DIONYSIUS Triathlon contender Peter Kerr has his sights set to take out the win at the 2015 Noosa triathlon and plans to compete in a half Ironman distance race in the future. The elite competitor has conquered many international and … [Read more...]

Gold Coast calls for longer surf patrol hours

TORI ZEIDLER Queensland's Surf Lifesaving body is calling for dusk patrols on the Gold Coast where a large number of swimmers have drowned in the last ten years. The 2015 Coast Safe Report has shown more people drowned at Gold Coast beaches … [Read more...]