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Day 1 Preview: Let the Games begin

Day 1 Preview: Let the Games begin

6 August 2016

Australians will be in action in 16 sports on the first full day of competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Big opening day for Australia’s rowers

Big opening day for Australia’s rowers

6 August 2016

Australia’s rowers are ready to take on the world’s best on the opening day of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Hore savours Rio swansong

Hore savours Rio swansong

4 August 2016

At her fourth Games, Kerry Hore, is savouring the sights and sounds of Rio de Janeiro ahead of competition.

Belonogoff and men’s quad not fussed by ‘favourites’ tag

Belonogoff and men’s quad not fussed by ‘favourites’ tag

4 August 2016

Alexander 'Sasha' Belonogoff isn't fussed by the favourites tag going into the men's quadruple sculls.

Aussies show off their Copa base

Aussies show off their Copa base

4 August 2016

Australian media were invited into Australia’s Copa Zone Headquarters today and given an insight into how the team is preparing ahead of the start of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Cool Brennan ready to race

Cool Brennan ready to race

3 August 2016

Three-time Olympian and two-time World Champion, Kim Brennan (née Crow) is feeling well-prepared ahead of her first race in the Women’s Single Sculls on Day 1 (Saturday August 6) of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Living the Ipanema dream

Living the Ipanema dream

2 August 2016

Ipanema is everything you imagine it to be.

Tight-knit rowers ready to race

Tight-knit rowers ready to race

2 August 2016

Joshua Dunkley-Smith and the tight-knit group of Australian rowers are looking forward to racing in Rio.

Youth and experience drives women’s quad

Youth and experience drives women’s quad

1 August 2016

The coach of Australia’s women’s quadruple sculls, Tom Westgarth, is looking forward to seeing his crew take to the water in the coming days when the Olympic regatta begins on day one (August 6) in Rio de Janeiro.

Plan ahead for key Aussie events at Rio Games

Plan ahead for key Aussie events at Rio Games

1 August 2016

Australian athletes have been training for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for years. This week the dream becomes reality, the countdown ends and the competition begins.