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Federal Government announces significant funding increase for Australia’s Paralympians

Federal Government announces significant funding i...

The outstanding achievements of Australia’s Para-athletes and consistent success at past Paralympic Games will be rewarded with a significant funding boost ahead of next year’s
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AIS supports sports, athletes with $115m commitment and increases Paralympic funding

AIS supports sports, athletes with $115m commitmen...

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) is providing sports and athletes with greater certainty further into the future, committing in advance more than $115 million to Olympic, Pa
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Robins, Dunross and Martin named in Australian Sailing Hall of Fame

Robins, Dunross and Martin named in Australian Sai...

The Australian Sailing Hall of Fame acknowledges exceptional performance and contribution at the highest level by an individual or a team, both past and present, and covers all dis
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Sydney 2000: Day 9, Tuesday 27 October

Sydney 2000: Day 9, Tuesday 27 October

Gliders go down fighting while Australia leads the fleet home on Sydney Harbour   Australia’s women’s wheelchair basketball team, the Gliders, progressed through the group s
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Sydney 2000: Day 8, Monday 26 October

Sydney 2000: Day 8, Monday 26 October

‘The Cheetah’ officially becomes the world’s fastest   Lisa Llorens – known as ‘the cheetah’ because of her affection for the majestic animals and her ability t
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Sydney 2000: Day 7, Sunday 25 October

Sydney 2000: Day 7, Sunday 25 October

The painful wait that ended in glory  Three months before the Sydney Paralympics, Julie Higgins’ hip pain returned with a vengeance. However, after a 16-year break from the spor
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