Individual Australian Olympic and Paralympic athletes can now raise tax deductible funds to assist their preparation for the Rio Games by registering to fundraise with the Australian Sports Foundation.
Australian sport making strong progress
11 May 2016
AIS Director Matt Favier said Australian sport had made significant progress in the four years since London 2012 and would go into this year’s Rio Games in a stronger position.
Justice and reward for Tallent
25 Mar 2016
ASC Chair John Wylie has congratulated Australian race walker Jared Tallent and says it’s fitting that he be added to Australia’s illustrious list of Olympic champions.
Letter outlines importance of women's sport
04 Feb 2016
Read the letter Federal Minister for Sport Sussan Ley and ASC Chair John Wylie have written to sports urging for progress in the promotion and recognition of women’s sport.
ASC pays tribute to Mike Gibson
23 Sep 2015
The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) extends its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of decorated sports journalist Mike Gibson, who has died aged 75.
Australian swimming makes a splash
10 Aug 2015
ASC Chair John Wylie has praised Australia’s swimmers for their performance at the World Championships and congratulated Swimming Australia for the sport’s progress.
Investment announcement 2015-16
10 Jun 2015
The Minister for Sport has announced the Australian Government will invest more than $134 million directly into national sporting organisations and athletes in 2015-16.
Shooting outside the circle
20 Apr 2015
In this new video Matthew ‘Richo’ Richardson has a go at coaching a junior netball team — and quickly realises it’s no easy feat.
Children to get more active through PlayNRL
01 Apr 2015
A new pilot will help schools increase the number of students playing rugby league as part of government plans to get kids active and healthy through Sporting Schools.
Athletics must act: ASC Chair John Wylie
23 Mar 2015
ASC Chair John Wylie AM said the recent Independent Review of Athletics in Australia led by John Buchanan has highlighted the need for structural reform in the sport.
23 Feb 2015
AFL star Matthew Richardson tries his hand at community coaching — and discovers what a tough gig it can be.
ASC supporting our sporting officials
03 Feb 2015
ASC CEO Simon Hollingsworth has announced a record number of female officials will take part in the prestigious 2015 National Officiating Scholarship program.
In the first of three videos, AFL legend Matthew Richardson tries his hand at community coaching — and discovers what a tough gig it can be.
Tennis app to get school kids healthy
29 Jan 2015
An innovative app will help schools increase the number of students playing tennis as part of the Government’s plan to get more kids fit and healthy through Sporting Schools.
ASC honours career of Harry Gordon
22 Jan 2015
ASC Chair John Wylie AM has paid tribute to one of Australia’s most respected and influential sporting journalists and historians Harry Gordon.