Recent Media Releases

Alexandra Ash appointed as Gymnastics Australia Chief Executive Officer

Gymnastics Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Alexandra Ash as its new Chief Executive Officer. 

John Coates steps down as AOC President after a successful 32-year long tenure

On Saturday, at the Australian Olympic Committee Annual General Meeting, John Coates stepped down from his role as President of the...

Ian Chesterman to succeed John Coates as new AOC President

The Confederation of Australian Sport welcomes the announcement that Ian Chesterman will succeed John Coates as President of the Australian Olympic...

Effective Sporting Organisations: A Practitioner’s Perspective

The success of national sporting systems depends on the effectiveness of its component parts. In Australia and many countries with similar...

AIS Arena to reopen in 2023

Canberra’s largest indoor venue, the AIS Arena, will reopen for major sport and community events.

Victoria set to host 2026 Commonwealth Games

Victoria will host the 2026 Commonwealth Games with towns across the State set to deliver the sixth Home-Games in Australia.

Indigenous players shouldn’t be the only ones to stand up to racism

What I want to hear is people keeping others accountable. If that doesn’t happen then the game has shown its true colours.

CAS comments on the support of sport released in last night’s 2022-23 Federal Budget

Minister for Sport Richard Colbeck said the 2022-23 Federal Budget underlines the Government’s commitment to sport as the nation embarks on a decade-long schedule of major sporting events.  

World No.1 Ash Barty announces retirement

World No.1 Ash Barty stunned the Australian sport community on Wednesday, announcing her retirement from tennis.

Launch of National Indigenous Sports Foundation

The National Indigenous Sports Foundation (NISF) was today launched in a bid to improve opportunities for indigenous people through sport.