A partner's road to Rio | Carlien's Blog 4 August 2016 (AEDT) | Jesse Parahi

As I watched the huge smile light up his face when picking up that rather oversized Qantas boarding pass, I couldn’t help but reflect on the journey that got us here.


When Shelley goes to Rio | Anthony's Blog 4 August 2016 (AEDT) | Shelley Watts

My sudden urge to wear a floral shirt knotted above the navel and shake some maracas was brought on by one person, my niece, Shelley Watts.


The excitement for Rio builds | Greg's Blog 4 August 2016 (AEDT) | Danielle Prince

I’ve just picked up Danni from the airport after two World Cups in Berlin and Kazan and a “death” training camp in St Petersburg where she competed and trained with the same girls she will be up against in Rio. The three weeks she was away felt a lot longer that it should have.


The Confessions of a Groupie | April's Blog 4 August 2016 (AEDT) | Alyce Burnett

As a survivor of Chronic-Middle-Child-Syndrome, I can confidently say that the world revolves around my sister Alyce.


It has been a wild journey | Matt's Blog 3 August 2016 (AEDT) | Chloe Esposito

At the time of writing it's exactly 2 weeks before I depart for Rio. No need for concern but I don't currently have a passport.


Thanks to everyone in #TeamAislin | Dave's Blog 3 August 2016 (AEDT) | Aislin Jones

The Aussies are #OneTeam but each and every athlete has #OneTeam as well.


Chatting with Tia-Clair | Ngaire's Blog 3 August 2016 (AEDT) | Tia Toomey

I just got off the phone from Tia in Rio. It was great to hear her voice all the way over in Rio as she prepares to lift for Australia.


From Tassie to Rio | Dearne's Blog 3 August 2016 (AEDT) | Georgia Baker

Well the countdown is on! In less than a week I will be making the long journey from Tassie to Rio to cheer on Georgia.


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Rugby - Sevens

Katz family affair in Rio | Rob's blog 2 August 2016 (AEDT) | Josh Katz

Kerrye and I saw the team off, but on this occasion we had the excitement of knowing that we would be joining them in only a few days time.


Portuguese phrases

We have prepared a list of handy Portuguese phrases you may hear either in the stands, on the television or see on social media!


A Gregson family affair | Sue's Blog 2 August 2016 (AEDT) | Ryan Gregson

The Olympic Games are drawing near and I am starting to get pretty excited to see my son Ryan and his partner Genevieve (Gen) LaCaze compete in their respective athletics events.


Sleepless nights in Rose household | Niki's Blog 2 August 2016 (AEDT) | Shane Rose

So it’s 5.30 am, and I am sitting in my office nursing my two month old daughter Zara.


On our way to Rio | Denise's blog 2 August 2016 (AEDT) | Domonic Bedggood

I am Denise or known as Dom’s Mum in the gymnastics and diving worlds.


Let the Games begin | Lisa's blog 29 July 2016 (AEDT) | Lisa Darmanin

The feeling of anticipation for the competition we have been working towards is only days away.


I'm going to Rio! | Rachel's Blog 19 July 2016 (AEDT) | Rachel Jarry

Everyone has a different reaction when the coaches tell them they are going to live out their dream. Personally I was relieved and just so excited.


The Final Countdown | Shannon's Blog 19 July 2016 (AEDT) | Shannon Parry

After a short lived celebration of the World Series win, it was time to refocus and continue our preparation towards the Rio Olympic Games.


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Cycling - Track

34 days to go | Dani's blog 16 July 2016 (AEDT) | Danielle Prince

These final minutes before I take the competition floor are some of the most exhilarating moments I will ever experience.


It's official | Bianca's blog 15 July 2016 (AEDT) | Bianca Hammett

It was in that moment that it really sunk in that we have made the Olympic Team and are going to Rio!


I'm off to Rio | Ryan's blog 14 July 2016 (AEDT) | Ryan Broekhoff

With a big smile that I haven't been able to shake off, I am writing this, the final blog for the Road to Rio.


Interactive Venue Maps

The Olympics will be spread across four distinct clusters. See where all venues and tourist attractions are.


Great start to the season, Rio fast approaching I Jess’s Blog 11 July 2016 (AEDT) | Jessica Fox

I love World Cup season- a new venue each week, great whitewater and world class racing!


A coffee a day keeps the pain away | Alyce's blog 30 June 2016 (AEDT) | Alyce Burnett

With less than 40 days until the Olympics, we have entered a phase of training that only one word describes…Ouch.