Beach volleyballers bow out with heads high 15 August 2016
Our beach volleyball duo of Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy bowed out of the women's competition last night after a hard-fought quarter final loss to USA. They had a remarkable campaign that saw them win four straight games and can head home proud.
Dynamic duo qualify for quarter finals 15 August 2016
Australian duo Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy have qualified for the quarter finals of the women's beach volleyball at the Rio Games. They defeated Poland in the round of 16 and now take on reigning champions USA for a spot in the medal matches.
Fan messages to our athletes (take #2) 14 August 2016
Our Olympic athletes receive fan messages from people who admire them and their efforts at the Games. Sprint canoeists Alyce Burnett and Lachlan Tame, and beach volleyballer Maria Fe Artacho del Solar open up about their favourite ones.
Fan messages to our athletes (take #1) 12 August 2016
Our Olympic athletes receive messages of support from family, friends and supporters who admire them and their efforts at the Games. Rowers Rhys Grant and Sally Kehoe, and beach volleyballer Nicole Laird open up about their favourite ones.
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Bawden & Clancy qualify for knockout phase 11 August 2016
Our beach volleyball combination of Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy are unbeaten at the Games and qualified for the knockout phase, while Nicole Laird and Maria Fe Artacho del Solar missed out in another hard fought battle.
Mixed results for Beach Volleyballers 9 August 2016
Our Beach Volleyball girls experienced the full gamut of emotions on day three of Olympic competition. Hear from all four athletes: Nicole Laird, Maria Fe Artacho del Solar, Taliqua Clancy and Louise Bawden.
Nutritional secret weapon at Copa HQ 7 August 2016
Nutrition is a vital component of any elite athlete's program and the team at our Copa headquarters are well aware of its importance to the success of the Australian Olympic Team.
Copa athletes celebrate Games opening 6 August 2016
Our rowers, sailors, beach volleyball players and cyclists are based at the Copa headquarters and made their own fun for the Rio Opening Ceremony.
AUS Beach Volleyball preview 6 August 2016
Our two Australian Beach Volleyball teams hit the sand on day one of Olympic competition at Copacabana Beach. Hear from Maria Fe Artacho de Solar and her partner Nicole Laird, as well as Louise Bawden and her partner Taliqua Clancy.
The Australian Olympic team enjoyed the final INSPIRE session before the Games begin as well as taking part in an official Rio Welcome Ceremony.
Beach Volleyballers excited to hit the court in Rio 2 August 2016
Taliqua Clancy and Louise Bawden describe their excitement and opposition leading into the games.
Weekly Wrap - 16 June 2016 14 June 2016
Strong swimming has earnt two Aussies automatic nomination, while there were podium finishes across the world for Rio Team members.
Meet Nicole Laird and Maria fe Artacho del Solar
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Weekly Wrap - 2 May 2016 2 May 2016
Find out what your Rio hopefuls and Team members have been up to in the past week including five medals at the Sailing World Cup Hyeres.
Louise Bawden blog - March update 31 March 2016
Beach volleyball Rio 2016 hopeful Louise Bawden gives an update on her preparation for the Games at the Opening Ceremony Uniform launch.
Lou and Taliqua - Opening Ceremony fashion squad 30 March 2016
Rio 2016 hopefuls and beach volleyball pair Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy give their take on the 2016 Australian Olympic Team Opening Ceremony Uniform thanks to Sportscraft and TOMS.
Sportscraft Uniform Launch 30 March 2016
The AOC and Official Team Supplier Sportscraft unveiled the ceremony uniforms for the 2016 Australian Olympic Team at a launch at the iconic Bondi Icebergs.
ASPIRE Perth 1 March 2016
The Western Australian Institute of Sport played hosted to Rio hopefuls at the AOC's inspiring ASPIRE session in Perth