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.

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Day 1 Preview: Let the Games begin 6 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australians will be in action in 16 sports on the first full day of competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Aussie cyclists ready to ride road to gold 6 August 2016 (AEDT)

The men’s road race will offer Australia one of its first medal chances of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Strength in numbers – Australian team power play for road race 5 August 2016 (AEDT)

The Australian women’s road team believes its strength in numbers will play a pivotal role in Sunday’s road race.

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Rohan Dennis won't let a training injury stop him competing in Rio 5 August 2016

Rohan Dennis won't let a training injury stop him competing in Rio. With the help of Australian Olympic Team support staff he's back on the bike and ready to ride.

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Rookies ready to roll in Rio 5 August 2016 (AEDT)

Of the 31 cyclists who will compete for Australia at the Olympic Games in Rio, almost half will be doing so for the very first time.

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Australian Olympic Road Cyclists won't be defeated by a tough course 4 August 2016

The Australian Olympic Road Cyclists won't be defeated by a tough course. Richie Porte, Rachel Neylan, Gracie Elvin, Amanda Spratt, Rohan Dennis and Simon Clarke talk course nuances and the local reception in Rio.

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Everything and anything – Aussies preparing for unique men’s road race  4 August 2016 (AEDT)

CYCLING: Australia’s men’s team preparing for what is being hailed as the toughest and most unique Olympic road course in recent time.

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Living the Ipanema dream 2 August 2016 (AEDT)

Ipanema is everything you imagine it to be.

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Plan ahead for key Aussie events at Rio Games 1 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australian athletes have been training for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for years. This week the dream becomes reality, the countdown ends and the competition begins.

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Where are your Aussie athletes as final preparations continue 27 July 2016 (AEDT)

With less than 10 days until the Opening Ceremony in Rio the Australian athletes have started arriving from all around the world. Some are competing, at training camps or just touching down.

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More women than men in historic summer Olympic Team 27 July 2016 (AEDT)

For the first time at a Summer Olympic Games Australia will be represented by more women than men.

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Clarke adds Olympian to lengthy résumé 26 July 2016 (AEDT)

Having already secured some of cycling’s greatest feats, including stage wins at all three Grand Tours, Victoria’s Simon Clarke will add title another to his back pocket – Olympian.

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Porte sets sights on Olympic cycling 25 July 2016 (AEDT)

A bittersweet Tour de France has left Australian cycling star Richie Porte confident he can be a medal contender at the Rio Olympics.

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Spratt celebrates success on eve of her second Games 24 July 2016 (AEDT)

Reigning national champion Amanda Spratt’s Rio stocks rose even higher this week as she celebrated victory in the queen stage at Internationale Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauenin Germany.

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Facts and Figures on 2016 Australian Olympic Team 24 July 2016 (AEDT)

Check out all the facts and figures of the Australian Olympic Team for Rio 2016.

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Clarke replaces Gerrans for Rio road race 23 July 2016 (AEDT)

Simon Clarke is set to make his Olympic debut after he was confirmed today as the road race replacement for Simon Gerrans for the Rio 2016 Games.

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Gerrans out of Rio Olympics 17 July 2016 (AEDT)

Cyclist, Simon Gerrans, has withdrawn from the 2016 Australian Olympic Team for Rio because of injury.

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Weekend Watch - July 15 15 July 2016 (AEDT)

Athletes are fine tuning their Rio 2016 preparations at events across the weekend.

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