Hawkesbury Gazette
Australian sprinter Josh Azzopardi has been added to the field for the men's individual 100m at the Paris Olympics.
John Salvado
Josh Azzopardi and Rohan Browing will both contest the 100m at the Paris Olympics. (Matt Turner/AAP PHOTOS)
Michael Matthews, the main Australian hope in the Olympic men's cycling road race, says a serious tooth problem nearly forced him out of the Tour de France.
Roger Vaughan
Australian cyclist Michael Matthews is steadily regaining form at the Tour de France. (EPA PHOTO)
Rafael Nadal skipped Wimbledon so he would be ready for the Paris Olympics, where he will be looking to add to his tally of gold medals.
Spain's Rafael Nadal made a winning return to tennis in the lead-up to the Paris Olympics. (AP PHOTO)
Australia have battled back from a 24-point deficit against a US team full of NBA All-Stars to lose by six points in their UAE Olympic warm-up.
Glenn Moore and Murray Wenzel
Josh Giddey (3) has impressed as the Boomers pushed the United States in a pre-Games loss. (AP PHOTO)
New Zealand mountain biker Sammie Maxwell has won her fight to compete in Paris after initially being left out of the team over an eating disorder.
New Zealand mountain biker Sammie Maxwell has successfully appealed her Olympics non-selection. (EPA PHOTO)
The Matildas fell to a 2-1 loss to reigning Olympic champions Canada in Spain in their final match before their Paris Games campaign.
World Cup star Caitlin Foord was ruled out just before the Matildas' 2-1 loss to Canada. (Darren England/AAP PHOTOS)
While many of his Olympic triathlon rivals were missing, Australian Matt Hauser's win in Hamburg is a welcome confidence boost ahead of the Paris Games.
Roger Vaughan
Australian triathletes Luke Willian and Matt Hauser (C) celebrate after their Hamburg race. (AP PHOTO)
Defending mountain bike Olympic champion Tom Pidcock is racing the clock to be healthy for the Paris Games after withdrawing from the Tour de France.
Ian Parker
Tom Pidcock has pulled out of the Tour de France with COVID-19 and could miss the Paris Olympics. (AP PHOTO)
The Matildas hope a pre-Olympics friendly against Canada can prove the perfect preparation for group stage matches against Germany, Zambia and the US.
Anna Harrington
Head coach Tony Gustavsson (centre) during a Matildas training session earlier this year. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)
The 2028 Los Angeles Olympics have announced more venues, with the cities of Carson and Long Beach reprising their roles from previous Games held in the region.
Los Angeles Olympics officials have announced a fresh raft of venues for the 2028 Games. (AP PHOTO)
City officials are confident that the Seine's water quality will be good enough to allow Olympic competitors to take to the river.
Paris city officials say the River Seine is clean enough to stage Olympic swimming events. (EPA PHOTO)
After leaving Real Madrid, Hayley Raso is focusing solely on the Matildas' Olympic campaign before thinking about her next club move.
Anna Harrington
Matildas star Hayley Raso says her focus is on the green and gold rather than her next club move. (Dan Himbrechts/AAP PHOTOS)

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