Road 2 Rio
With the countdown to Rio 2016 well and truly underway, we take a look at the city behind the Games.
The Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) is off to a great start on the Road 2 Rio. On the anniversary of one year until the Olympic Games, the QAS is proud to have athletes in hockey, archery and synchronised swimming already confirmed for the Australian team.
View interviews with our athletes to hear about their journey on the Road 2 Rio. In the first of our Rio Olympic Specials, we sit down with QAS Olympic hopefuls to find out what the most embarrassing song on their iPod is.
- Canoeing and kayaking
- Synchronised swimming
- Water polo
- Wheelchair basketball
- Wheelchair rugby
- Wet weather does little to diminish Olympic spirit23 August 2016The 2016 Rio Olympic Games have closed out with a bang despite dreary weather, allowing our athletes to let their hair down after the end of competition on Day 16.Read more…
- Podium finishes highlight day 13 in Rio19 August 2016In some positive results from Rio in the last 24 hours, a silver and a bronze medal have been added to the Australian medal tally by Queenslanders.Read more…
- Rio results demonstrate the highs and lows of Olympic competition15 August 2016It was a day of mixed emotions from the Aquatic Centre on Day 6 in Rio with great highlights balanced out by moments that emphasise just how challenging being an Olympic competitor can be.Read more…
- Our swimmers bring home the silverware on Day 512 August 2016On another exciting day of action in Rio Queensland athletes added another two medals to Australias overall medal tally following some inspirational performances at the Olympic Aquatic Centre in Rio.Read more…
- Bronze as good as gold for McKeon12 August 2016It was a brand new day in Rio yesterday for Queensland swimmer Emma McKeon who took to the pool for the final of the womens 200m freestyle.Read more…
- Women's rugby sevens deliver early on Day 39 August 2016Australia and Queensland celebrated this morning following an outstanding gold medal performance by the Women's Rugby Sevens team at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.Read more…