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
- Queensland strongly represented on the Olympic Triathlon team23 May 2016Queensland triathletes have succeeded in gaining three places on the Australian Olympic team. The athletes were selected on the basis of the results of the ITU World Triathlon Series circuit Olympic qualifiers.Read more…
- Queensland dominates Paralympic shooting and sailor Jake Lilley debuts18 May 2016The Australian Paralympic and Olympic teams are growing with prominent Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) representation by Para-shooters and sailors being selected on the team to Rio.Read more…
- Queenslander Shelley determined to go for gold16 May 2016During the past week, Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) athletes have been prosperous in achieving Olympic team qualifications and selections in the marathon events and athletics.Read more…
- QAS sailors join the growing Queensland presence on the Australian Olympic team6 May 2016Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) sailors, Jaime Ryan and Ashley Stoddart are the newest members of the Australian Olympic Team on their way to Rio in August.Read more…
- Australian Olympic swimming squad features a powerful QAS contingent15 April 2016Queensland is making its mark on the Australian Olympic swimming team. With 23 Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) athletes selected for the Olympic Games in Rio, there is nothing stopping the maroon power.Read more…
- Strong Queensland presence announced for Paralympic swimming squad14 April 2016Queensland para-swimmers have earned 11 spots on the Paralympic swim team to represent Australia at the Rio Games.Read more…