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 is being represented in full force with 44 days to go21 June 2016Queensland is stronger than ever with under 45 days until the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and less than 80 days until the Australian team shines at the Paralympic Games.Read more…
- Young QAS Judoka debuting in Rio14 June 2016The number of Queenslanders on the Olympic team is increasing with only 52 days until the Olympic Games in Rio.Read more…
- Bumper week for Queensland Olympic selections10 June 2016We are well and truly on the road to Rio with only 56 days until the Rio Opening Ceremony. Queenslanders Tia-Clair Toomey, James Roberts and Danielle Prince have recently been selected by the Australian Olympic Committee to compete at the Games.Read more…
- QAS archers targeting gold on the Road 2 Rio3 June 2016Queensland Academy of Sport's (QAS) archery athletes Taylor Worth and Ryan Tyack have been selected to represent Australia at this year's Olympics Games in Rio.Read more…
- Queensland Para-cyclists claim Rio selection with 100 days to go31 May 2016Queensland continues to dominate Rio selections, as the Australian Paralympic team gains sixteen Para-cyclists with thirteen athletes and three sighted pilots.Read more…
- 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…