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Latest news: Paris Olympic Games

$100,000 for Canberra’s Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls

With under two months remaining until the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, the ACT government has unveiled funding for 34 local athletes to aid them in covering the expenses linked to qualifying and gearing up for the Games.

Canberra United star Michelle Heyman named in Matildas Olympics squad

Canberra United forward Michelle Heyman has been named in the Matildas squad for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games starting next month.

Rattled in Rio, Michelle Heyman is poised for Paris

Calmly steering her way through the storm, Matildas veteran Michelle Heyman says age has given her the confidence to take on the Paris Olympics.

Matildas captain Sam Kerr suffers ‘devastating’ ACL injury, set to miss Olympics

Matildas captain Sam Kerr has suffered an ACL injury while in a training camp with Chelsea and is unlikely to play at the summer Olympics if Australia qualify.

Opals great Lauren Jackson in frame for Olympics comeback

Lauren Jackson has been included in the Opals' extended squad for February's Olympic Games qualifying tournament in Brazil.

Canberra’s Katrina Powell to coach Hockeyroos to Paris

Katrina Powell has been rewarded for coaching the Hockeyroos in Tokyo by being made permanent coach until at least the Paris Games.