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News from the Queensland Academy of Sport

Queensland Paralympians go better in Tokyo

08 Sep 2021

Queensland Paralympians have edged out their medal performance from 2016 bringing home more gold medals from the Tokyo Games.

Queenslanders to light up Paralympics

23 Aug 2021

Queensland sent elite para-athletes as part of the Australian Team to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

Queensland Hits Olympic High

10 Aug 2021

Queensland’s elite athletes have eclipsed their Rio Olympics heroics bringing home 28 medals from the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Meet volleyball extraordinaire and proud Indigenous woman Taliqua Clancy

04 Jun 2021

During National Reconciliation Week 2021 we’re shining a spotlight on volleyball legend Taliqua Clancy.

Happy 30th birthday to the Queensland Academy of Sport

01 Jun 2021

Monday 31 May 2021 marks 30 years since the Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) first opened its doors to 35 young athletes across 11 sports to become inaugural scholarship holders, including Susie O’Neill, Kieren Perkins and Steven Bradbury.  

Three Queensland debutants to step into Olympic ring

26 May 2021

Three Queensland boxers will prepare to make their Olympic debuts in Tokyo after the Australian Olympic Committee announced its latest round of selections.

Three QAS athletes selected for women’s water polo team

24 May 2021

Three Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) athletes have been selected for the Olympic women’s water polo team this morning.

Lilley sets sail for Tokyo Olympics

24 May 2021

Queensland sailor Jake Lilley has been added to the Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo rounding out the sailing squad.

A grandfather’s straight shooting message inspires Adams for Tokyo Games

22 Apr 2021

When Australian Skeet shooter Paul Adams steps onto the Asaka Shooting Range at the Tokyo Olympic Games in July, he will proudly carry the words of his late grandfather tattooed above his heart while his key message will burn in his ears.

Five QAS added to Australian Team

22 Apr 2021

Five Queensland Academy of Sport supported athletes are amongst the newest faces on the Australian Olympic Team after the announcement at the Australian Athletics Championships in Sydney.