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Chinese officials full of confidence two years from Games

Chinese officials full of confidence two years from Games

8 August 2006

China's preparations for the 2008 Olympics are on schedule and going smoothly, Games officials said today as the clock...

Golden girl Manaudou signs off with two more records

Golden girl Manaudou signs off with two more records

7 August 2006

French teenage sensation Laure Manaudou ended a stunning European Championships with a world record and a record-equalling...

Aussie Sharks burst into bronze-medal play-off

Aussie Sharks burst into bronze-medal play-off

6 August 2006

The Aussie Sharks burst through for a gripping penalty-shootout victory over the United States of America to set up...

Two years out, China on track for great 2008 Olympics

Two years out, China on track for great 2008 Olympics

6 August 2006

Two years before the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, preparations remain well on track with pollution and traffic problems...

Sharks still in bronze-medal hunt

Sharks still in bronze-medal hunt

5 August 2006

The Aussie Sharks men’s water polo team let two games slip at the FINA World League Super Finals in Athens in...

Graham athletes cannot compete in Berlin

Graham athletes cannot compete in Berlin

4 August 2006

Berlin Golden League meet organisers will not allow athletes coached by Trevor Graham, who trains American sprinter...

Steffen betters Lenton's 100m world record

Steffen betters Lenton's 100m world record

3 August 2006

Germany's Britta Steffen bettered Australian Libby Lenton's women's 100 metre freestyle world record in a dramatic day at the...

Masseur denies using testosterone on Gatlin

Masseur denies using testosterone on Gatlin

3 August 2006

A massage therapist who has worked for years with elite athletes at the Prefontaine Classic track meet today denied that he...

Hansen sets world 100 breast record

Hansen sets world 100 breast record

2 August 2006

Brendan Hansen broke his own world 100m breaststroke record, Michael Phelps won the 400m individual medley and Katie Hoff...

Australia falls to Russia in bronze-medal play-off

Australia falls to Russia in bronze-medal play-off

1 August 2006

Despite Kate Gynther’s remarkable scoring prowess, Australia missed the bronze medal at the FINA women’s water polo...

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

Did you know?

Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.