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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...

Police find Tatiana's Olympic silver medal

Police find Tatiana's Olympic silver medal

1 August 2006

Stolen Olympic and Commonwealth Games medals belonging to Australian pole vaulter Tatiana Grigorieva have been found...

Germans break Aussie girls’ freestyle world record

Germans break Aussie girls’ freestyle world record

1 August 2006

The Australian 4x100 metres freestyle relay team will have a race on its hands at next year’s FINA World Championships...

Matildas lose in heartbreaking shootout

Matildas lose in heartbreaking shootout

31 July 2006

Australia has lost the final of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup to China, after a dramatic penalty shootout...

Kookaburras fourth in Champions Trophy

Kookaburras fourth in Champions Trophy

31 July 2006

Olympic Champions the Kookaburras have finished fourth at the Champions Trophy in Spain after going down 5-4 in penalty...

Australia to play Russia for World League bronze medal

Australia to play Russia for World League bronze medal

31 July 2006

Australia will play Russia for the bronze medal at the FINA women’s water polo World League Super Finals in Cosenza...

Stockholm celebrates 50 year anniversary of Equestion events

Stockholm celebrates 50 year anniversary of Equestion events

31 July 2006

Over 20,000 spectators gathered in the Stockholm Stadium last week to join in the celebration of the 50-year anniversary...

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussies in Action Day 12

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).