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Manaudou breaks Evans' 400m freestyle world record

Manaudou breaks Evans' 400m freestyle world record

14 May 2006

Olympic champion Laure Manaudou of France broke Janet Evans' 18-year-old world record in the 400-metre freestyle...

McEwen wins 10th stage win in Tour of Italy

McEwen wins 10th stage win in Tour of Italy

10 May 2006

Australian sprinting ace Robbie McEwen won the fourth stage of the Tour of Italy to land his 10th in the race overall...

Olympic excitement taking over BMX

Olympic excitement taking over BMX

8 May 2006

The national BMX Cycling championships were held in Adelaide on the weekend but the riders had bigger things on their mind…

Princess Haya of Jordan elected president of equestrian federation

Princess Haya of Jordan elected president of equestrian federation

2 May 2006

Princess Haya of Jordan, daughter of the late King Abdullah, was elected president of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Monday with a promise to haul it...

Australian rowers named for World Championship campaign

Australian rowers named for World Championship campaign

2 May 2006

Ten Olympians, including dual Olympic gold medallist Drew Ginn, Athens silver medallist Ben Cureton and bronze medallists Dana Faletic and Stefan Szczurowski headline...

Swimming world mourns the loss of Roger Smith AM

Swimming world mourns the loss of Roger Smith AM

1 May 2006

Swimming Australia is mourning the death of its most decorated official, 73-year-old FINA Bureau member Roger Smith AM.

Disgraced Wang returns to Chinese team

Disgraced Wang returns to Chinese team

30 April 2006

Disgraced Chinese basketball player Wang Zhizhi has returned to the national team four years after being kicked out...

Australian softball team picked for Worlds

Australian softball team picked for Worlds

27 April 2006

Softball Australia has named a 17-strong women's team for the World Championships at the Fengtai Sports Centre in Beijing, China...

Goss wins first stage Giro dele Regioni

Goss wins first stage Giro dele Regioni

27 April 2006

Australian rider Matthew Goss has scored his second win in as many days with victory in stage one of the Giro delle Regioni in Italy...

Capell, Brookes-Peterson lead the 10km Open Water Beijing charge

Capell, Brookes-Peterson lead the 10km Open Water Beijing charge

26 April 2006

Brendan Capell and Kate Brookes-Peterson clinched the men's and women's 10-kilometre events on day two of the Australian Open Water Swimming Championships...

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Winter Olympic Team Formal Uniform launch

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).

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).