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Boomers shock France for upset win

Boomers shock France for upset win

14 August 2006

Boomers star Andrew Bogut scored 20 points to lead his country to a miraculous victory against heavily favoured France 77-71...

Australian sprinters begin their Beijing build up with clean sweep

Australian sprinters begin their Beijing build up with clean sweep

14 August 2006

Australia's sprint cyclists have scored a clean sweep at the Los Angeles Cycling Classic in the first event of their...

Aussies crush Olympic champions to lift third World Cup

Aussies crush Olympic champions to lift third World Cup

13 August 2006

Australia spurned Olympic champion Italy’s challenge 10-7 to win the Women’s Water Polo World Cup in Tianjin, China...

Kookaburras defeat Korea in tight contest

Kookaburras defeat Korea in tight contest

13 August 2006

The Kookaburras won game two of their four-match series against Korea in Canberra on Sunday, 2-1 in a tough battle...

Water Polo Girls Hungary in China

Water Polo Girls Hungary in China

11 August 2006

Australia crushed reigning champion Hungary 9-6 overnight to cruise into Saturday’s semifinals of the Women’s...

IAAF investigating Gatlin's coach on doping charges

IAAF investigating Gatlin's coach on doping charges

11 August 2006

Track and field's world governing body is investigating Justin Gatlin's coach for alleged doping violations...

Australia defeat Olympic champions

Australia defeat Olympic champions

10 August 2006

Australian goalkeeper Alicia McCormack helped shut down Olympic champion Italy on the second night of the Women’s Water...

Aussies start World Cup with strong win

Aussies start World Cup with strong win

9 August 2006

Australia reaffirmed its Commonwealth champion status with a stirring 12-8 victory over Canada on the opening night...

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...

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Olympic Day 2018

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?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.