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Triathlete's ready for new frontier in Abu Dhabi TRIATHLON: Olympians Emma Moffatt and Brendan Sexton will spearhead a six-strong Australian team when the ITU World Triathlon Series kicks off in a new frontier in Abu Dhabi http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/triathlete-s-ready-for-new-frontier-in-abu-dhabi Wed, 04 Mar 2015 06:35:00 GMT Diamond shines with silver and another Rio quota SHOOTING: Australia’s most decorated shotgun shooter, dual Olympic gold medallist Michael Diamond has secured a silver medal in Men’s Trap at the ISSF World Cup in Mexico http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/diamond-shines-with-silver-and-another-rio-quota Wed, 04 Mar 2015 05:47:00 GMT Swimming Australia secures Rinehart funds SWIMMING: Mining magnate Gina Rinehart has signed up as major sponsor of the Australian swimming team in a major boost for the sport. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/swimming-australia-secures-rinehart-funds Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:36:00 GMT Callister wins first World Cup medal SNOWBOARD: Australian teenager Kent Callister won his first World Cup medal when he finished third in the snowboard halfpipe event in Park City, USA. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/callister-wins-first-world-cup-medal Mon, 02 Mar 2015 01:13:00 GMT Sydney bid team back Brisbane Olympics run GAMES: The men who earned Australia the 2000 Sydney Olympics believe Brisbane is in a strong position to be the country's next host city. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/sydney-bid-team-back-brisbane-olympics-run Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:08:00 GMT Bach: Every reason to be confident and inspired by Rio 2016 The IOC has wrapped up a busy week of meetings in Rio de Janeiro. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/bach-every-reason-to-be-confident-and-inspired-by-rio-2016 Sun, 01 Mar 2015 22:02:00 GMT Graham claims World Cup bronze Matt Graham finished his moguls World Cup season on a high when he secured his third medal for 2014/15. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/graham-claims-world-cup-bronze Sun, 01 Mar 2015 21:33:00 GMT Double cup delight for NSW Sevens NSW has claimed a double triumph after its Boys and Girls teams took out the Cup Finals at the National Youth Sevens Championships. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/double-cup-delight-for-nsw-sevens Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:52:00 GMT IOC launches Plan for Olympic Agenda 2020 The IOC Executive Board has adopted an Implementation Plan for Olympic Agenda 2020. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/ioc-launches-plan-for-olympic-agenda-2020 Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:45:00 GMT IOC relaxes rule on athlete sponsors RIO 2016: The IOC is to relax regulations barring athletes from promoting non-official sponsors during the Olympic Games. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/ioc-relaxes-rule-on-athlete-sponsors Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:59:00 GMT Sochi Olympics made $53m profit The IOC has revealed the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia's Sochi made an operating profit of more than $A68.01 million. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/sochi-olympics-made-53m-profit Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:57:00 GMT IOC vice-president says Rio is shaping up well IOC vice-president, Australian John Coates, says preparations for the Rio Olympics are on track. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/ioc-vice-president-says-rio-is-shaping-up-well Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:41:00 GMT Watson back from nasty fall Australia's Callum Watson has matched his 72nd-place finish from 2013 in the world championship cross-country ski race. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/watson-back-from-nasty-fall Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:31:00 GMT Youth Gold Medallists to face off at National Championships The National Youth Girls tournament at Narrabeen is set to boast an array of talent. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/youth-gold-medallists-to-face-off-at-national-championships Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:36:00 GMT Kyrgios out of Davis Cup Australian No.1 Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from next week’s Davis Cup tie. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/kyrgios-out-of-davis-cup Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:27:00 GMT IOC sees solid progress as Rio 2016 prepares The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission saw solid progress being made during its eighth visit to the 2016 host city. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/ioc-sees-solid-progress-as-rio-2016-prepares Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:10:00 GMT Mark Bresciano retires a Socceroo legend Socceroo legend Mark Bresciano has announced his retirement from international football. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/mark-bresciano-retires-a-socceroo-legend Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:02:00 GMT Women's Hockey squads announced Hockey Australia has announced a 23-athlete women’s National Senior Squad and a 16-athlete National Development Squad http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/women-s-hockey-squads-announced Tue, 24 Feb 2015 06:48:00 GMT Aussie NBA stars talk Rio Olympics BASKETBALL: If Patty Mills, Joe Ingles, Dante Exum and Aron Baynes get to stand on the medal podium at next year's Rio Olympics they may think back to a quiet dinner they shared. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/aussie-nba-stars-talk-rio-olympics Mon, 23 Feb 2015 23:35:00 GMT New Volleyball coach to lead Rio campaign Volleyball Australia, is excited to announce it has signed one of Europe’s most successful coaches to lead the men’s national team in its bid to qualify for Rio 2016. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/new-volleyball-coach-to-lead-rio-campaign Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:29:00 GMT Matildas set for European tour The Matildas’ Head Coach Alen Stajcic named a squad for a six week European tour ahead of the 2015 World Cup. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/matildas-set-for-european-tour Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:30:00 GMT Riseley declares don't discount me Jeff Riseley has taken out the men’s 800m from national record holder Alex Rowe at the Adelaide Track Classic. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/riseley-declares-don-t-discount-me Sun, 22 Feb 2015 23:27:00 GMT Bird, Brigden-Jones & Stewart fire at Grand Prix 2 A host of Australian athletes have put their names forward for canoe/kayak national selection at Grand Prix 2. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/bird-brigden-jones-and-stewart-fire-at-grand-prix-2 Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:42:00 GMT Meares now the greatest of all time Australia is on top of the world following a glittering final night of the UCI Track World Championship which saw Anna Meares become the most successful female track cyclist in history. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/meares-now-the-greatest-of-all-time Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:35:00 GMT Birtwhistle and Hedgeland come of age Australian Triathlon's generation next, led by Jacob Birtwhistle and Jaz Hedgeland have came of age in Devonport. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/birtwhistle-and-hedgeland-come-of-age Sun, 22 Feb 2015 20:55:00 GMT Scott claims World Cup Gold Aerial skier Danielle Scott won her first World Cup gold medal in Moscow, adding more strength to an outstanding season by Australian winter sport athletes. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/scott-claims-world-cup-gold Sun, 22 Feb 2015 19:32:00 GMT Tallent guarantees victory for a seventh time A dominant display from Jared Tallent has guaranteed his victory for a seventh time at the Australian 20km Race Walking Championships. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/tallent-guarantees-victory-for-a-seventh-time Sun, 22 Feb 2015 19:15:00 GMT Australia and India agree to Hockey deal Hockey Australia and Hockey India have announced an agreement under which India's men's hockey team will tour Australia in each of the next three years. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/australia-and-india-agree-to-hockey-deal Sun, 22 Feb 2015 06:59:00 GMT Paris pursuit perfection It was a display of pure pursuiting brilliance by Ashlee Ankudinoff, Amy Cure, Annette Edmondson and Melissa Hoskins as they soared to Australia‘s first world title of the 2015 UCI Track Cycling Championships. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/paris-pursuit-perfection Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:50:00 GMT Meares & McCulloch claim World Champs medal Australia claimed its first medal of the UCI Track World Championships through Anna Meares and Kaarle McCulloch in the women’s team sprint. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/meares-and-mcculloch-claim-world-champs-medal Wed, 18 Feb 2015 23:57:00 GMT