AOC News Feed http://corporate.olympics.com.au/ Official website of the Australian Olympic Committee and Australian Olympic Teams; with vision, latest news, images, every Australian Olympic result and historical vignettes. Young guns lead Aussie charge at Wimbledon Aussie young guns Nick Kyrgios, Thanasi Kokkinakis and Bernard Tomic headline a banner Day 1 at Wimbledon in which 11 Aussies feature in singles action. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/young-guns-lead-aussie-charge-at-wimbledon Mon, 29 Jun 2015 05:03:00 GMT Attention turns to Rio for history-making Matildas FOOTBALL: Australia will look to build on their best ever Women’s World Cup finish as they turn their attention to qualifying for Rio 2016. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/attention-turns-to-rio-for-history-making-matildas Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:35:00 GMT Du Toit knows Pacific Games is important for Rio hopefuls Australia’s first foray into the Pacific Games will be the perfect opportunity for some of Australia’s brightest young athletes to shine on the international stage. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/du-toit-knows-pacific-games-is-important-for-rio-hopefuls Mon, 29 Jun 2015 02:47:00 GMT Willett's bronze confirms a star on the rise Junior World Record holder James Willett has claimed the bronze medal in Double Trap at the ISSF Junior Cup in Suhl, Germany. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/willett-s-bronze-confirms-a-star-on-the-rise Mon, 29 Jun 2015 01:28:00 GMT Weekend wrap - 29 June 2015 http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/weekend-wrap-29-june-2015 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:01:00 GMT Algeria too strong for Australia Australia has finished its first leg of this year’s World Women’s Volleyball Grand Prix series without a win, but confident of better results next weekend. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/algeria-too-strong-for-australia Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:31:00 GMT Kookaburras finish on top of pool heading into quarter finals The Kookaburras have finished on top of Pool A at the Hockey World League thanks to a 6-2 win over India in Antwerp http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/kookaburras-finish-on-top-of-pool-heading-into-quarter-finals Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:28:00 GMT Australia breaks 11 year drought against Hungary The Australian men's water polo team have upset Hungary to beat them for the first time in 11 years, claiming a 9-6 win and fifth place at the World League Super Final http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/australia-breaks-11-year-drought-against-hungary Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:19:00 GMT Defeat provides good lesson for Volleyroos Australia has once again shown it can match the best volleyball teams in the world for short periods, but fell away quickly in its 3-0 loss to Brazil in Sydney on Sunday. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/defeat-provides-good-lesson-for-volleyroos Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:06:00 GMT Aussies off to hot start at World Championships Australia’s top ranked men’s and women’s teams both remain undefeated after two matches at the Beach Volleyball World Championships in The Netherlands. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/aussies-off-to-hot-start-at-world-championships Sun, 28 Jun 2015 22:45:00 GMT Delfour gains confidence from Krakow performance SLALOM: Lucien Delfour finished seventh in the men’s K1 final at the ICF slalom World Cup in Krakow, Poland overnight. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/delfour-gains-confidence-from-krakow-performance Sun, 28 Jun 2015 22:42:00 GMT Fast Fox back on top of podium Jessica Fox has bounced back to the winner’s circle with victory in the C1 final at the canoe slalom World Cup in Krakow. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/fast-fox-back-on-top-of-podium Sun, 28 Jun 2015 04:05:00 GMT Sharks claim big win over China A first half goal scoring charge against China has delivered the Aussie Sharks their second win, and a shot at the fifth place at the FINA World League Super Final in Bergamo, Italy. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/sharks-claim-big-win-over-china Sun, 28 Jun 2015 03:53:00 GMT Heartbreak for Aussies at World Cup Australia's World Cup dream is over after an 87th minute goal handed Japan a 1-0 win in Edmonton on Sunday (AEST). http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/heartbreak-for-aussies-at-world-cup Sun, 28 Jun 2015 03:46:00 GMT Hockeyroos set up quarter final clash against Italy Four goal haul from Kenny helps the Hockeyroos to a 4-2 victory over India, setting up a quarter final clash with Italy on Tuesday http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/hockeyroos-set-up-quarter-final-clash-against-italy Sat, 27 Jun 2015 23:35:00 GMT Metzker still feeling the pain of Moscow 1980 AOC: Time heals old wounds but leaves the scars. That is certainly the case for Olympic swimmer Max Metzker who competed for Australia at Moscow 1980. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/metzker-still-feeling-the-pain-of-moscow-1980 Sat, 27 Jun 2015 07:40:00 GMT Double silver for Aussie divers Teenager Georgia Sheehan has overcome a disastrous dive in the preliminary round of the Madrid Grand Prix to win silver in the 3-metre springboard this morning. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/double-silver-for-aussie-divers Sat, 27 Jun 2015 01:51:00 GMT Sole C1 focus has Jeffery primed for big year Canoe/Kayak - Slalom: Robin Jeffery will lead Australia’s C1 men into battle at the second ICF slalom World Cup in Krakow, Poland. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/sole-c1-focus-has-jeffery-primed-for-big-year Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:20:00 GMT Olympic gold the goal for Bogut NBA title-winner Andrew Bogut says his next career goal is a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/olympic-gold-the-goal-for-bogut Fri, 26 Jun 2015 04:04:00 GMT Australia ready to take on World Champions FOOTBALL: It’s an all AFC battle as Australia face defending champions Japan for a spot in the FIFA Women’s World Cup semi-finals. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/australia-ready-to-take-on-world-champions Fri, 26 Jun 2015 03:10:00 GMT Kelly still looking to raise the bar WEIGHTLIFTING: Athletes are fueled by the adrenaline of success. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/kelly-still-looking-to-raise-the-bar Fri, 26 Jun 2015 03:10:00 GMT Young divers to gain international experience Some of Australia’s most promising young divers will get the chance to experience top level international competition when they compete in the Madrid Grand Prix. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/young-divers-to-gain-international-experience Fri, 26 Jun 2015 03:00:00 GMT Hockeyroos go down to NZ Black Sticks The Hockeyroos went down 2-0 to their New Zealand Black Sticks rivals in a typically tight trans-Tasman affair at the Hockey World League. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/hockeyroos-go-down-to-nz-black-sticks Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:59:00 GMT Special Serbians too slick for Sharks The Sharks have gone down to tournament favourites Serbia 12-8 in their third and final group stage game of the FINA World League Super Finals in Bergamo, Italy. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/special-serbians-too-slick-for-sharks Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:45:00 GMT Volleyroos set to take on Brazil One of the biggest months in Australian volleyball history will kick off this weekend when the world’s best volleyball team, Brazil, takes on Australia’s Volleyroos in Sydney. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/volleyroos-set-to-take-on-brazil Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT Sharks overcome third quarter yips to beat USA Sharks hold on for a thrilling 10-9 victory over the USA in their second group stage game of the FINA World League Super Finals campaign http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/sharks-overcome-third-quarter-yips-to-beat-usa Wed, 24 Jun 2015 21:35:00 GMT Kookaburra stay on track with 6-1 Pakistan victory World Champions overcome Pakistan at Hockey World League http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/kookaburra-stay-on-track-with-6-1-pakistan-victory Wed, 24 Jun 2015 21:15:00 GMT Hockeyroos beat host side Belgium 2-0 Kenny, McMahon score in 2-0 win to keep quarter final quest on track http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/hockeyroos-beat-host-side-belgium-2-0 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 21:10:00 GMT Young farmer Willett shooting world records Three hours north of Melbourne in the quiet country town of Mulwala young gun James Willett is making plenty of noise in the sport he loves. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/young-farmer-willett-shooting-world-records Wed, 24 Jun 2015 03:38:00 GMT Sharks go down in opening World League match against Italy The Australian men’s water polo team has opened their FINA World League Super Finals campaign in Bergamo, Italy with a 7-5 loss to the home side. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/sharks-go-down-in-opening-world-league-match-against-italy Wed, 24 Jun 2015 01:46:00 GMT