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Women in artistic medal contention COMM GAMES GYMNASTICS: Australia's Women's Artistic Gymnastics team is in second place of the Team Final, and Victoria's Georgia-Rose Brown leads the All-Around competition, after the first day (Day 5) of qualification http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/women-in-artistic-medal-contention Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:33:00 GMT Double triple as swimmers re-write history – Day 5 Wrap COMM GAMES SWIMMING: The penultimate night of swimming finals started and finished in emphatic fashion with a clean sweep of both the men’s 200m backstroke and the women’s 100m freestyle. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/double-triple-as-swimmers-re-write-history-day-5-wrap Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:18:00 GMT Shooters collect three more medals COMM GAMES SHOOTING: Australia’s shooters have produced three outstanding Commonwealth Games medals on day 5 of the Commonwealth Games. At the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre, near Carnoustie they delivered two gold and a bronze. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/shooters-collect-three-more-medals Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:42:00 GMT Glasgow goes green and gold: Blog Day 5 COMM GAMES: The highlights of the #Glasgow2014 #Commonwealth Games from a distinctly Aussie Olympic point of view. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/glasgow-goes-green-and-gold-blog-day-5 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:37:00 GMT Athletics Wrap - Day 5 Glasgow COMM GAMES ATHLETICS: There were some outstanding Australian performances and a lot of courage shown over the two sessions of track and field on Day 5 of Glasgow 2014. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/athletics-wrap-day-5-glasgow Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:20:00 GMT Big win for Hockey teams on Day 5 COMM GAMES HOCKEY: Both of the Australian men and women played preliminary matches on day 5 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. In an extra confidence boost neither team conceded and goals. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/big-win-for-hockey-teams-on-day-5 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:49:00 GMT Mitchell back for more Games gold COMM GAMES GYMNASTICS: As she walked off the floor at the completion of her London Olympics campaign, Lauren Mitchell was done. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/mitchell-back-for-more-games-gold Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:13:00 GMT Willoughby BMX World Champion again Australian Olympic silver medallist Sam Willoughby, fresh off his Time Trial crown on Saturday, survived a dramatic day of head-to-head racing to win his second world title. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/willoughby-bmx-world-champion-again Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:59:00 GMT Australian finish on top – track cycling wrap COMM GAMES CYCLING: Australia's track cyclists are smiling after finishing on top of the Glasgow 2014 medal table with seven gold and 20 total medals (17 in Olympic events – 7G 7S 3B) http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/australian-finish-on-top-track-cycling-wrap Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:08:00 GMT Australian Sevens team rally to claim bronze in Glasgow COMM GAMES RUGBY: Australian Men's Sevens Head Coach Geraint John praised the desire of his side after overcoming Semi-Final disappointment to demolish Samoa in the Bronze Medal match at the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/australian-sevens-team-rally-to-claim-bronze-in-glasgow Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:19:00 GMT Swimming sprinters share podium in Glasgow Australian sprinters James Magnussen, Cameron McEvoy and Tommaso D’Orsogna have produced a clean sweep of the men’s 100m freestyle at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/swimming-sprinters-share-podium-in-glasgow Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:56:00 GMT Shelley claims marathon gold in Glasgow Michael Shelley and Jess Trengove got Australia off to a sensational start in the Glasgow 2014 athletics competition. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/shelley-claims-marathon-gold-in-glasgow Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:04:00 GMT Aussie women outclass Scotland COMM GAMES HOCKEY: Jodie Kenny’s second hat-trick in as many matches launched Australia’s women’s hockey team to a 9-0 win over the hosts Scotland http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/aussie-women-outclass-scotland Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:02:00 GMT Boxers march on in Glasgow COMM GAMES-BOXING: Australia boxing coach Don Abnett says he couldn't have asked for a better start to the Commonwealth Games after another undefeated day http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/boxers-march-on-in-glasgow Sun, 27 Jul 2014 01:55:00 GMT Golden night and relay world record in Glasgow COMM GAMES SWIMMING: Australia’s 4x100m freestyle relay team of Bronte Campbell, Melanie Schlanger, Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell have broken the world record http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/golden-night-and-relay-world-record-in-glasgow Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:30:00 GMT Meares and Team Pursuit men clinch Glasgow gold COMM GAMES CYCLING: Australia collected two gold medals through Anna Meares and the men's team pursuit quartet and bagged three Games records on Day 1 of Glasgow 2014 http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/meares-and-team-pursuit-men-clinch-glasgow-gold Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:01:00 GMT Jackson and Bailie produce fighting fifths Australian triathletes Emma Jackson and Ryan Bailie have both produced fighting fifths in their Commonwealth Games debuts at Strathclyde Park, in Glasgow. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/jackson-and-bailie-produce-fighting-fifths Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:05:00 GMT Aussies march in Glasgow COMM GAMES: AC/DC's Back in Black is hardly a marching tune, but it just seemed to fit when Australia's head banging athletes strode into Celtic Park to the rousing anthem as the Commonwealth Games officially got underway. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/aussies-march-in-glasgow Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:23:00 GMT Emotional Tour stage victory for Rogers CYCLING: Riding in his 10th Tour de France, four-time Olympian Michael Rogers finally got his first stage victory in cycling's greatest race http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/emotional-tour-stage-victory-for-rogers Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:42:00 GMT Latest Youth Olympic Games News YOUTH NEWS: With the second summer Youth Olympic Games starting in Nanjing, China on 16 August all of the youth focus is on this event and the mighty 89 young Australians who have been selected to compete. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/latest-youth-olympic-games-news Tue, 22 Jul 2014 01:11:00 GMT Team Australia drops out of America's Cup SAILING: Australia's hopes of reclaiming the coveted America's Cup trophy in 2017 are over with financial constraints forcing Team Australia's withdrawal from sailing's marquee event. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/team-australia-drops-out-of-america-s-cup Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:19:00 GMT Two Bronze at Shanghai Diving World Cup Australian divers have performed superbly at the premiere diving event on the 2014 calendar picking up two bronze, two fourth places and several other finalists http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/two-bronze-at-shanghai-diving-world-cup Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:19:00 GMT Rowe becomes equal fastest Australian ever ATHLETICS: Victorian middle-distance runner Alex Rowe has equalled the Australian men’s 800m national record at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco, matching the time of 1:44.40 set by Ralph Doubell when he won the gold medal at the 1968 Mexico Olympic Games. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/rowe-becomes-equal-fastest-australian-ever Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:23:00 GMT Australia promoted to World League Group One VOLLEYBALL: The Australian men's volleyball team has been rewarded for their outstanding return to the World League by being promoted to Group One for 2015 http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/australia-promoted-to-world-league-group-one Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:18:00 GMT Olympic Summit gives full support to Olympic Agenda 2020 IOC: Leading representatives of the Olympic Movement met in Lausanne today, with the Olympic Agenda 2020 process central to their discussions. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/olympic-summit-gives-full-support-to-olympic-agenda-2020 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:06:00 GMT Volleyroos fall in tough four set battle VOLLEYBALL: Australia has lost its first match of the Volleyball World League finals in Italy, beaten in four sets by the United States. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/volleyroos-fall-in-tough-four-set-battle Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:51:00 GMT Volleyroos ready for the best VOLLEYBALL: Australia will be missing three of their Olympic stars when they take on the United States tomorrow morning (Australian time) in their first match of the Volleyball World League finals in Italy. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/volleyroos-ready-for-the-best Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT Scott leads at start of golf's Olympic countdown The International Golf Federation has announced the qualification system for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where the sport will make its return for the first time since St Louis 1904. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/scott-leads-at-start-of-golf-s-olympic-countdown Wed, 16 Jul 2014 06:21:00 GMT Basketball World Cup squad named BASKETBALL: Some of the game’s biggest names have been included in the Australian 17-man squad for the road to the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, tipping off in late August. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/basketball-world-cup-squad-named Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:07:00 GMT 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Under the guidance of Olympic Champion Susie O’Neill, 89 Australian teenagers will travel to Nanjing, China to represent the green and gold at the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to be held 16- 28 August 2014. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/2014-nanjing-youth-olympic-games Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:29:00 GMT