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Aussies win Gold at World League Tournament Australian Men’s Water Polo team have kicked off their Tokyo Olympic Games campaign in style, taking gold at the 2017 FINA World League Tournament after 8-6 win over USA. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/aussies-win-gold-at-world-league-tournament Sun, 30 Apr 2017 06:58:00 GMT Gaudry to test new routines at National Gymnastic Champs Gymnastics Australia had a chat to one of Australia’s most prominent Trampoline athletes, Blake Gaudry, ahead of the Australian Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne next month. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/gaudry-to-test-new-routines-at-national-gymnastic-champs Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:41:00 GMT Team processing for PyeongChang 2018 PyeongChang 2018 hopeful athletes gathered in Melbourne this week for the Australian Team Processing session. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/team-processing-for-pyeongchang-2018 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:38:00 GMT Mogul skiers up and away to Whistler The excitement of last season’s success has given way to a focus on the year ahead for the mogul skiing program led by coaches Steve ‘Des’ Desovich and Jerry Grossi. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/mogul-skiers-up-and-away-to-whistler Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:30:00 GMT Aussies continue winning form at World League Tournament The Australian Men’s Water Polo team have maintained their winning form with a 10-3 win over Kazakhstan in day three of the FINA World League Intercontinental Tournament. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/aussies-continue-winning-form-at-world-league-tournament Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:00:00 GMT Sexton to guide next generation of Aussie triathletes Wollongong-based London Olympic triathlete Brendan Sexton is taking the sport back to its grass roots in an all-out effort to develop Australia’s future Olympians and Commonwealth Games stars. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/sexton-to-guide-next-generation-of-aussie-triathletes Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:48:00 GMT Cox and James crowned Australian Snowsports Athlete of the Year World Champions Britt Cox and Scotty James have jointly taken out the Australian Snowsports Athlete of the Year Award, which was announced at the 2017 Ski and Snowboard Awards in Melbourne last night. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/cox-and-james-crowned-australian-snowsports-athlete-of-the-year Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT AOC Athletes’ Commission Voting Process for the AOC Elections The AOC elections will take place on 6 May 2017 at the Annual General Meeting. The AOC Athletes Commission will cast two votes. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/aoc-athletes-commission-voting-process-for-the-aoc-elections Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:27:00 GMT Lassila encourages peers to savour Games experience Lydia Lassila has told her peers to ‘savour’ their Olympics experience and make the most of every moment. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/lassila-encourages-peers-to-savour-games-experience Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:47:00 GMT Statement by the AOC Executive The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Executive met this evening to discuss a complaint made by Ms Fiona de Jong regarding the alleged conduct of Mr Mike Tancred. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/statement-by-the-aoc-executive Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:37:00 GMT Women's water polo team announced for USA Australian Head Coach Sakis Kechagias has selected his first Australian Women’s Water Polo Team to contest the up coming FINA World League Intercontinental Tournament in USA from 2-7 May. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/women-s-water-polo-team-announced-for-usa Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:32:00 GMT Nominees for 2017 Australian Ski and Snowboard Awards After a record breaking International season for Australia’s Snowsports athletes, 21 have been nominated for Snowsport Athlete of the Year Awards in their class, in recognition of their outstanding achievements ahead of the Australian Ski & Snowboard Awards. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/nominees-for-2017-australian-ski-and-snowboard-awards Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:02:00 GMT Aus win Intercontinental Tournament opener Aussie Sharks have taken out the opening game of the FINA Men’s World Intercontinental Tournament on the Gold Coast, with a decisive 18-3 win over cross Tasman rivals New Zealand. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/aus-win-intercontinental-tournament-opener Wed, 26 Apr 2017 03:52:00 GMT PB's and Top-10 finishes in London Marathon The 2017 London Marathon produced a scorching women's race with Kenya's Mary Keitany winning in 2:17:01 to set a new women only world record ahead of track legend Tirunesh Dibaba. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/pb-s-and-top-10-finishes-in-london-marathon Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:44:00 GMT Australia third overall at IAAF World Relays Team Australia has finished an outstanding third overall at the IAAF World Relays, with top-five finishes by the women’s 4x400m relay, the men’s 4x800m relay and mixed 4x400m relay closing out an amazing two-day campaign for the green and gold in Nassau (BAH). http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/australia-third-overall-at-iaaf-world-relays Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:31:00 GMT Remembering Australian Olympians enlisted in World War I AOC: On the centenary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli, the Australian Olympic Committee has compiled the following list of Olympians who enlisted in WW I to recognise their service to the country http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/remembering-australian-olympians-enlisted-in-world-war-i Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:59:00 GMT Gemma Tinney crowned Australian Eventing Champion Gemma Tinney, the teenage daughter of Olympic champion Stuart, has won the CIC3* at the 2017 Paul Pace Country National Eventing Championships, held at the weekend at Camden’s Bicentennial Park. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/gemma-tinney-crowned-australian-eventing-champion Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:12:00 GMT Molik believes Aussies can be Fed Cup contenders Team captain Alicia Molik has sounded a warning to Fed Cup rivals after Australia swept Serbia aside 4-0 in their World Group II play-off in Zrenjanin. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/molik-believes-aussies-can-be-fed-cup-contenders Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:19:00 GMT London calling for 4x100m and 4x400m teams London and the IAAF World Championships are calling for the Australian men’s 4x100m and women’s 4x400m relay teams after they ensured their automatic entry by advancing to the medals round at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau (BAH) on Sunday http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/london-calling-for-4x100m-and-4x400m-teams Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:45:00 GMT Australia take third at Kitakyushu Sevens The Australian Women’s Sevens side has finished the Kitakyushu Sevens in Japan in third place with a thrilling 19-17 come from behind victory against Fiji. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/australia-take-third-at-kitakyushu-sevens Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:30:00 GMT Aussie women undefeated on day one in Japan Australia has topped Pool B on day one of the Kitakyushu Sevens in Japan with victories over Brazil (38-0), Ireland (36-0) and Fiji (17-12) to ensure their progression the Quarter Finals. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/aussie-women-undefeated-on-day-one-in-japan Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:58:00 GMT Australian Champs look promising for Prince Gymnastics Australia spoke to Australia’s top Rhythmic Gymnast, Danielle Prince, as she looks ahead to the upcoming Australian Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/australian-champs-look-promising-for-prince Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:01:00 GMT National Championships to put Eventing riders through their paces More than 650 horses from across Australia will converge on Camden’s Bicentennial Park for the 2017 Paul Pace Country National Eventing Championships, happening from 22-23 April. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/national-championships-to-put-eventing-riders-through-their-paces Fri, 21 Apr 2017 01:37:00 GMT 6 things you didn't know about Emily Arthur After her first taste of Olympic glory at the Youth Winter Olympic Games last year, Emily Arthur has her sights firmly set on qualifying for her debut Olympic Games at PyeongChang 2018. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/6-things-you-didn-t-know-about-emily-arthur Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:10:00 GMT Olympians Buchanan and Reynolds set to take on reigning champ Two-time Australian Olympians Caroline Buchanan and Lauren Reynolds will race in Australia for the first time this year at next week’s National BMX Championships at Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/olympians-buchanan-and-reynolds-set-to-take-on-reigning-champ Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:10:00 GMT Aussies aiming for finals at World Relays It has been an amazing two years for Anneliese Rubie (NSW) and her relay teammates, and it will be that experience that inspires her when she takes to the start line at the latest instalment of the IAAF World Relays in Nassau (BAH) this weekend. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/aussies-aiming-for-finals-at-world-relays Thu, 20 Apr 2017 02:19:00 GMT 8 things you didn't know about Paul Kovacs It's been a busy year for Cross Country skier Paul Kovacs as he looks to push towards qualifying for his first Winter Olympic Games. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/8-things-you-didn-t-know-about-paul-kovacs Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:53:00 GMT Australia’s best triathletes inspire the next generation Triathlon’s next generation of stars were given an insight into the life of an Olympic Champion today, as Emma Frodeno (nee Snowsill) and Loretta Harrop inspired budding triathletes with their tales of triumph and defeat at the Olympic Games. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/australia-s-best-triathletes-inspire-the-next-generation Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:12:00 GMT Barty Australia's Fed Cup X-Factor Australian captain Alicia Molik believes Ash Barty brings an ‘x-factor’ to her team that can help them return as a Fed Cup force. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/barty-australia-s-fed-cup-x-factor Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:03:00 GMT Australia tops the Track World Champs As a new Olympic cycle commences, Australian track cycling is celebrating a world-topping performance at the 2017 UCI Track World Championships in Hong Kong. http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/australia-tops-the-track-world-champs Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:44:00 GMT