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Aussies downed by Slovenia as Rio qualifiers approach

Aussies downed by Slovenia as Rio qualifiers approach

4 August 2015

The Australian men's basketball team have suffered a third straight loss on their European tour after going down 79-70 to 13th ranked Slovenia.

Larkin on course to emulate hero Welsh in 100M backstroke

Larkin on course to emulate hero Welsh in 100M backstroke

4 August 2015

Australia may soon have a new men's backstroke legend with Mitch Larkin looking to emulate the achievements of his childhood idol Matt Welsh.

Aussie secure semi spot after close win over China

Aussie secure semi spot after close win over China

4 August 2015

The Australian women's water polo team have snagged a spot in the final four of the world championships in Russia after a nail-biting 12-10 penalty shootout win over China.

Records continue to tumble as Dolphins make splash in Kazan

Records continue to tumble as Dolphins make splash in Kazan

3 August 2015

London Olympians Mitch Larkin and Jessica Ashwood have continued Australia’s record-breaking start to the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan.

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Aussies downed by Slovenia as Rio qualifiers approach

Aussies downed by Slovenia as Rio qualifiers approach

4 August 2015

The Australian men's basketball team have suffered a third straight loss on their European tour after going down 79-70 to 13th ranked Slovenia.

Larkin on course to emulate hero Welsh in 100M backstroke

Larkin on course to emulate hero Welsh in 100M backstroke

4 August 2015

Australia may soon have a new men's backstroke legend with Mitch Larkin looking to emulate the achievements of his childhood idol Matt Welsh.

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Almaty lost but is the talk of the town

Almaty lost but is the talk of the town

1 August 2015

Beijing has won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games but it is the closeness of the vote that has everyone talking at the 128 IOC Session.

China wins historic vote to host 2022 Olympics

China wins historic vote to host 2022 Olympics

31 July 2015

Beijing will be the only city to host the summer and winter Olympic Games after being awarded the 2022 Winter Games by the IOC.

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AOC participates in 30 Year Anniversary Uluru relay run

AOC participates in 30 Year Anniversary Uluru relay run

18 July 2015

The nation’s most iconic natural landmark played host to a historic Australian-first relay run to celebrate the 30 year Anniversary of the handing back of Uluru to its traditional owners.

Australian Olympians participate in Deadly Fun Run Championships

Australian Olympians participate in Deadly Fun Run Championships

18 July 2015

Over 100 Indigenous runners participated in the 2015 Indigenous Marathon Project's Deadly Fun Run Championships in Uluru this morning to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the handing back of world famous landmark to its traditional owners.

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Embrace digital or lose youth audience

Embrace digital or lose youth audience

2 August 2015

Marketing guru Sir Martin Sorrell has warned the International Olympic Committee that it must embrace new technology.

Weekend wrap - Monday 13 July

Weekend wrap - Monday 13 July

13 July 2015

Plenty of Aussies have been in fine form around the globe in what was a busy, yet successful weekend of sport!

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Weekend wrap - Monday 3 August

Weekend wrap - Monday 3 August

3 August 2015

As the countdown to Rio 2016 closes in on one year to go, Australians have been chasing Olympic qualification around the globe.

Sepp Blatter stands down from IOC

Sepp Blatter stands down from IOC

3 August 2015

The FIFA President, Sepp Blatter, is standing down from the International Olympic Committee.

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

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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.