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Nacra silver and four Australian boats qualified for Tokyo 2020

Nacra silver and four Australian boats qualified for Tokyo 2020

13 August 2018

Australia’s Nacra 17 program has confirmed its vast potential for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, despite a frustrating end for all crews and spectators at the 2018 World Championships in Denmark.

Aussie Spirit finish 4th at Softball World Champs

Aussie Spirit finish 4th at Softball World Champs

13 August 2018

The Aussie Spirit lived up to their world ranking with a fourth-place finish at the XVI Women’s Softball World Championship in Chiba, Japan.

Aussies swimming in gold after strong Pan Pacs campaign

Aussies swimming in gold after strong Pan Pacs campaign

13 August 2018

The Australian Dolphins swim team completed a stellar Pan Pacs campaign, coming home with eight gold, 13 silver and eight bronze medals, as well as shattering six Championship records, over the four-day competition in Tokyo.

Matt Wearn adds World Championship silver to stellar year

Matt Wearn adds World Championship silver to stellar year

11 August 2018

Australian Sailing Team Laser racer Matt Wearn has won the World Championship silver medal after a nail-biting medal race in which the West Australian came desperately close to claiming gold at Aarhus in Denmark.

Sailors secure first country quotas for Tokyo 2020

Sailors secure first country quotas for Tokyo 2020

10 August 2018

Australian crews at opposite ends of experience spectrum have secured Australian qualification places for the Tokyo Olympics, despite moderate fortunes on the final day of racing in their respective classes at the World Championships in Denmark.

After X Games medal haul, Martin keen to dominate at Tokyo 2020

After X Games medal haul, Martin keen to dominate at Tokyo 2020

7 August 2018

Entering 2018 as the inaugural BMX Freestyle World Champion, having his sport added to the Olympic Programme for Tokyo 2020 and winning gold and silver at the 2018 X Games have all contributed to a big year so far for BMX Freestyler, Logan Martin.

Hockeyroos finish fourth at 2018 World Cup

Hockeyroos finish fourth at 2018 World Cup

6 August 2018

The Hockeyroos have finished their impressive 2018 Women’s World Cup campaign in fourth spot after suffering a 3-1 loss to Spain in the bronze medal match in London on Sunday.

Hockeyroos hop into World Cup semis with shootout win

Hockeyroos hop into World Cup semis with shootout win

2 August 2018

The Hockeyroos have progressed to the 2018 Women’s World Cup semi-finals after a dramatic shootout victory over Argentina in Thursday morning’s (AEST) quarter-final clash in London.

Crunch time for full Australian Sailing squad at 2018 Worlds

Crunch time for full Australian Sailing squad at 2018 Worlds

1 August 2018

Months of organisation, preparation and training are complete and the finest Olympic class sailors in Australia are ready to put their skills and determination to the test when the 2018 World Championships start at Aarhus in Denmark on Thursday night, 2 August (AEST).

Bright future for Aus Canoeing after successful U23 World Champs

Bright future for Aus Canoeing after successful U23 World Champs

30 July 2018

After an impressive medal haul at the 2018 ICF U23 and Junior Canoe Sprint World Championships in Bulgaria, Paddle Australia National Pathways boss David Foureur believes the foundations have been laid for a strong future in Australian sprint canoeing.

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Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.

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Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.