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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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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Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit
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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.