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Aussie World Cup Sevens squads announced

Aussie World Cup Sevens squads announced

12 July 2018

Australia’s Sevens sides have named their strongest squads for next week’s Rugby World Cup Sevens with a host of players shaking off injuries to make the trip to San Francisco.

Olympic Cyclist Katrin Garfoot announces retirement

Olympic Cyclist Katrin Garfoot announces retirement

12 July 2018

Australian Cycling Team member and Rio 2016 Olympian, Katrin Garfoot, has today announced her retirement from cycling.

Australia wins big at 2018 Henley Royal Regatta

Australia wins big at 2018 Henley Royal Regatta

9 July 2018

Australia’s Men’s and Women’s Eights have won big at the 2018 Henley Royal Regatta. Racing as the Georgina Hope Rinehart National Training Centre, Australia won the Grand Challenge Cup, for Open Men’s Eights, and the Remenham Challenge Cup, for Open Women’s Eights.

Fourth World Tour gold for Clancy and Artacho del Solar

Fourth World Tour gold for Clancy and Artacho del Solar

9 July 2018

Australia’s dynamic duo of Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar have won their fourth gold medal on the FIVB World Tour of Beach Volleyball in Portugal at the Espinho Open over the weekend.

Triple-double threat Fox on fire after sixth gold medal

Triple-double threat Fox on fire after sixth gold medal

9 July 2018

Jessica Fox continues her unbeaten run by winning the women’s K1 and C1 at Canoe Slalom World Cup 3 in Augsburg, Germany (6-8 June 2018) and making it six World Cup wins in a row.

33 swimmers named for Pan Pacs in Tokyo

33 swimmers named for Pan Pacs in Tokyo

5 July 2018

Swimming Australia has named a 33-strong team to contest next month’s Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Tokyo from August 9-14.

Fox continues perfect record at Slalom World Cup 2

Fox continues perfect record at Slalom World Cup 2

2 July 2018

Jessica Fox’s perfect start to the 2018 ICF Canoe Slalom season has continued, with the Australian making it four gold medals from as many starts by winning the women’s C1 in Krakow, Poland at the Canoe Slalom World Cup 2.

Kookaburras defeat India for 15th Champions Trophy

Kookaburras defeat India for 15th Champions Trophy

2 July 2018

In a match that was too close to be decided in regular time, Australia has successfully secured their 15th Champions Trophy, defeating India 3-2 in shootouts on Monday morning in Breda, Netherlands.

Even with loss to Poland, Volleyroos gain respect from VNL

Even with loss to Poland, Volleyroos gain respect from VNL

25 June 2018

Australia's Volleyroos may have been defeated 3-0 (25-16, 26-24, 25-23) by world champions Poland in their final Volleyball Nations League match at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena, but they won a whole lot of respect.

Aussie sailing team wins gold and silver at Kiel Week

Aussie sailing team wins gold and silver at Kiel Week

25 June 2018

Sound preparation and focus under pressure proved the decisive factors in Australia’s World Champion 470 crew, Mat Belcher and Will Ryan, capturing a hard-earned gold medal, as the Kiel Week regatta in Germany wound up overnight.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.

Did you know?

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