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Middlehurst secures Sport Climbing quota for Buenos Aires 2018

Middlehurst secures Sport Climbing quota for Buenos Aires 2018

28 November 2017

Ned Middlehurst has created history as the first Australian to secure a quota place in Sport Climbing for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).

Aussies start FIBA World Cup qualifying campaign in style

Aussies start FIBA World Cup qualifying campaign in style

28 November 2017

Australia have started off their FIBA World Cup qualifying campaign with a bang, cracking the century against hosts Chinese Taipei with a 104-66 victory in their first game of the first window.

Barty awarded 2017 Newcombe Medal

Barty awarded 2017 Newcombe Medal

28 November 2017

Ashleigh Barty (Qld) has taken out her first Newcombe Medal at Monday night’s Australian Tennis Awards.

Thomas Whalan elected President of Water Polo Australia

Thomas Whalan elected President of Water Polo Australia

28 November 2017

Water Polo Australia (WPA) Board on Saturday 25 November elected Olympian Thomas Whalan as the new President of the organisation, with Phil Garling announcing his retirement from the position.

Coates pays tribute to Olympic great Gillian Rolton

Coates pays tribute to Olympic great Gillian Rolton

27 November 2017

Gillian Rolton was an Olympic great – winning two Olympic Gold medals as a member of our 3-day equestrian event team in Barcelona 1992 with Matt Ryan, Andrew Hoy and David Green and again in Atlanta in 1996 with Andrew, Philip Dutton and Wendy Schaeffer, with her much loved Peppermint Grove.

Olympians Clancy & Artacho del Solar make history at Volleyfest

Olympians Clancy & Artacho del Solar make history at Volleyfest

27 November 2017

Australia’s beach volleyball golden girls, Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar, have won the women’s FIVB World Tour event at Volleyfest Manly this afternoon, all but sealing their selection for the Commonwealth Games.

Women’s sprint and Madison titles wrap up Oceania Track Championships

Women’s sprint and Madison titles wrap up Oceania Track Championships

24 November 2017

Stephanie Morton (SA) claimed sprint gold and Kristina Clonan (QLD) and Macey Stewart (TAS) took out the Madison on the final day of the 2018 Oceania Track Championships in Cambridge, New Zealand.

Women's Sevens squad announced for first leg of World Series

Women's Sevens squad announced for first leg of World Series

21 November 2017

In under 12 months, Page McGregor has gone from a Commonwealth Youth Games gold medal to being on the precipice of making it at the pinnacle of Sevens Rugby having been named in Tim Walsh’s squad for the first leg of the Sevens World Series in Dubai.

New look triathlon team unveiled for 2018 Commonwealth Games

New look triathlon team unveiled for 2018 Commonwealth Games

20 November 2017

A new look Australian Commonwealth Games triathlon team has been unveiled on the Gold Coast – heralding an exciting era for the sport that made its Games debut in Manchester in 2002.

Hockeyroos finish 2017 with clean sweep over Japan

Hockeyroos finish 2017 with clean sweep over Japan

20 November 2017

The Hockeyroos have emphatically defeated Japan 8-1 to seal a clean sweep of their Test series in front of a healthy Adelaide crowd on Saturday afternoon.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussie Olympians go surfing at Winter Olympic Games

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).