The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens squad for the Oceania Sevens Championship has been named with eight uncapped players to get their first capped opportunity for Australia when the tournament kicks off on Friday 10 November.
Australia's U23 Women’s Epee Team fought its way to a bronze medal at the Asian U23 Fencing Championships in Hanoi, Vietnam last week, upsetting the higher ranked Japanese team 45-37.
The Australian Men's Sevens have claimed their third straight preseason title, coming from behind to beat USA 15-12 in the final of the Silicon Valley Sevens.
Australia added gold and bronze on the final day of the UCI Track World Cup in Poland with Matthew Glaetzer taking out the sprint and Stephanie Morton adding keirin bronze.
Australian Sporting greats Phil Coles and Helen Brownlee, as well as five time Olympian and Olympic Champion Clint Robinson, are amongst the inaugural inductees, who were inducted into the Paddle Australia Hall of Fame over the wee
The Kookaburras have continued their recent strong form against New Zealand with a 4-0 win over the Kiwis in the opening game of the International Festival of Hockey in Bendigo on Sunday.
Olympic medallist and 2017 Canoe Slalom World Champion in the women’s K1 Jessica Fox (NSW) took home the Canoeist of the Year Award, while Paralympic champion and 2017 dual World Champion Curtis McGrath was awarded the Paracanoeist of the Year Award at the Australian Canoeing 2017 Annual Awards held on the Gold Coast on Saturday (4 November 2017).
America’s Cup-winning skipper Glenn Ashby and rising stars Natasha Bryant and Annie Wilmot were named the nation’s top sailors for 2017 at the Australian Sailing Awards in Sydney on Friday night.
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Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.
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Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.