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Tokyo 2020 unveils mascots

Tokyo 2020 unveils mascots

1 March 2018

After 2,402 entries and a vote involving pupils from 16,769 schools. The mascots for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 have been revealed.

Fox wins prestigious paddling award

Fox wins prestigious paddling award

28 February 2018

Australian Olympic dual medallist and reigning 2017 K1 World Champion Jessica Fox has added the “World Paddle Awards – 2017 Sportswoman of the Year” to her long list of achievements and accolades.

Australian Men break title drought at the Sydney7s to cap memorable day

Australian Men break title drought at the Sydney7s to cap memorable day

29 January 2018

The Qantas Australian Men's Sevens side have broken their HSBC Sevens World Series tournament drought after a 29-nil demolition of reigning Series champions South Africa.

Golden haul for Aussie sailors at World Cup Miami

Golden haul for Aussie sailors at World Cup Miami

29 January 2018

lympic silver medallists Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin have set the foundation for a big 2018 after capturing gold in the Nacra 17 class at the World Cup Series in Miami.

Australian Women claim record breaking win at Sydney 7s

Australian Women claim record breaking win at Sydney 7s

28 January 2018

The Qantas Australian Women's Sevens side have created history after claiming the HSBC Sydney7s title thanks to a 31-nil victory over New Zealand in the Cup final.

AOC Acknowledges Australia Honours for Olympians

AOC Acknowledges Australia Honours for Olympians

26 January 2018

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has acknowledged the recognition given to the many Olympic athletes who have received Australia Day honours announced this morning.

Friend changes two for Sydney showdown

Friend changes two for Sydney showdown

23 January 2018

Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens coach Andy Friend has made two changes to his side ahead of the Sydney7s this weekend at Allianz Stadium kicking off on Australia Day.

Skateboarding unites in Olympic push

Skateboarding unites in Olympic push

19 January 2018

Australia’s brightest skateboarding prospects are gathering in Melbourne for a historic launch of the ‘Skateboard 2020 Commission’ as the sport begins preparing for its Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games

Aussie men set for 2018 Asian Handball Championships

Aussie men set for 2018 Asian Handball Championships

18 January 2018

2018 begins with an important event for Australian handball, as the men’s national team prepare to make their debut at the Asian Men’s Championship in January.

Pearson and Wright nominated for Laureus World Sport Award

Pearson and Wright nominated for Laureus World Sport Award

17 January 2018

Australian track star Sally Pearson has been nominated for a prestigious Laureus World Sport Award following her emotional gold medal win at the World Championships last year.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.

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).