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Uni Sevens players added to squad for NZ series

Uni Sevens players added to squad for NZ series

16 October 2017

Six rising stars from the University Sevens Series have been selected to join the wider Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens squad that will compete in Bendigo against New Zealand next week.

Japan lead-up to suit Aussie sailors

Japan lead-up to suit Aussie sailors

16 October 2017

Australian Sailing Head Coach Victor Kovalenko has indicated on the eve of the first round of the 2017-18 World Cup Series in Japan that Australia’s proximity to the 2020 Olympics host nation should provide our elite sailors respite from the drawbacks of regular long-haul travel.

Artacho del Solar and Clancy claim first World Title victory

Artacho del Solar and Clancy claim first World Title victory

16 October 2017

In just their second tournament together Australia’s newest beach volleyball team of Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar have won their second international gold.

Kookaburras & Hockeyroos claim double Oceania Cup success

Kookaburras & Hockeyroos claim double Oceania Cup success

16 October 2017

The Kookaburras and Hockeyroos have both won the 2017 Oceania Cup with victories over New Zealand at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre on Sunday night.

AOC congratulates Olympians at Sport Australia Hall of Fame Awards

AOC congratulates Olympians at Sport Australia Hall of Fame Awards

13 October 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) extends its congratulations to all the amazing athletes acknowledged at last night’s Sport Australia Hall of Fame awards.

Coaching gives self-taught surfing superstar Tyler Wright new edge

Coaching gives self-taught surfing superstar Tyler Wright new edge

13 October 2017

It is not often that an elite athlete reaches the top of his or her sport without the help of a coach. But then Australia’s Tyler Wright is not your average sportswoman.

All Aussie teams through to next round at Qinzhou Open

All Aussie teams through to next round at Qinzhou Open

13 October 2017

It was a perfect start in hot and wet conditions for all three Australian Beach Volleyball teams flying the flag at the FIVB 3 Star event in China, the Qinzhou Open.

Aussies both qualify for Oceania finals

Aussies both qualify for Oceania finals

13 October 2017

The Kookaburras and Hockeyroos have both secured their spots in their respective Oceania Cup Finals after big wins at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre on Thursday night.

Athletes learn from the best at Taekwondo Nationals

Athletes learn from the best at Taekwondo Nationals

13 October 2017

With Olympians on the sidelines and Ashgabat athletes on the mats the 2017 Australian Taekwondo Championships in Bendigo, Victoria provided the ultimate environment for Australia’s next generation of fighters to flourish.

Smith to make captain debut in tonight's Oceania Cup

Smith to make captain debut in tonight's Oceania Cup

12 October 2017

Emily Smith says it couldn’t have worked out any better that she will run out as Hockeyroos captain for the first time in front of family and friends in her home state.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

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?

Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.