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Aussie women looking to qualify for World Champs

Aussie women looking to qualify for World Champs

17 September 2017

The Australian Women's Volleyball Team head to Kazakhstan this weekend considered an outside chance of qualifying for next year’s Women’s Volleyball World Championships, but confident they can make an impact.

Australia officially welcomed at Ashgabat 2017

Australia officially welcomed at Ashgabat 2017

16 September 2017

The Australian team have been greeted in a flurry of colour, costumes and traditional music at the Ashgabat 2017 Welcome Ceremony.

Millman set for Davis Cup debut

Millman set for Davis Cup debut

15 September 2017

Australian captain Lleyton Hewitt says that John Millman’s late call-up to debut in the Australian Davis Cup team for the semifinal against Belgium is a reward for his strong form over recent weeks.

A surreal experience for Australia's first athletes at Ashgabat

A surreal experience for Australia's first athletes at Ashgabat

15 September 2017

The excitement of the local media could not be contained when the Australian taekwondo athletes touched down at Ashgabat International Airport on Tuesday night.

Australia’s finest triathletes hit the roads in Rotterdam

Australia’s finest triathletes hit the roads in Rotterdam

14 September 2017

More than 270 Australian triathletes have converged on Rotterdam this week for the ITU World Triathlon Championship Grand Final.

IOC officially announces 2024 and 2028 Games hosts

IOC officially announces 2024 and 2028 Games hosts

14 September 2017

The session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meeting in Lima, Peru, today elected paris as host city of the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad 2024 and Los Angeles as the host city of the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad 2028.

Uni competition helping strengthen Sevens ranks

Uni competition helping strengthen Sevens ranks

13 September 2017

Australian rugby sevens star Emilee Cherry has given a ringing endorsement for the new university-based women's competition, saying it will help the country remain an Olympic force.

Future looks bright for Aussie baseballers

Future looks bright for Aussie baseballers

13 September 2017

Despite a disappointing final day loss to the USA, the Australian U18 World Cup team matched it with #1 ranked teams, claimed historic victories and made themselves, their coaching staff and their country proud.

Aussie women ready to put on a show for home fans

Aussie women ready to put on a show for home fans

13 September 2017

The Matildas are feeling the love from the Australian sporting public, and want to pay it back with strong showings against Brazil.

National record in Nelson's sights

National record in Nelson's sights

12 September 2017

Australian sprinter Ella Nelson says she has moved past the health concerns that plagued her 2017 campaign.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Winter Olympic Team Formal Uniform launch

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.

Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.