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Aussies continue strong form in Birmingham

Aussies continue strong form in Birmingham

21 August 2017

Patrick Tiernan (Qld) and Jordan Williamsz (Vic) have carried their London 2017 form to the IAAF Diamond League in Birmingham (GBR), with the middle-distance duo contending in the men’s 3000m and men’s mile respectively.

Australia crowned kings of Asia in first FIBA Asia Cup

Australia crowned kings of Asia in first FIBA Asia Cup

21 August 2017

Another complete team performance from the Australian Boomers has seen them claim the FIBA Asia Cup with a 79-56 victory over Iran, finishing their first foray into the tournament unbeaten with six consecutive wins

Fernon wins the world’s longest and toughest horse race in record time

Fernon wins the world’s longest and toughest horse race in record time

18 August 2017

London 2012 Olympian Edward Fernon has added winning the gruelling Mongol Derby to his impressive list of achievements.

Taste of Tokyo for sailing World Champions

Taste of Tokyo for sailing World Champions

18 August 2017

World Champion sailors, Rio Olympic silver medalists Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan, will get a precious taste of the 2020 Games environment when they contest the 470 Class Japan Championships at Enoshima, starting on Friday.

Aussies through to Asia Cup semis

Aussies through to Asia Cup semis

18 August 2017

The Australian men's basketball team have put a four-day break behind them to overcome China 97-71 in the FIBA Asia Cup quarter-finals, advancing to Saturday's semi-finals despite having just ten healthy men on the roster.

Australian lifters ready to take on Asia’s best at Ashgabat 2017

Australian lifters ready to take on Asia’s best at Ashgabat 2017

17 August 2017

In one month’s time, six up-and-coming Australian weightlifters will face Asia and Oceania’s best at the 2017 Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

State Memorial Service for Betty Cuthbert AM MBE

State Memorial Service for Betty Cuthbert AM MBE

17 August 2017

Australian Olympic legend Betty Cuthbert will receive a State Memorial Service at 1pm on Monday 21 August at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Strong finish for Aussies at Asian Championships

Strong finish for Aussies at Asian Championships

17 August 2017

The Australian women’s volleyball team has finished the 2017 Asian Volleyball Championships in tenth place, a solid performance after the team’s sluggish start to the competition.

Coates pays tribute to Olympic great Betty Cuthbert

Coates pays tribute to Olympic great Betty Cuthbert

16 August 2017

Betty Cuthbert, the heroine of the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne – forever “our Golden Girl”!

One year on from Burton's Sailing gold

One year on from Burton's Sailing gold

16 August 2017

On this day one year ago Tom Burton pulled off a stunning victory in the medal race to claim gold in the men's Laser at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

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).

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).