A senior federal government minister has backed the Australian Olympics Committee's bid to reclaim "top five" status at the 2012 London Games.
Just when most Australians’ minds are turning to summer, our Winter Olympians bound for competition in Vancouver next year are lining up for their vaccinations
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced four years of funding for clinical, educational and research expertise in elite sports for the University of Ballarat Centre for Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion.
It barely survived being tossed out of a sailors' bar but finally the original boxing kangaroo flag, part of Australia II's historic victory at the 1983 America's Cup, has returned to Fremantle.The flag was hastily crafted by sailmakers ahead of Australia's first and only America's Cup win.
The first lady, Michelle Obama, has held face to face meetings with IOC members, including AOC President John Coates, to push for her hometown of Chicago
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Sydney Welcomes Home Rio Olympians
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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.