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Pacific nations upset with LOCOG over training grants

Pacific nations upset with LOCOG over training grants

20 October 2010

Some Pacific Island countries are upset after learning they could miss out on a 25,000 pound grant from the organisers of the London Olympics

Hockey star Dwyer on top of the world

Hockey star Dwyer on top of the world

11 October 2010

Jamie Dwyer can lay some claim to being the greatest player to grace a hockey field - and one of Australia's finest athletes - after taking out the world player of the year award a record fourth time.

Freeman 'Blown Away' by Olympic Honour

Freeman 'Blown Away' by Olympic Honour

1 October 2010

Freeman asked to light Olympic Flame at Sydney 2000 10th anniversary.

Sydney celebrates Olympic anniversary

Sydney celebrates Olympic anniversary

15 September 2010

Sydney will once again be touched by Olympic spirit as the Harbour City celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the 2000 Summer Games.Wednesday's celebrations will kick off at 7.30am (AEST) with a breakfast fundraising event for the 2012 Australian Olympic Team

Freeman 'blown away' by Olympic honour

Freeman 'blown away' by Olympic honour

15 September 2010

After accepting the honour of lighting Sydney's Olympic flame, Cathy Freeman was humble enough to give organisers a get-out clause. Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates recalled offering Freeman the star ceremonial role over dinner in a Los Angeles restaurant four months before the 2000 Games.

Local students to light community cauldron

Local students to light community cauldron

13 September 2010

They were just two-years-old when the Olympic Games took place in Sydney ten years ago. Now Anthony Melnyk and Hannah Chiu are the school captains

A marathon voluntary effort

A marathon voluntary effort

13 September 2010

There were over 47,000 volunteers working tirelessly on the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games and each had a different motivation and a different story.

Ten year reunion for water polo winners

Ten year reunion for water polo winners

10 September 2010

The women’s water polo gold medal game was one of the most nail-biting and frantic events of the Sydney Olympic Games.

Sydney 2000: A Stitch in time

Sydney 2000: A Stitch in time

10 September 2010

Details of the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympics were some of the most closely guarded secrets in Australian history.

Budding sport stars anticipate Sydney Anniversary

Budding sport stars anticipate Sydney Anniversary

10 September 2010

Bonnyrigg Heights Public School (BHPS) is one of only 22 primary schools to participate in a unique event to celebrate the Sydney 2000 10th Anniversary next Wednesday 15 September at Sydney Olympic Park.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

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

Did you know?

Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).