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Vale Gillian Rolton

Vale Gillian Rolton

18 November 2017

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Gillian Rolton OAM has passed away aged 61 after a two-year battle with endometrial cancer.

Nicole Livingstone stepsdown from AOC Executive

Nicole Livingstone stepsdown from AOC Executive

17 November 2017

Swimming Olympian Nicole Livingstone today announced she is stepping down from her position as Executive member of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), effective immediately, after announcing she will take up a position with the AFL as Head of Women’s Football.

Hockeyroos hang on to clinch test series win

Hockeyroos hang on to clinch test series win

17 November 2017

The Hockeyroos have hung on to claim an unassailable lead in their three-match Test series with a 2-1 victory over Japan at Adelaide’s State Hockey Centre on Thursday night.

Youthful Hockeyroos Bounce Back Against Japan

Youthful Hockeyroos Bounce Back Against Japan

16 November 2017

The Hockeyroos have exacted some revenge for Saturday’s loss to Japan with a 5-1 win in the opening game of their Test series at Adelaide’s State Hockey Centre on Wednesday night.

Sailors’ path to 2018 Youth Olympics revealed

Sailors’ path to 2018 Youth Olympics revealed

15 November 2017

Some of the nation’s best young sailors have a huge added incentive to excel at the upcoming Australian Youth Championships after confirmation the event will serve as a qualification point for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

Aussie Men clinch Trampoline World Championships bronze

Aussie Men clinch Trampoline World Championships bronze

13 November 2017

Australia's Trampoline team has wrapped up a successful campaign at the 32nd FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria overnight, topped off by the Men's Double Mini Trampoline (DMT) team taking home the Bronze Medal.

Bedggood wins Grand Prix silver

Bedggood wins Grand Prix silver

13 November 2017

Domonic Bedggood showed his Commonwealth Games gold medal credentials as some other leading Australian hopes faltered on the final day of the FINA Diving Grand Prix on the Gold Coast.

Logan Martin crowned inaugural BMX Freestyle World Champion

Logan Martin crowned inaugural BMX Freestyle World Champion

13 November 2017

Australia is celebrating its newest world champion with Brisbane's Logan Martin crowned the inaugural BMX Freestyle world champion at the 2017 UCI Urban World Championships on Sunday.

Kookaburras Claim International Festival Of Hockey Crown

Kookaburras Claim International Festival Of Hockey Crown

13 November 2017

The Kookaburras have backed up last month’s Oceania Cup triumph by defeating New Zealand 2-1 to claim the International Festival of Hockey title at Melbourne’s State Netball and Hockey Centre on Sunday night.

Australia takes second and third at Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship

Australia takes second and third at Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship

12 November 2017

The Qantas Australian Women’s team has finished second at the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship after falling to New Zealand 5-12 in the Championship Final, with the Aussie Men’s team taking third place in a torrential and stormy Fiji today.

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Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.

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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).