Keshena Waterford has made history for Australia by winning the nation’s first ever Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) medal with bronze in Taekwondo.
Seventeen years to the day since Brazil beat Australia 2-1 at the Sydney 2000 Olympics, the Matildas have returned the favour in Newcastle with a 3-2 win.
The competitive camaraderie between two of Australia’s finest sailors will reach another peak tonight when Rio Olympic Gold medalist Tom Burton and recent World No.1 Matthew Wearn battle out the final stages of the 2017 Laser World Championship at Split in Croatia.
It was a classic case of ‘the luck of the draw’ for Australia’s first taekwondo competitor at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) on Monday.
Emily Van Egmond says the Matildas are relishing the opportunity to showcase their ‘exciting’ brand of football in front of some bumper crowds on home soil.
Keean Van Venrooij and Nikita Mawhirt are Australia’s first qualified athletes for the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games (YOG) having finished as the top ranked Oceania athletes at the YOG Continental qualifier in Gotemba, Japan.
Rio 2016 Olympian Marc Leishman has survived and triumphed on his greatest day in tournament golf, winning the BMW Championship in Chicago to confirm his status among the world’s elite.
Steve Darcis has proved to be Australia’s Davis Cup nemesis yet again as Belgium sealed a place in November’s final against France with a 3-2 win in Brussels.
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Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.
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At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.