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Aussie softballers on show for Down Under Series

Aussie softballers on show for Down Under Series

20 January 2017

Australian selectors have chosen two women’s teams to tackle high-quality international competition at the Down Under Series in Sydney next month.

Baseball Australia climbs into the world’s top 10

Baseball Australia climbs into the world’s top 10

20 January 2017

Australia has catapulted into the top 10 of the WBSC World Rankings for the first time since 2012.

Skeleton season in full swing for Aussies

Skeleton season in full swing for Aussies

20 January 2017

It’s all systems go for the green and gold skeleton athletes as the 2016/2017 season gets into full swing and the Aussies continue to log strong results.

A day in the life: Snowboard Cross

A day in the life: Snowboard Cross

20 January 2017

Ever wonder what it’s like to travel around the world, racing down mountains for a living? Sochi Olympian Jarryd Hughes takes us through a day in the life of a Snowboard cross athlete.

Snowboarders sail through to finals

Snowboarders sail through to finals

20 January 2017

Six Australians have advanced through to the finals of the Snowboard Cross World Cup in Solitude, USA, led by 2014 Olympian Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin.

IOC and Alibaba Group launch historic long-term partnership

IOC and Alibaba Group launch historic long-term partnership

20 January 2017

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA) today jointly announced a long-term partnership through 2028.

PyeongChang 2018 peparations in full swing

PyeongChang 2018 peparations in full swing

20 January 2017

As the Organizing Committee approach the ‘one year to go’ Games time marker on February 9, President Hee-beom Lee has updated the media on the progress and planning of PyeongChang 2018.

Women's draw announced for Sydney 7s

Women's draw announced for Sydney 7s

19 January 2017

Australia’s Golden Girls will shine for the first time on home soil with the HSBC Sydney 7s draw released today ahead of the World Series event at Allianz Stadium in Sydney from Friday, February 3.

Historic visit by Chinese President emphasises strong ties with IOC

Historic visit by Chinese President emphasises strong ties with IOC

19 January 2017

IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Olympic Museum today, in what is the first visit by a Chinese head of state to the IOC.

One month to Sapporo - a message from the OCA

One month to Sapporo - a message from the OCA

19 January 2017

Tomorrow, January 19, marks the one-month countdown to the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Council of Asia’s 8th Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan.

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Britt back home after World Cup gold

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Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.