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Melbourne 1956 Olympics - an unlikely cycling gold

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - an unlikely cycling gold

6 December 2016

It was a successful day for Australia at the Olympics with its first non-swimming or athletics gold medal. There were two golds in the pool, and hockey closed their campaign with a win.

Double gold for Scott in Finland Europa Cup events

Double gold for Scott in Finland Europa Cup events

6 December 2016

With the first World Cup of the season two weeks away, Danielle Scott has showed she is well placed for a strong season following back-to-back Europa Cup victories in Ruka, Finland

 Strong preparation for Brockhoff with Europa Cup double victory

Strong preparation for Brockhoff with Europa Cup double victory

6 December 2016

Belle Brockhoff has started her 2016-2017 international season in the best possible way, winning two Europa Cup Snowboard Cross events in Pitztal, Austria.

Olympic medallists head to Victoria for SWC Melbourne 2016

Olympic medallists head to Victoria for SWC Melbourne 2016

5 December 2016

Sailing World Cup Melbourne begins this week, with several Olympic medallists heading to the southern state to compete in the final Sailing World Cup event for 2016.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - Controversy and near misses

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - Controversy and near misses

5 December 2016

Sailing medals were on the line on Day 14 of the Melbourne Olympics. Australia had a number of medal hopes, but unfortunately there was controversy which cost Australia a gold medal. In shooting we missed a medal by just two shots.

Effort needs to be lifted to cut out doping believes Coffa

Effort needs to be lifted to cut out doping believes Coffa

5 December 2016

Oceania Weightlifting Federation General Secretary Paul Coffa believes enough is enough when it comes to the sport he has dedicated his life to and doping.

Seebohm to swim nine world title events

Seebohm to swim nine world title events

5 December 2016

Triple Olympian Emily Seebohm has added to an already huge workload and will swim in nine events at this week's world short course championships in Windsor, Canada, starting on Tuesday.

Coates pleased with Tokyo 2020 progress

Coates pleased with Tokyo 2020 progress

5 December 2016

International Olympic Committee Vice President John Coates is confident the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are on track following the Coordination Commission’s third official visit to the Japanese capital.

Men's sevens team finish Dubai in fifth

Men's sevens team finish Dubai in fifth

5 December 2016

The Australian Men’s Sevens team has finished the Dubai Sevens tournament in fifth position with victories over New Zealand and Scotland rounding out a solid day for Andy Friend’s young squad.

Women's sevens fall after tough Dubai Final

Women's sevens fall after tough Dubai Final

5 December 2016

The Australian Women’s Sevens team has finished runners up in the first leg of the Women’s Sevens World Series in Dubai in a tough 5-17 loss to arch rivals, New Zealand.

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).