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Road to Rio laid out for rugby sevens stars

Road to Rio laid out for rugby sevens stars

24 July 2015

The Qantas Australian Men's Sevens program has released details of its off-season schedule as the squad prepares for the crucial Oceania Olympic Qualification tournament taking place in Auckland on the weekend of 14/15 November.

Track and field stars competing across the globe

Track and field stars competing across the globe

24 July 2015

ATHLETICS: Over 20 Australian athletes will compete at events across the globe in the coming seven days to deliver arguably the most action-packed week of the international season so far.

Buchanan focussed on monster BMX track

Buchanan focussed on monster BMX track

23 July 2015

The monster Rio BMX track adds a whole new dimension to Caroline Buchanan's quest for Olympic redemption.

Aussie Sharks build Kazan assault on defence

Aussie Sharks build Kazan assault on defence

23 July 2015

The Aussie men's water polo team hope a playing style built on steely defence will propel them into the top six in their FINA World Championships water polo campaign.

Speight signs on for Rio

Speight signs on for Rio

23 July 2015

Wallaby winger Henry Speight has agreed a new three-year deal with Australian Rugby that will see him remain with the ACT Brumbies through to the end of 2018 and join the Qantas Australian Sevens Program in 2016.

Gibson rewarded with Boomers selection

Gibson rewarded with Boomers selection

23 July 2015

Adam Gibson’s NBL season may have finished on February 28 but with Australian Boomers’ selection in the offing, there was little time for the 28-year old to take his foot off the gas.

Rio hopefuls in action at U23 World Champs

Rio hopefuls in action at U23 World Champs

23 July 2015

CANOE/KAYAK: Australia’s best young sprint paddlers will race against more than 1000 competitors from 62 countries at the ICF Junior and U23 World Championships in Portugal.

Blake Govers graduates to senior squad

Blake Govers graduates to senior squad

23 July 2015

Australian hockey goalscoring machine Blake Govers has been promoted to the men's senior squad, following the teenager's outstanding performances recently for the national side.

Open water swimmers vie for Rio spots

Open water swimmers vie for Rio spots

23 July 2015

“Swim smart” message to Australia’s open water swimmers on eve of World Championships

Queensland Pierre de Coubertin Awards

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

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