The Australian Men’s Sevens team has been named for the final leg of the 2016/17 World Series, with coach Andy Friend making just two changes for the London tournament beginning on May 20.
The Australian Summer Universiade team has previously seen the likes of Catherine Skinner, Annabelle Smith and Dane Bird-Smith don the green and gold for their nation and university, prior to becoming Rio 2016 Olympic medallists.
The Australian Women’s Sevens team has been named ahead of round five of the HSBC Women’s Sevens World Series in Langford, Canada kicking off on May 28.
Five years after the 2012 Olympic Games, the athletics world is ready once again to focus on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium as London plays host to the 2017 IAAF World Championships from 4-13 August.
Australia’s Chris McHugh and Damien Schumann, and Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy, join the FIVB World Tour in Rio this week content in the knowledge they have qualified for this year’s World Championships in Vienna.
London 2012 470 Olympic gold medal skipper, Mat Belcher, and training partner crew Will Ryan teamed up in early 2013 and dominated the 470 Men’s scene into 2015, winning a record 18 regattas in a row.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Australian Indigenous Olympians recognised for Olympic Day
Did you know?
Colin Coates (Speed Skating) has attended 6 Winter Games: 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988.
Did you know?
There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.