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AOC congratulates Peter Conde on AIS Director appointment

AOC congratulates Peter Conde on AIS Director appointment

29 August 2017

The AOC today congratulated Peter Conde on his appointment as Director of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).

Australian Women's Softball Team take home Japan Cup bronze

Australian Women's Softball Team take home Japan Cup bronze

29 August 2017

The Aussie Spirit won two of their four games, beating Canada in the third-place playoff, to earn the bronze medal at the Japan Cup in Takasaki.

Surfing Australia High Performance Centre set to boost Olympic medal contenders

Surfing Australia High Performance Centre set to boost Olympic medal contenders

29 August 2017

Future Australian Olympic surf stars received another massive boost today as the Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre (HPC) gets set to take on a whole new look and feel in 2018 after the first sod of soil was turned in a major expansion project thanks to both Federal and State funding grants.

Australia win World University Games gold

Australia win World University Games gold

29 August 2017

For the second time in the Emerging Opals' World University Games history, they have claimed the gold medal after a stunning run through the finals which culminated with an 85-76 victory over Japan in the last game of the tournament.

Birkinhead breaks national shot put record

Birkinhead breaks national shot put record

29 August 2017

Damien Birkinhead (Vic) is the toast of Australian throwing after the Rio 2016 Olympian threw a national record of 21.35m to place second in Zagreb (CRO) overnight.

Barty, Rodionova, Tomljanovic and Thompson advance in US Open

Barty, Rodionova, Tomljanovic and Thompson advance in US Open

29 August 2017

Australia’s women went a perfect three-from-three on Day 1 of the US Open in New York.

Shane Rose lands Event Rider Masters Podium Win

Shane Rose lands Event Rider Masters Podium Win

28 August 2017

Australia secured the top two places on the Event Rider Masters podium for the first time in the series this year at Leg 6 at the Blair Castle Equi-Trek International Horse Trials.

Gentle runs like gazelle for brave bronze in Stockholm

Gentle runs like gazelle for brave bronze in Stockholm

28 August 2017

Rio Olympian Ashleigh Gentle has been dubbed ‘the gazelle’ after running from a seemingly impossible position to produce a brilliant bronze medal performance at the World Triathlon Series race in Stockholm on the weekend.

Gavrilova claims first WTA title

Gavrilova claims first WTA title

28 August 2017

Australian tennis star Daria Gavrilova has claimed her maiden WTA Tour title with a rollercoaster three-set win over one-time Grand Slam finalist Dominika Cibulkova.

Golden double for Australia on final day of Canoe Sprint World Championships

Golden double for Australia on final day of Canoe Sprint World Championships

28 August 2017

Australia has picked up two more gold medals on the final day of competition at the 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, with the men’s K4 1000 and Alyce Burnett in the K1 1000 getting the honours in front of a capacity crowd in the Czech village of Racice.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

PyeongChang 2018 medals

Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.