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On this day - Hockey's Pearce brothers win silver

On this day - Hockey's Pearce brothers win silver

26 October 2016

On this day (26 Oct) in 1968 the Pearce brothers’ Olympic hockey dynasty closed with a silver medal at the Mexico Olympics.

Chalmers and Larkin claim short course gold

Chalmers and Larkin claim short course gold

26 October 2016

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers has muscled his way to an impressive 100m freestyle victory on the opening day of the FINA Swimming World Cup in Tokyo.

Small making big strides towards second Olympics

Small making big strides towards second Olympics

26 October 2016

Greta Small’s 21st birthday celebration just about sums up everything you need to know about the young star.

Coe backs Bisbane to host 2028 Olympics

Coe backs Bisbane to host 2028 Olympics

25 October 2016

IAAF president Sebastian Coe says Australia should bid for more major sporting events, endorsing the country's potential tilt for the 2028 Olympics and encouraging a proposal to host an historic world athletics championships.

Gentle & Birtwhistle win Nepean Triathlon

Gentle & Birtwhistle win Nepean Triathlon

24 October 2016

Rio Olympian, Ashleigh Gentle claims Nepean Triathlon victory

On this day - Mike Wenden

On this day - Mike Wenden

24 October 2016

ON THIS DAY - 24 October - 48 years ago today Mike Wenden OAM MBE won the 200m Freestyle and set a new Olympic record at the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games.

Chalmers and Larkin impress at FINA World Cup

Chalmers and Larkin impress at FINA World Cup

24 October 2016

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers and Rio silver medallist Mitch Larkin have both landed impressive wins in the two-day FINA/airweave swimming World Cup in Singapore.

Gavrilova goes down in maiden WTA final

Gavrilova goes down in maiden WTA final

24 October 2016

Rio 2016 Olympian Daria Gavrilova has lost her maiden WTA final after going down in straight sets to Svetlana Kuznetsova at the Kremlin Cup.

Minjee Lee claims big win in China

Minjee Lee claims big win in China

24 October 2016

Rio 2016 Olympian Minjee Lee secured her third win on the world's toughest female tour when she closed out the $US2.1 million LPGA Blue Bay event in China today.

Rio Olympians inspire indigenous students

Rio Olympians inspire indigenous students

21 October 2016

Rio 2016 athletes Marianna Tolo and Brendon Reading have helped inspire young indigenous students this week as the Cathy Freeman Foundation hosted a week long ‘Horizons’ Camp in Canberra.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.