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Six Aussie crews set for 470 World Championships

Six Aussie crews set for 470 World Championships

10 July 2017

It’s high summer in Europe and racing starts at the 2017 470 World Championship in Thessaloniki Greece, 300 km north of Athens on Monday 10th July.

Aussie Softball team narrowly miss World Cup bronze

Aussie Softball team narrowly miss World Cup bronze

10 July 2017

The Aussie Spirit missed out on a bronze medal from the XII Softball World Cup in Oklahoma City with a 3-0 loss to Canada in the final game.

Tears shed as Australia breaks through for first World Grand Prix win

Tears shed as Australia breaks through for first World Grand Prix win

10 July 2017

The Australian women’s volleyball team has broken through for its first ever win in the FIVB World Grand Prix, beating Trinidad and Tobago in Mexico on Monday morning.

Greater gender equality and innovation for Lausanne 2020

Greater gender equality and innovation for Lausanne 2020

10 July 2017

The IOC Executive Board (EB) meeting concluded today with a number of innovative and impactful decisions for the future of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG).

Pearson back to best in London Diamond League

Pearson back to best in London Diamond League

10 July 2017

Sally Pearson has made a triumphant return to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, clocking 12.48 (w: +0.2) to place a narrow second behind world record holder Kendra Harrison (USA, 12.35) at the IAAF Diamond League in London (GBR).

Australia adds another 3 medals to Rowing World Cup 3 tally

Australia adds another 3 medals to Rowing World Cup 3 tally

10 July 2017

Australia concluded its European season yesterday by winning three more medals at World Rowing Cup 3 in Lucerne, Switzerland.

A pair of wins for Australia on Softball World Cup day 2

A pair of wins for Australia on Softball World Cup day 2

9 July 2017

The Australian Women's Softball team won both games of a Softball World Cup double-header on Friday in Oklahoma City, with each game ending in dramatic fashion.

Gold and silver for Australia on Day Two of World Rowing Cup 3

Gold and silver for Australia on Day Two of World Rowing Cup 3

9 July 2017

The second day of World Rowing Cup 3 in Lucerne, Switzerland saw Australia win two World Rowing Cup medals, a gold in the Lightweight Women’s Quadruple Scull and a silver in the Men’s Coxed Pair.

Women's team to contest FIBA Asia Cup

Women's team to contest FIBA Asia Cup

7 July 2017

The Australian Opals have completed their first camp under head coach Sandy Brondello with the squad embracing a new era for the team as they prepare to compete as a part of the Asian Zone at the FIBA Asia Cup, held in India from July 23-29.

Five from five by Aussies at Lausanne Diamond League

Five from five by Aussies at Lausanne Diamond League

7 July 2017

Personal bests were produced by each of the five Australian athletes who competed at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne (SUI).

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).

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.