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Olympic foursome lead elites into Rotterdam World Championships

Olympic foursome lead elites into Rotterdam World Championships

11 August 2017

Olympians Aaron Royle, Ryan Bailie, Ashleigh Gentle and Emma Jackson will spearhead an exciting eight-strong Australian elite triathlon team named today for next month’s ITU World Championship Grand Final in Rotterdam.

Mathews & Williamsz into 1500m semis

Mathews & Williamsz into 1500m semis

11 August 2017

Luke Mathews (Vic) has won his heat of the men’s 1500m to advance to the semi-final at London 2017, where he will be joined on the entry lists by his teammate Jordan Wiliamsz (Vic).

Harrison and Stirling climb to new heights at World Games

Harrison and Stirling climb to new heights at World Games

11 August 2017

Before Sport Climbing makes its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020, two Australian athletes had the chance to test themselves against the world’s best at the 2017 World Games in Wroclaw last month.

A start in the final beckons for LaCaze, Tiernan and Stratton at London 2017

A start in the final beckons for LaCaze, Tiernan and Stratton at London 2017

10 August 2017

Team Australia has impressed despite saturating conditions on day six of the 2017 IAAF World Championships, with all of Genevieve LaCaze (Vic), Patrick Tiernan (Qld) and Brooke Stratton (Vic) advancing to the final.

Rio Olympian Toomey crowned Fittest Woman in the World

Rio Olympian Toomey crowned Fittest Woman in the World

9 August 2017

Having won silver two years running, Tia-Clair Toomey has been crowned the Fittest Women in the World at the 2017 CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin

Marschall soars to 7th in pole vault final

Marschall soars to 7th in pole vault final

9 August 2017

Kurtis Marschall (SA) is now among the best vaulters in the world after placing 7th in the men’s pole vault final at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London (GBR).

Celebrating the 96th birthday of Australia's oldest living Olympian

Celebrating the 96th birthday of Australia's oldest living Olympian

9 August 2017

Today, 9 August, we celebrate the 96th birthday of Australia’s oldest living Summer Olympian, Catherine Onslow (née Pym), who competed in Fencing at the Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games.

Rough seas for Aussie 49ers at European Championship

Rough seas for Aussie 49ers at European Championship

8 August 2017

The final races at this year’s 49er European Championship were cancelled overnight in Kiel, due to winds gusting above 25 knots, leaving Australia’s David Gilmour and Joel Turner in second place overall.

Aaron Royle keeps Commonwealth Games hopes on track

Aaron Royle keeps Commonwealth Games hopes on track

7 August 2017

Rio Olympic triathlete Aaron Royle has kept his hopes of a second Commonwealth Games on track with a solid 12th place finish in today’s World Triathlon Series round in Montreal.

One year on from Skinner's Trap Gold

One year on from Skinner's Trap Gold

7 August 2017

On this day last year, Catherine Skinner became Australia’s fifth Olympic shooting gold medallist when she took out the women’s trap event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.