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.
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).
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.
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.
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
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season
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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.
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Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.