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Jackson baffled by Cambage decision to miss camp

Jackson baffled by Cambage decision to miss camp

27 July 2015

BASKETBALL: Australian great Lauren Jackson is baffled by Liz Cambage's decision to skip a national team camp in favour of a music festival, saying it goes against the teams' long-standing culture.

Tomic defeats Mannarino in Bogota decider

Tomic defeats Mannarino in Bogota decider

27 July 2015

Australian tennis ace Bernard Tomic has successfully defended his Bogota Open title in Colombia with a three-set win over Frenchman Adrian Mannarino.

Aussie girls take top 10 finishes in Open Water

Aussie girls take top 10 finishes in Open Water

27 July 2015

Australia has had an encouraging start to the FINA World Championships with Jess Walker finishing fifth and Melissa Gorman seventh in the 5km open water event.

 Tough Stingers hold Greece at bay in World Championships opener

Tough Stingers hold Greece at bay in World Championships opener

27 July 2015

The Australian women’s water polo team have snatched an 8-7 final minute victory against Greece, in a scrappy opening game of the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Divers win two bronze and qualify team for Rio

Divers win two bronze and qualify team for Rio

26 July 2015

Australia has won two bronze medals in the diving at the World Aquatic Championships in Kazan, and have also qualified their women’s 3-metre synchro team for the Rio Olympics.

BMX Buchanan wins silver as Aussie men miss podium

BMX Buchanan wins silver as Aussie men miss podium

26 July 2015

Australian golden girl Caroline Buchanan has won silver on a rain and windswept track at the BMX World Championships in Zolder, Belgium.

Mickle third in javelin at London anniversary meet

Mickle third in javelin at London anniversary meet

26 July 2015

ATHLETICS: Javelin thrower Kimberley Mickle says she's still searching for "that one big one" and hopes to unleash it at the world championships in Beijing next month.

Aussie stars just off the time trial podium

Aussie stars just off the time trial podium

25 July 2015

Australian superstars Sam Willoughby and Caroline Buchanan finished just outside the medals in the elite time trial events at the UCI BMX World Championships in Zolder, Belgium on Friday night.

Harradine bronze in London as Riseley & McEntee win in Dublin

Harradine bronze in London as Riseley & McEntee win in Dublin

25 July 2015

ATHLETICS: A penultimate round throw of 63.98m in London has delivered Benn Harradine his fifth consecutive podium appearance

Bawden and Clancy bow out in Yokohama

Bawden and Clancy bow out in Yokohama

25 July 2015

Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy have bowed out in the round of 16 of the Yokohama Grand Slam event after going down in their first elimination match.

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

Rio Olympic Village

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