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Aussie women win Oceania Sevens

Aussie women win Oceania Sevens

13 November 2016

The Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team has won the 2016 Oceania 7s Women’s Championship in Fiji on Saturday, defeating the hosts in the Final 31-0. The Aussie 7s Men’s team finished the men’s Cup in third position defeating Papua New Guinea 25-5.

Craine ready for season opener

Craine ready for season opener

12 November 2016

It’s been a chock-a-block off season for figure skater Kailani Craine who last competed internationally at the 2016 World Figure Skating Championships in March.

Melbourne 1956 makes history as equestrian events take place in Sweden

Melbourne 1956 makes history as equestrian events take place in Sweden

12 November 2016

In breach of the Olympic Charter and for the first and only time in history, except for a slight exception in 1920, the 1956 Olympics Games were held in two countries.

On this day: Melbourne Olympic torch ignites Australia

On this day: Melbourne Olympic torch ignites Australia

9 November 2016

Sixty-years ago this week the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games were just weeks away and a tradition that began at the Berlin 1936 Games was underway as the Olympic flame arrived in northern Australia.

Women in prime time in Pyeongchang in 2018

Women in prime time in Pyeongchang in 2018

8 November 2016

Women’s events will be more prominent at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Lockett finishes 12th in opening World Cup event

Lockett finishes 12th in opening World Cup event

8 November 2016

Deanna Lockett has made a positive start to the 2016/2017 World Cup season, with two finals performances in Calgary, Canada.

Australia claim historic silver at U23 World Cup

Australia claim historic silver at U23 World Cup

8 November 2016

Australia has claimed the silver medal at the WBSC U23 World Cup and a number of all-important WBSC World Ranking Points after falling to Japan 10-3 in the World Championship Game

Moya Dodd awarded IOC Women and Sport Oceania Trophy

Moya Dodd awarded IOC Women and Sport Oceania Trophy

8 November 2016

Former Australian international footballer and Asian Football Confederation Vice President Moya Dodd has been awarded the IOC Women and Sport Oceania Trophy.

PyeongChang 2018 set to be an outstanding success

PyeongChang 2018 set to be an outstanding success

8 November 2016

Two hundred media representatives from around the globe are in PyeongChang, South Korea, for a briefing from the organisers of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Three time Olympian Fergus Kavanagh set to retire

Three time Olympian Fergus Kavanagh set to retire

8 November 2016

Three time Olympian, Fergus Kavanagh has announced his retirement from the men's national hockey team.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.