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Kookaburras come back to defeat France at World League

Kookaburras come back to defeat France at World League

12 July 2017

The Kookaburras kicked off their World League Semi-Finals campaign against France tonight, coming back from being 2 – nil down to win the match 3 – 2.

IOC makes historic decision to award 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games at the same time

IOC makes historic decision to award 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games at the same time

12 July 2017

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today unanimously agreed in principle to award both the Olympic Games 2024 and 2028 at the same time, paving the way for a "win-win-win" situation for the Olympic Movement, Los Angeles and Paris.

Barty and Dellacqua into Wimbledon quarters

Barty and Dellacqua into Wimbledon quarters

12 July 2017

Ash Barty and Casey Dellacqua have continued their march through the women’s doubles draw at Wimbledon, winning through to the quarterfinals on Monday in straight sets over Elise Mertens and Demi Schuurs.

6 things you didn’t know about Taylah O’Neill

6 things you didn’t know about Taylah O’Neill

11 July 2017

Mogul skier Taylah O’Neill made her Olympic debut at Sochi 2014. Alongside her teammates Britt Cox and Nicole Parks, the 19-year-old made her goal of a top-20 finish, ending the games in 16th place.

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.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

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

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.