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Kookaburras defeat NZ In festival opener

Kookaburras defeat NZ In festival opener

6 November 2017

The Kookaburras have continued their recent strong form against New Zealand with a 4-0 win over the Kiwis in the opening game of the International Festival of Hockey in Bendigo on Sunday.

Fox, McGrath win top gongs at Australian Canoeing awards

Fox, McGrath win top gongs at Australian Canoeing awards

5 November 2017

Olympic medallist and 2017 Canoe Slalom World Champion in the women’s K1 Jessica Fox (NSW) took home the Canoeist of the Year Award, while Paralympic champion and 2017 dual World Champion Curtis McGrath was awarded the Paracanoeist of the Year Award at the Australian Canoeing 2017 Annual Awards held on the Gold Coast on Saturday (4 November 2017).

Awards show Australian Sailing's diverse strengths

Awards show Australian Sailing's diverse strengths

4 November 2017

America’s Cup-winning skipper Glenn Ashby and rising stars Natasha Bryant and Annie Wilmot were named the nation’s top sailors for 2017 at the Australian Sailing Awards in Sydney on Friday night.

Barty relishing role as Aussie no. 1

Barty relishing role as Aussie no. 1

3 November 2017

The newest member of the world’s top 20, Ash Barty is now Australia’s highest-ranked player across both the ATP and WTA tours.

PyeongChang 2018 countdown hits 100 days to go

PyeongChang 2018 countdown hits 100 days to go

1 November 2017

The countdown is well and truly on until the 23rd Winter Olympic Games are officially opened in the South Korean city of PyeongChang.

Vale Tony Madigan

Vale Tony Madigan

30 October 2017

The Olympic movement and Boxing community is mourning the loss of three-time Olympian and Australian amateur boxer, Tony Madigan who passed away today, aged 87.

Seebohm and McKeon reign supreme at swimming's Gala Awards Night

Seebohm and McKeon reign supreme at swimming's Gala Awards Night

30 October 2017

Two of Australia’s queens of the pool, Emily Seebohm and Emma McKeon were the big winners at Swimming Australia’s Gala Awards Dinner in Adelaide Sunday night.

Small Aussie contingent makes big waves at Enoshima

Small Aussie contingent makes big waves at Enoshima

30 October 2017

Australian sailors have made a statement at the site of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic regatta, with Jake Lilley and Matthew Wearn each claiming a Silver medal amid powerful fleets and tricky conditions at Enoshima Olympic Week, which concluded on Sunday.

Men’s and Women’s Fours take top honours at Rower of the Year Awards

Men’s and Women’s Fours take top honours at Rower of the Year Awards

30 October 2017

Lucy Stephan named winner of Gina Rinehart Rowing Leadership Award; 11 Awards presented at glittering ceremony in Sydney

Women's National Training Centre a massive boost for Tokyo 2020 hopes

Women's National Training Centre a massive boost for Tokyo 2020 hopes

29 October 2017

Australia’s female rowers have celebrated a massive boost to their Gold medal hopes today.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).

Did you know?

Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.