The Aussie Spirit won two of their four games, beating Canada in the third-place playoff, to earn the bronze medal at the Japan Cup in Takasaki.
Future Australian Olympic surf stars received another massive boost today as the Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre (HPC) gets set to take on a whole new look and feel in 2018 after the first sod of soil was turned in a major expansion project thanks to both Federal and State funding grants.
For the second time in the Emerging Opals' World University Games history, they have claimed the gold medal after a stunning run through the finals which culminated with an 85-76 victory over Japan in the last game of the tournament.
Damien Birkinhead (Vic) is the toast of Australian throwing after the Rio 2016 Olympian threw a national record of 21.35m to place second in Zagreb (CRO) overnight.
Australia secured the top two places on the Event Rider Masters podium for the first time in the series this year at Leg 6 at the Blair Castle Equi-Trek International Horse Trials.
Rio Olympian Ashleigh Gentle has been dubbed ‘the gazelle’ after running from a seemingly impossible position to produce a brilliant bronze medal performance at the World Triathlon Series race in Stockholm on the weekend.
Australian tennis star Daria Gavrilova has claimed her maiden WTA Tour title with a rollercoaster three-set win over one-time Grand Slam finalist Dominika Cibulkova.
Australia has picked up two more gold medals on the final day of competition at the 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, with the men’s K4 1000 and Alyce Burnett in the K1 1000 getting the honours in front of a capacity crowd in the Czech village of Racice.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season
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Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).
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Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.