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Dual Olympian James Chapman announces retirement

Dual Olympian James Chapman announces retirement

10 November 2017

Olympic rower James Chapman has today formally announced his retirement from rowing. Chapman represented Australia at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympic Games, as well as at multiple World Rowing Championships and World Rowing Cups.

Australians make good start at Gold Coast Diving Grand Prix

Australians make good start at Gold Coast Diving Grand Prix

10 November 2017

Australia’s AnnaRose Keating and Brittany O’Brien have both topped their semi-finals in the women’s platform event at the Gold Coast Diving Grand Prix to put them in good positions for medals this weekend.

Figure Skaters named on the 2018 Australian Winter Olympic Team

Figure Skaters named on the 2018 Australian Winter Olympic Team

9 November 2017

A four strong Figure Skating section has been announced in Sydney today, marking the first 2018 Olympic Team members and featuring Australia’s first indigenous Winter Olympian.

Australia to blood young players at Oceania Sevens

Australia to blood young players at Oceania Sevens

8 November 2017

The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens squad for the Oceania Sevens Championship has been named with eight uncapped players to get their first capped opportunity for Australia when the tournament kicks off on Friday 10 November.

Women’s U23 Epee Team win bronze at Asian Champs

Women’s U23 Epee Team win bronze at Asian Champs

7 November 2017

Australia's U23 Women’s Epee Team fought its way to a bronze medal at the Asian U23 Fencing Championships in Hanoi, Vietnam last week, upsetting the higher ranked Japanese team 45-37.

Aussies to blood uni duo at Oceania Sevens

Aussies to blood uni duo at Oceania Sevens

7 November 2017

Teenager Page McGregor has been handed her Aussie Sevens debut, named for next weekend's Oceania Sevens.

Aussie Sevens claim third straight title

Aussie Sevens claim third straight title

7 November 2017

The Australian Men's Sevens have claimed their third straight preseason title, coming from behind to beat USA 15-12 in the final of the Silicon Valley Sevens.

Australia claims four medals at opening World Cup

Australia claims four medals at opening World Cup

6 November 2017

Australia added gold and bronze on the final day of the UCI Track World Cup in Poland with Matthew Glaetzer taking out the sprint and Stephanie Morton adding keirin bronze.

Canoeing greats recognised in inaugural Hall of Fame

Canoeing greats recognised in inaugural Hall of Fame

6 November 2017

Australian Sporting greats Phil Coles and Helen Brownlee, as well as five time Olympian and Olympic Champion Clint Robinson, are amongst the inaugural inductees, who were inducted into the Paddle Australia Hall of Fame over the wee

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.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussie Olympians go surfing at Winter Olympic Games

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.

Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.