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Olympic Games televised on Beijing trains

Olympic Games televised on Beijing trains

8 June 2007

Transmitters which pick up above ground TV signals have been installed along Beijing’s new No. 5 train line. This technology will enable passengers to watch the Olympic Games live whilst traveling.

Paris comeback for Arthurs

Paris comeback for Arthurs

8 June 2007

Wayne Arthurs has returned to Grand Slam competition at French Open qualifying on 22 May in Paris.

Australia paddle to gold in France

Australia paddle to gold in France

8 June 2007

Australia won two medals in the finals of the French Flatwater Canoe/Kayak World Cup on the weekend.

A challenging blow

A challenging blow

8 June 2007

The Matildas 2-0 loss to DPR (North) Korea on 3 June is a testing blow to their Beijing campaign.

Bell Bags Silver in Slovenia

Bell Bags Silver in Slovenia

8 June 2007

Robin Bell has enjoyed a return to form, taking silver in the Super Final of the Slovenian Open in Tacen on Sunday.

Business on winning track for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

Business on winning track for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

8 June 2007

An Australian Government business initiative to help Australian companies develop international partnerships and global business opportunities will take place during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The Minister for Trade, Warren Truss, launched Business Club Australia - Beijing 2008 Olympic Games today at...

Olympic President has “high hopes for Australian Team”

Olympic President has “high hopes for Australian Team”

8 June 2007

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, is predicting another top medal-winning performance at next year’s Beijing Olympics. He told a business function in Sydney today Australian was on target to finish 5th on the overall medal tally following recent outstanding performances from our athletes.

Looks can be deceiving

Looks can be deceiving

8 June 2007

Eighteen year-old Jessica Walters and 15 year old Ryan Tyack look and act like any other teenager but they are national and world champions respectively and are Beijing bound.

Hockey teams in form

Hockey teams in form

8 June 2007

It has been a great few weeks for Australia’s hockey teams. A young men’s team won the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia and the women defeated New Zealand across the Tasman in their series 3-1.

Olympic berths and a silver medal

Olympic berths and a silver medal

8 June 2007

Australia’s modern pentathlon athletes secured two Olympic berths at the prestigious and hard fought Asian and Oceania Championships in Tokyo...

Journey to Rio - Carrie Smith and Jaime Ryan

Australian Olympic Team adidas Competition and Village Wear Unveiled