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Australia wins six medals at Kiel Week

Australia wins six medals at Kiel Week

21 June 2007

Australian Sailing Team (AST) members have won an outstanding six medals; one Gold, three Silver and two Bronze at the 125th Anniversary Kiel Week which wrapped up yesterday in Kiel, Germany.

Goorjian misses game, Boomers win again

Goorjian misses game, Boomers win again

20 June 2007

The virus plagued Australian men's basketball team registered their fourth win in as many games in Zhuai, China overnight, courageously defeating Croatia 82-79.Head Coach Brian Goorjian was so ill with a virus he was forced to stay at the team hotel

Swimmers wind up successful tour

Swimmers wind up successful tour

18 June 2007

The Australian swim team have wrapped up the Mare Nostrum series by clinching five gold medals on the final day of competition in Monaco. At the same time former Ironman star Ky Hurst won the FINA 10 kilometre Marathon Swimming World Cup event in London.

Olympians drive OWI fundraiser

Olympians drive OWI fundraiser

18 June 2007

'Dine with an Olympian' was the theme of this year's Black Cockatoo Ball, the OWI's traditional Opening Weekend fundraiser, and the concept proved a great success. Nine Torino Olympians attended the event, hosting tables and providing a unique experience for the 125 guests.

Virus riddled Boomers make it three-from-three

Virus riddled Boomers make it three-from-three

18 June 2007

Despite half the team and several members of the coaching staff being struck down by a severe virus, the Australian men's basketball team registered a gutsy 75-54 win over Italy in Jiangmen City, China overnight.Sydney King Ian Crosswhite has been the worst affected and was unable to play

Mottram leads Aussie charge

Mottram leads Aussie charge

15 June 2007

The lucrative IAAF Golden League kicks off Friday night at the Bislett Games in Oslo and Australia will be represented by big guns Craig Mottram, Sarah Jamieson and Donna MacFarlane in a line up which is headlined by world 100m record holder Asafa Powell and world pole vault record holder Yelena Isinbayeva.

Hackett leads the way for Australia in Barcelona

Hackett leads the way for Australia in Barcelona

14 June 2007

The Australian Swim team has continued on its winning way through Europe, taking out eight events on the opening night of the Mare Nostrum meet in Barcelona. Team Captain Grant Hackett led the way with victory in the 400 metre freestyle. Team Captain Grant Hackett led the way with victory in the 400 metre freestyle.

Boomers to trial their young guns in China

Boomers to trial their young guns in China

14 June 2007

Rising stars of Australian basketball will be challenged to earn Olympic qualifying selection in a four-nation tournament in China starting Friday. Boomers head coach Brian Goorjian flew out today with a youthful, experimental squad for a hectic nine-day tour...

Stingers eye Olympic Gold

Stingers eye Olympic Gold

8 June 2007

Australia is well placed in its quest for Olympic gold next year following a successful visit to China for the Women’s World Water Polo League preliminary round.

2007 World Taekwondo Championships

2007 World Taekwondo Championships

8 June 2007

A contingent of Australian Taekwondo athletes competed against the best of the best at the 2007 World Championships in Beijing last month.

Excitement for footballers with kick off five days away

Finishing touches for Aussie footballers

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.