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China will next year begin selling the more than seven million tickets available for the 2008 Summer Olympics, with at least half...

AOC Official Historian, Harry Gordon.

AOC historian Harry Gordon has been presented with the International Society of Olympic Historians Lifetime Award 2006.

Mixed results for Ben Sim

27 November 2006

It was a mixed weekend of racing for Ben Sim in Ruka, Finland. On the Saturday he finished 81st out of 85 in the Classic Sprint, 21 seconds off the pace.

Robbie McEwen in action during the road race at Sydney 2000.

Top sprinters like Australia's Robbie McEwen and Belgian Tom Boonen can forget about going for gold in the Olympics'...

Anna Meares leads Tamilla Abassova of Russia in the sprint during Athens 2004.

Cycling Australia has chosen a unique trio from New South Wales as part of the cycling team to compete at the 2007 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) in January. Ellen Marks, Netasha Pearse and Paul Fellows are all aged 16, all part of the Southern Sports Academy, all from Wagga Wagga, and all began cycling as toddlers at the same club more than 10 years ago.

Badminton is a sport that has not managed to attract the spotlight in Australia over the years. However this could all change at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) in January 2007. One player that deserves plenty of attention is Erica Pong. The 17-year-old has only been playing badminton competitively for three years however her domination over the Australasian competition is remarkable...

Craig Branch has finished in 53rd place in the opening World Cup downhill of the season, covering the Lake Louise course in a time of one minute 53.83 seconds.

What a relief to finally have a competition under our belt. To celebrate this accomplishment and recover from our intense sliding program we headed off to the winter wonderland Banff. The Banff Springs Hotel and the soothing soak in the hot springs were an excellent distraction for what we were about to experience in the week ahead. It was sad to see two of our team-mates return home, but for the four athletes left, the skeleton adventure was about to get a little bit more ugly

Holly Crawford getting great air in the halfpipe qualifying at Torino 2006, despite her injured hip.

Australian snowboarder Holly Crawford has made a strong start to the 2006/07 World Cup season, finishing in fifth place in Saas-Fee, Switzerland. Crawford topped her qualifying heat, then produced a 28.5 points opening run in the final to record the third top 5 finish of her career.

Holly Crawford getting great air in the halfpipe qualifying at Torino 2006, despite her injured hip.

Australian snowboarder Holly Crawford has made a strong start to the 2006/07 World Cup season, finishing in fifth place in Saas-Fee, Switzerland.