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Voeckler wins stage 10

Voeckler wins stage 10

12 July 2012

French rider Thomas Voeckler has won stage 10 of the Tour de France as Cadel Evans stayed second overall and Matt Goss scored valuable green jersey points.

London Diamond League preview

London Diamond League preview

11 July 2012

The eighth stop of the Samsung Diamond League circuit will see 13 Flame athletes compete in London, exactly two weeks before the Opening Ceremony takes place in the capital city.

Racing to 410: How the AUS Olympic Team took shape

Racing to 410: How the AUS Olympic Team took shape

11 July 2012

It's a long road to London and many athletes say the toughest part is getting to the start line. 410 athletes completed the gauntlet of Olympic selection and qualification in what shapes up as an exciting 2012 Australian Team. See how the Team came together.

Russia join Boomers in Pool B

Russia join Boomers in Pool B

10 July 2012

The Australian Boomers now know all of their first round opponents for London following the completion of the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament, with Russia confirmed to join them in Group B.

Potent warms up for London in style

Potent warms up for London in style

10 July 2012

SHOOTING: 2008 Beijing Olympic Games bronze medallist Warren Potent has completed his preparations for London with a world class score to win the men’s 50m prone rifle at Australia Cup 3 in Brisbane.

Don't write off Cadel

Don't write off Cadel

10 July 2012

Cadel Evans clinched his Tour de France triumph last year with a superb time trial. This year, a mediocre one might have cost him the crown.

Citius, Altius, Fortius: Olympic Education as an authentic learning experience

Citius, Altius, Fortius: Olympic Education as an authentic learning experience

9 July 2012

In a few weeks the world’s attention, and certainly the interest of most Australians will turn to the 2012 London Olympics – the paramount sports events on Earth. All media will be highlighting the world’s ‘faster, higher and stronger’ athletes and parathletes. It will be quite impossible to escape from the powerful stories and images that will abound over our TV shows, the internet, and newspapers. The prowess of athletes from all nations, and even their failures, make fascinating dramas that rouse the curiosity of people from all sorts of backgrounds and ages.

Wiggins leads, Sanchez out in tough Tour

Wiggins leads, Sanchez out in tough Tour

9 July 2012

CYCLING - ROAD: As Australia’s Cadel Evans and his British arch-rival Brad Wiggins continued to slug it out toe to toe, wheel to wheel, the casualties of an unusually rough race kept piling up.

Olympic champ takes tough road to London

Olympic champ takes tough road to London

9 July 2012

Olympic sailing champion Elise Rechichi's preparations for the London Games couldn't be any more different from four years ago.

Aussies set to jump into history books

Aussies set to jump into history books

8 July 2012

Despite the fact that Australia has won 11 medals in Olympic equestrian, not one of these has been in jumping. With any luck, that is all about to change.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussie Olympians go surfing at Winter Olympic Games

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.

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).