Queensland’s Courtney Atkinson has sent Olympic selectors a message that he is an Asian race specialist winning the Ishigaki World Cup race for a third consecutive time in April, his 5th World Cup race win in Japan.
Australia’s top swimmers including recently married Grant Hackett and Libby Lenton are back in training after a short break post the World Championships.
While many of Australia’s track and field athletes are spending the coming months chasing competition and money around the globe, high jumper Claire Mallett is happy to stick to her training routine in Sydney.
Australia’s equestrian athletes continue to dominate the world stage winning six of the last eight major four-star events and placing second in the other two.
Seven million tickets for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games went on sale on 15 April 2007. This first phase of sales will continue to the end of June and tickets will be issued in July and August. The second phase will commence this October and end in December.Three-quarters of the tickets for the Beijing Games have been reserved for domestic sales in China and the remaining tickets will be sold overseas.
Gold Coast sprint star Sally McLellan has smashed her own Australian 100m hurdles record in recording the fastest time in the world this year at the World Athletics Tour event in Osaka, Japan.
Australia's men's hockey team starts as favourite for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup from Saturday, which also brings together former champions India, South Korea and Pakistan.World No.2 Australia has been the most successful team at the tournament, winning in 1983, 1998, 2004 and 2005
Last week during its meeting in Beijing, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Executive Board, following a proposal by the IOC President Jacques Rogge, unanimously decided to nominate four people for election as IOC members. The IOC Session will vote upon these