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The best show since the Sydney Olympics

The best show since the Sydney Olympics

8 June 2007

With places up for grabs in the Beijing Olympics the world’s best Fencers converged on Sydney for the Challenge Australia World Cup at the Sports Halls, Sydney Olympic Park.

Footballers beat Jordan in Olympic qualifier

Footballers beat Jordan in Olympic qualifier

8 June 2007

The Australian under-23s soccer team have laid on a dominant second-half display against Jordan to secure a position in the third and final round of qualifying for the Beijing Olympics.

Weather, Commerative Medals & Ticket Sales

Weather, Commerative Medals & Ticket Sales

8 June 2007

The Chinese are adopting extreme measures when it comes to wet weather during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Artificial rain suppression has been suggested to ensure fine weather.

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.

Rio 2016 qualification on the line for Aussie volleyballers

2016 Triathlon Team announced

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.