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Klim hangs up Speedos

Klim hangs up Speedos

27 June 2007

Six-time Olympic swimming medallist Michael Klim has announced his retirement from the sport.The 29-year-old sprinter had a brilliant international career that spanned 13 years and included three Olympics, four long course FINA World Championships and two Commonwealth Games appearances.

Men's eight underdone, but women's four take gold

Men's eight underdone, but women's four take gold

24 June 2007

Australia's men's eight made a disappointing international debut for 2007 at the Rowing World Cup regatta in Amsterdam, but the women's four enjoyed gold medal success.The men's eight, which included five-time olympian James Tomkins

Schools celebrate Olympic Day

Schools celebrate Olympic Day

23 June 2007

From Margaret River (WA) to Mount Isa (QLD), Wagga Wagga (NSW) to Warburton (VIC), Milingimbi (NT) to Millicent (SA) to Flinders Island (TAS), more than 500 schools across Australia are participating in Olympic Day in June this year.

Boomers win four nations

Boomers win four nations

22 June 2007

The Australian men's basketball team won the 4-Nations China Tournament in Guzhen, China overnight following a spirited 81-73 win over the host nation.The Boomers won five of their six games during the nine-day tour - two victories over China (81-73, 77-66), two over Croatia (80-56, 82-79) and one over

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.

Australian Medallists of the Rio Games

Rio Olympic Games Closing Ceremony

Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.