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Boxer Hooper sent home from training camp

Boxer Hooper sent home from training camp

19 June 2012

Boxing Australia CEO Kable Kelleway today announced that Damien Hooper, Australia’s representative in the Light Heavyweight division at the coming Olympics had been sent home until further notice from training at the Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra.

One less early rise for Kookaburras

One less early rise for Kookaburras

19 June 2012

Every little detail is considered in the pursuit of Olympic gold therefore the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and Hockey Australia were pleased to learn Tuesday that the International Hockey Federation (FIH) had approved a schedule change for a men’s hockey fixture at the London Olympic Games.

A great time for the future of the Hockeyroos: Commens

A great time for the future of the Hockeyroos: Commens

19 June 2012

The Australian Olympic Committee has today named a team of 16 women to compete at the London Olympic Games. Tipped to be one of the youngest teams to take to the blue pitch, the average age of the team sits at 25.

Extra judo athlete added to team

Extra judo athlete added to team

19 June 2012

Jake Andrewarth will realise his Olympic dream after being added to the team to compete in judo.

Athletics stars given more time

Athletics stars given more time

19 June 2012

Track and field athletes still hoping to qualify for the London Games have been given more time with the Australian Olympic Committee extending the deadline to July 7.

Westfield supports Team in London

Westfield supports Team in London

18 June 2012

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and Westfield Group today announced a Partnership which will see Westfield become an Official Supplier to the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Official Shopping Centre of the Australian Olympic Team.

Kookaburras aim for last laugh in London

Kookaburras aim for last laugh in London

18 June 2012

The Kookaburras are the number one team in the world and over the past few years have accrued nearly every possible accolade there is. But this July they are ready to trade it all in for one thing – Olympic gold.

Dennis claims historic win in Germany

Dennis claims historic win in Germany

18 June 2012

South Australian Rohan Dennis, has become the first Australian to win Germany's International Thüringen Tour in the 37 year history of the event.

Sharks seventh with demolition of Brazil

Sharks seventh with demolition of Brazil

18 June 2012

The Australian men’s water polo team has returned to form in stunning fashion at the FINA World League Super Finals in Almaty, Kazakhstan by crushing Brazil 13-2 in their playoff for seventh place.

Fox paddles into second slalom final

Fox paddles into second slalom final

18 June 2012

Teenaged kayaker Jessica Fox bravely battled a back injury in France to qualify for her second whitewater World Cup final in successive weeks on the road to the London Games.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussie Olympians go surfing at Winter Olympic Games

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.