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Miao leads Aussies at Championships

Miao leads Aussies at Championships

8 June 2007

China dominated the Liebherr World Championships in Zagreb last month.

Over half way

Over half way

8 June 2007

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) is over half way through the massive project of processing, meeting and briefing all prospective 2008 Australian Olympic Team members.

adidas reveal sneak preview of uniform

adidas reveal sneak preview of uniform

8 June 2007

As the official outfitting partner of the 2008 Australian Olympic Team, adidas Australia will supply over 100,000 garments, to Australian athletes and officials for the Beijing Games.

Five minutes with Australian Wrestling Champion, Ali Abdo

Five minutes with Australian Wrestling Champion, Ali Abdo

8 June 2007

Competing at a third Olympics is an “irresistible opportunity” that Australian wrestling champion Ali Abdo is hungry for, but qualifying for the Beijing team is not his only challenge. The 26-year-old Melbournian is committed to his university degree and plans to balance his Olympic training with his study so he can become a Doctor of Osteopathy in two years time.

Pain in Spain for Khalefeldt

Pain in Spain for Khalefeldt

8 June 2007

Australian Champion Brad Khalefeldt tumbled out of the Madrid World Cup when he collided with Great Britain’s Will Clarke during the bike leg on 3 June.

Last woman standing

Last woman standing

8 June 2007

Athens 2004 gold medallist, Suzie Balogh, is vying to be last woman standing in an all-Australian shoot-off to qualify for the Beijing Games and defend her Olympic crown.

No longer intimidated

No longer intimidated

8 June 2007

Australia’s gymnasts have declared they no longer feel intimidated by the Chinese. In fact the Australian gymnasts feel they are intimidating and Olympic gold is within their reach.

Athletes peaking and tweaking as Osaka approaches

Athletes peaking and tweaking as Osaka approaches

8 June 2007

Jana Rawlinson (nee Pittman) has provided a standout performance as she and other Osaka-bound Australian athletes continue their preparation for the World Championships, which begin in late August.

Olympic qualification opportunity on the line

Olympic qualification opportunity on the line

8 June 2007

A berth to compete at the Olympic qualification event is on the line for the Australian Women’s handball team.

Not just an average teenager - Melissa Wu

Not just an average teenager - Melissa Wu

8 June 2007

Not just an average teenager - Melissa Wu on diving, school and the 2008 Olympic Games

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

Eat Like A Champ - Lunchbox series

Did you know?

Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.