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Global meeting to beat illegal betting in sport

Global meeting to beat illegal betting in sport

1 March 2011

The Federal Sports Minister, Senator Mark Arbib, and Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates will represent Australia at a seminar

Mottram to decide between 1500 and 5000

Mottram to decide between 1500 and 5000

1 March 2011

Craig Mottram is eager to take his place in the white-hot 5000m field at the Melbourne Track Classic. But having spent so much of the last three years watching from the sidelines due to a longstanding Achilles problem, he is just as keen not to unduly rush anything.

Olympic swell building- March Blog

Olympic swell building- March Blog

1 March 2011

As Thorpe leapt off the blocks the dash to London 2012 kicked up a notch. The ripples were felt across the sporting globe and our papers were awash with news of more sporting comebacks throughout February. With additional Government funding flooding into 10 Olympic sports

Mottram to run the 5000m in Melbourne

Mottram to run the 5000m in Melbourne

1 March 2011

Craig Mottram will make a much-anticipated return to his favoured 5000m event on Thursday night against one of the strongest fields ever assembled in Australia. After a long injury-enforced layoff, the national record holder will be at the start-line at Olympic Park alongside the likes of 2007 world champ Bernard Lagat

Global meeting to beat illegal betting in sport

Global meeting to beat illegal betting in sport

1 March 2011

The Federal Sports Minister, Senator Mark Arbib, and Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates will represent Australia at a seminar

Olympic swell building- March Blog

Olympic swell building- March Blog

1 March 2011

As Thorpe leapt off the blocks the dash to London 2012 kicked up a notch. The ripples were felt across the sporting globe and our papers were awash with news of more sporting comebacks throughout February. With additional Government funding flooding into 10 Olympic sports

Olympic swell building- March Blog

Olympic swell building- March Blog

1 March 2011

As Thorpe leapt off the blocks the dash to London 2012 kicked up a notch. The ripples were felt across the sporting globe and our papers were awash with news of more sporting comebacks throughout February. With additional Government funding flooding into 10 Olympic sports

Cuddly Russian mascots in trouble

Cuddly Russian mascots in trouble

28 February 2011

Allegations of plagiarism, high-level political meddling and sheer poor taste on Sunday marred Russia's choice of three furry mascots

Crawford and Johnstone second in halfpipe

Crawford and Johnstone second in halfpipe

28 February 2011

Australian snowboard halfpipe riders Holly Crawford and Nathan Johnstone both claimed silver medals in the World Cup event

Tough weekend for Aussies in Skeleton World Championships

Tough weekend for Aussies in Skeleton World Championships

28 February 2011

Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holders Emma Lincoln-Smith, Lucy Chaffer and fellow Australian John Farrow have finished mid-field in the Skeleton World Championship held in Konigssee, Germany, over the weekend. After an eight-round World Cup season in North America and Europe, the Skeleton season concluded with the World Championship, with sliders having four runs down the 1250 metre course.

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.