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Youth Olympic flame lights up for Innsbruck 2012

Youth Olympic flame lights up for Innsbruck 2012

17 December 2011

The flame for the first Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria, was lit today in Athens, marking the first time in modern Olympic history the flame has been lit for three Olympic events taking place in the same city.

Slingsby extends his lead

Slingsby extends his lead

16 December 2011

Tom Slingsby has extended his lead at the top of the Laser class at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships following a strong opening day of Gold fleet racing.

Cotterill's Greek odyssey readies him for a shot at Olympic glory

Cotterill's Greek odyssey readies him for a shot at Olympic glory

15 December 2011

Have you ever wondered what it is like to play professional water polo in Europe? Rosebery’s Aussie Sharks star Johnno Cotterill has been doing it for five years and says that culturally, there is nothing else like it.

Bates backs cyclists for Olympics

Bates backs cyclists for Olympics

15 December 2011

Kate Bates' sudden retirement from cycling is another setback to an Australian team pursuit squad yet to rediscover its mojo ahead of the London Olympics.

Hockey Olympic Training Squad named

Hockey Olympic Training Squad named

14 December 2011

After a history making victory at the Champions Trophy in New Zealand last weekend, Kookaburras coach Ric Charlesworth has selected his 2012 London Olympic Games training squad.

Early Olympic Triathlon nominations

Early Olympic Triathlon nominations

14 December 2011

Christmas has come early for Australian Triathlon’s “first couple” Emma Moffatt and Brad Kahlefeldt following their early nomination by Triathlon Australia to the AOC for selection in the 2012 Australian Olympic Team.

Australian Match Racers power through

Australian Match Racers power through

14 December 2011

Australia’s two Women’s Match Racing crews have won their way through to the quarter-finals at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships, ensuring that the nation will have a team at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Magnussen in ominous form

Magnussen in ominous form

14 December 2011

James Magnussen has warned he's only just warming up and is three to four months ahead of where he was this time last year after cruising to victory in the 100m freestyle at the Queensland State Championships on Tuesday.

Slingsby world title defence underway

Slingsby world title defence underway

13 December 2011

Tom Slingsby has gotten his World Championship defence off to a solid start following the first day of Laser racing at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Champion.

Chantelle skates in mum's tracks

Chantelle skates in mum's tracks

12 December 2011

The news had been such a long time coming for figure skater Chantelle Kerry that she almost burst into tears when the dream became a reality. Knowing that she was about to follow in her Olympian mum’s perfect footsteps added to the excitement.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

PyeongChang 2018 medals

Did you know?

Colin Coates (Speed Skating) has attended 6 Winter Games: 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988.

Did you know?

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