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Huang cracks top 25

Huang cracks top 25

8 February 2007

The first two tournaments of the inaugural badminton Super Series got under way last month at the Malaysian and Korean Opens where a combined US$400,000 was up for grabs.

Olympic Equestrian Shadow Team announced

Olympic Equestrian Shadow Team announced

8 February 2007

Equestrian National Selectors released the squads for the Olympic sports of Dressage, Eventing and Jumping last week.

Rowing National squads and Shadow team named

Rowing National squads and Shadow team named

8 February 2007

Rowing Australia has announced the national training squads for 2007 and the shadow team for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Men thrash Chinese Taipei, Matildas down NZ

Men thrash Chinese Taipei, Matildas down NZ

8 February 2007

The Australian men's under 23 team all but secured their spot in the next stage of qualifying for the 2008 Beijing Olympics...

Aussies sprinters show depth

Aussies sprinters show depth

8 February 2007

Australia’s top sprinters will face an Olympic champion at the upcoming A-series. Australia’s fastest men Patrick Johnson

Olympic Handball dream over

Olympic Handball dream over

8 February 2007

Australia failed to qualify for the 2008 Olympic Games when the men’s team bowed out of the Handball World Championships

Jongewaard and Thomas National Mountain Bike Champs

Jongewaard and Thomas National Mountain Bike Champs

8 February 2007

Chris Jongewaard and Shaun Lewis made it a South Australian double when they placed first and second respectively in the

Green Olympics

Green Olympics

8 February 2007

As apart of the “Green Olympics” initiative more than 2.16 million rural Beijing residents were given access to clean drinking water in 2006.

Hotel upgrades for visitors

Hotel upgrades for visitors

8 February 2007

4.4 million overseas visitors and 150 million domestic visitors are expected to visit Beijing in 2008 and spend around $4.5 billion and $14.8 billion respectively.

Olympic Theme Songs Competition

Olympic Theme Songs Competition

8 February 2007

The campaign to select theme songs for the Beijing 2008 Olympics is underway. Over 420 musical scores and 4,800 lyrics have been submitted.

Michael Rogers receives Athens bronze medal

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.