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Missile & Golden Girl to race in Sydney

Missile & Golden Girl to race in Sydney

9 February 2012

Two superstars of Australian swimming take to the pool in Sydney this weekend for the NSW Titles. Olympic gold medal contender James Magnussen is set to fly and triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice is using the meet as her first hit-out since shoulder surgery.

Free in Oarsome comeback

Free in Oarsome comeback

9 February 2012

Olympic gold medallist Duncan Free's remarkable comeback from horrific leg fractures has all but secured the veteran rower a place in Australia's new `Oarsome Foursome' for the London Games.

Hooker still going for gold

Hooker still going for gold

9 February 2012

Reigning Olympic pole vault champion Steve Hooker says he's lost his confidence six months out from the London Games and won't be competing in the remainder of the domestic season, but is still determined to defend his Olympic title.

Can Kate Lawrence follow in Jacqui's footsteps?

Can Kate Lawrence follow in Jacqui's footsteps?

7 February 2012

Get ready for some fast and furious action down the PWS rapids this Friday when an international field containing past and previous world champions take on our Aussie paddlers in what should be an exciting spectacle as the action heats up with Olympic spots and senior selection on the line.

Next step in beach journey to London

Next step in beach journey to London

7 February 2012

Olympians Natalie Cook, Tamsin Hinchley, Louise Bawden and Josh Slack will form the nucleus of an eight-strong Australian team named by Volleyball Australia today to contest this month’s all-important second stage of Olympic qualification in New Zealand.

Olympics one step closer for women boxers

Olympics one step closer for women boxers

7 February 2012

With the Australian Boxing Championships drawing to a close on the weekend in Hobart, the nation has three new female champions who are now one step closer to realising their Olympic dreams.

London Olympic hopes slipping away

London Olympic hopes slipping away

6 February 2012

The Australian Under 23s hopes of the qualifying for the 2012 London Olympic Games hang in the balance after losing 0-2 to Uzbekistan in their AFC Asian Qualifier for the 2012 London Games match played at the JAR Stadium in Tashkent overnight.

Aussie boxers Olympic surprise packets

Aussie boxers Olympic surprise packets

5 February 2012

Olympic boxing coach Don Abnett says Australia will head to the London Olympics with more than just young gun Damien Hooper as a medal chance.

Rippon misses water polo squad

Rippon misses water polo squad

5 February 2012

Two-time Olympian Rebecca Rippon has been dumped from Australia's women's water polo squad for this year's London Games.

Birmingham another 5000m qualifier

Birmingham another 5000m qualifier

5 February 2012

Victorian Collis Birmingham has delivered the outstanding performance of the Briggs Athletics Classic in Hobart, crossing the line in 13:15.57 to win the men’s 5000m and record his second Athletics Australia qualifier for the Olympic Games.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussie Olympians go surfing at Winter Olympic Games

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.

Did you know?

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