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Australia backs cycling drug probe

Australia backs cycling drug probe

1 June 2007

Australian Olympic Committee President, John Coates, has welcomed a decision by the IOC to investigate possible doping offences at previous Olympic Games. In the latest development, the International Olympic Committee has asked its Disciplinary Commission to launch a probe...

Deakes adds longer event to world championship program

Deakes adds longer event to world championship program

31 May 2007

Australia's world record holder Nathan Deakes has added the 50km walk to his program for the world track and field championships in Japan later this year. Deakes, who had already been selected to race the 20km event, has now been picked to contest the 50km walk as well.

Strong Under 23 squad picked for crunch qualification match

Strong Under 23 squad picked for crunch qualification match

31 May 2007

Coach Rob Baan has selected a strong Australian Under 23s squad for their crucial final Group D Olympic qualifying match against Jordan...

Australia down China

Australia down China

26 May 2007

West Australian Daria Joura defended her national women’s all-around crown with another stunning display of world class gymnastics at Vodafone Arena in Melbourne on Friday night.Training partner Lauren Mitchell finished second in her first year as a senior with Commonwealth Games gold medallist Chloe Simms

Prashanth pommels the opposition

Prashanth pommels the opposition

26 May 2007

World champion China outclassed the Australian men to win the international team competition at Melbourne’s Vodafone Arena, despite a world-class pommel routine from Sydney student Prashanth Sellathurai.The Australian men were not able to produce the same upset as their female counterparts

Double twisting Daria, Sam the Man

Double twisting Daria, Sam the Man

25 May 2007

West Australian Daria Joura is well placed to defend her national all-around crown after an impressive display on the opening day of the Australian Gymnastics Championships at Vodafone Arena in Melbourne.In the men’s all-around competition, Sam Offord won his first national title and in doing so became

Chinese powerhouse to take on Australia's best

Chinese powerhouse to take on Australia's best

22 May 2007

China have announced their squad for the International Apparatus Challenge on 27 May at Vodafone Arena against Australia.

Hockeyroos clinch series 3-1

Hockeyroos clinch series 3-1

21 May 2007

The Hockeyroos have come from 2-1 down to beat the New Zealand Black Sticks in the fourth and final game of their New Zealand tour. The win sees Australia take out the series 3-1, a pleasing result after losing game one last Sunday.

Cate claims big scalp

Cate claims big scalp

21 May 2007

Brisbane schoolgirl Cate Campbell continued her charge for the Beijing Olympics with another prized scalp at the Telstra Grand Prix meet in Brisbane.

One step closer to Beijing

One step closer to Beijing

17 May 2007

Chesterfield central defender Aaron Downes scored just three minutes into his Australian under 23s debut as the home team wore down Iran for a 3-1 win

A day in the life of Bull and Burnett

Finishing touches for Aussie footballers

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