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A Chinese worker installs extra seats for the upcoming Softball World Championship at the Fengtai Softball Stadium. The softball stadium is the first Olympic venue to have finished its construction before the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The Beijing Organising Committee (BOCOG) is busy preparing for the first test events, taking place over the coming weeks. The International Sailing Regatta will be held from 18 – 31 August in Qingdao, home of the sport during the Games and some 640 kilometres from Beijing.

Darren Bundock and John Forbes competing in the Tornado class at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

Hamilton Island was announced last Friday as a major co-sponsor with Yachting Australia for the recently formed Australian Sailing Team (AST).

Australia’s top table tennis athletes as well as international teams from Singapore, Timor and the Philippines will converge on Perth for the annual Australian Open Championships.

Simon Thompson pushing hard on the bike in the Athens triathlon.

Triathlon Australia has announced its Team for the 2006 ITU World championships to be held in Lausanne, Switzerland on 2 & 3...

Badminton Athens 2004

The Australian Badminton team has returned home following a successful campaign at the $50,000 New Zealand Open in Auckland from the 1 – 6 August.

The National Junior Championships occurred earlier this year on the Gold Coast. The Under 18 Victorian Team set a high...

Sarah Jamieson contesting the 1500m at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

There have been several outstanding performances from Australian track and field athletes competing in Europe....

Bigger team for Beijing

8 August 2006

Two years out from the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics and the size of the Australian team continues to swell with the AOC preparing to take in excess of 500 athletes to China.

Pietro Figlioli shoots against the USA during a classification game at Athens 2004.

The Aussie Sharks were narrowly defeated in the FINA Men’s World League bronze-medal play-off yesterday. The team went

Luke Madill of Australia leads a qualifying race at the 2005 World Championships in France.

BMX (bicycle motorcross) is fast, dangerous, explosive and unpredictable Three months ago, Luke Madill made a...