When the Australian Boomers face the New Zealand Tall Blacks next month there will be more than trans-Tasman pride on the free-throw line. Both teams are determined to claim the ultimate Olympic prize and for young gun Matthew Dellavedova, the New Zealand series represents the opportunity of a lifetime.
No-one was more surprised than Mitchell Watt when the world championships bronze medal was draped around his neck two years ago in Berlin. How times have changed.
Australian triathlon star Emma Snowsill will return to the scene of her greatest win next month at the world series grand final in Beijing. The venue will be the same course where Snowsill won the Olympic gold medal three years ago and team-mate Emma Moffatt claimed bronze.
Fresh from an outstanding tournament at the London Olympic test event, the Australian men's basketball team are ready to test themselves on a whole new level against world No.2 Spain.
Five medals and a top ten team finish is the expectation of the Flame team at the IAAF world championships in Daegu (KOR), according to Athletics Australia High Performance Manager and Australian Team Leader Eric Hollingsworth.
Australia dominated the final leg of the FEI World Cup Eventing Series at Le Pin au Haras over the weekend, claiming the top four places.
Australian Canoeing’s National Performance director Richard Fox said despite the lack of a gold medal at the Championships, he was confident about the path the national team was taking.
While a lot of the attention was on the men, the Australian women went to work and delivered their country’s first four entries to the 2012 Olympics during today’s action at the 2011 ICF World Sprint Championships.
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At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.
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Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).