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Wiggins gets early jump on Evans, Lancaster stars in Greenedge debut

Wiggins gets early jump on Evans, Lancaster stars in Greenedge debut

1 July 2012

In a race that lasts for three weeks and covers 3946.9km, 10 seconds on day one wouldn't seem to count for much. But it was enough to spark lively debate about whether the challenger had delivered a meaningful blow to the champion

Confident Cadel ready for Tour and Olympics

Confident Cadel ready for Tour and Olympics

30 June 2012

He looks and sounds relaxed and he says he's as ready as he has ever been. So Cadel Evans' defence of his Tour de France title is starting on a confident note,

The impossible Green dream

The impossible Green dream

29 June 2012

The Olympic rings were nowhere in sight as one of Australia's most impressive sports teams gathered in an atmosphere of high anticipation yesterday - but that doesn't mean to say they were out of mind.

Foursome off to London sandpit

Foursome off to London sandpit

29 June 2012

Horse Guards Parade is bracing for a colourful display like it’s never seen before when the Aussie beach volleyball teams come marching in this July.

Jackson feels Opals are adding steel

Jackson feels Opals are adding steel

29 June 2012

Lauren Jackson says the Opals are toughening up daily, and vows there won't be a hint of softness in the team at the London Olympics.

Sixth Olympics sinking in for O’Grady

Sixth Olympics sinking in for O’Grady

28 June 2012

Stuart O'Grady is a record-breaking legend of the Tour de France but nothing he has achieved at the world's greatest bike race makes him as proud as his Olympic gold medal.

Boomers clean sweep Greece

Boomers clean sweep Greece

28 June 2012

The Australian Boomers men’s basketball team have swept Greece in their three-game Farewell Series, the final match-up being played at The Arena in Geelong, with the Boomers running away with the big 79-58 victory.

Batman an amazing athlete says Shirvington

Batman an amazing athlete says Shirvington

27 June 2012

Australian sprinter Daniel Batman was an amazing sportsman and his death was a huge loss to athletics, says his former training partner Matt Shirvington.

Aussies returning to Wimbledon for Olympics

Aussies returning to Wimbledon for Olympics

27 June 2012

Wimbledon may have served up some early surprises for Australian fans, but six Aussies have been granted Olympic passes to return to the All England Club for the London Olympics.

Lord’s looms for Olympic debutants

Lord’s looms for Olympic debutants

27 June 2012

Two young Australians have booked their tickets for the Olympic archery competition on the hallowed turf of Lord’s Cricket Ground.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.