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Badminton team selected for London Games

Badminton team selected for London Games

14 June 2012

Readying themselves to smash the shuttlecock through the air at over 350km per hour in the world’s fastest racquet sport, the five-strong Australian badminton will strive to bring home Australia’s first Olympic medal in the sport.

Boomers run away with China series

Boomers run away with China series

14 June 2012

Head coach of the Australian Boomers Brett Brown has enjoyed a successful return to the country, with his Boomers sweeping China in the YouYi Games, after running away with Game 3 of the series, 78-55 from Challenge Stadium in Perth on Wednesday night.

Kookaburras flying ahead of Olympics

Kookaburras flying ahead of Olympics

14 June 2012

Just days before Olympic selection, the world's number one hockey team has proved it will be tougher than ever to cull its 28 man squad to 16.

Sharks thump Brazil

Sharks thump Brazil

14 June 2012

The Australian men’s water polo team has thumped Brazil 13-6 in their second preliminary stage game at the FINA World League Super Finals in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

AOC investigating weightlifting allegations

AOC investigating weightlifting allegations

13 June 2012

Australian weightlifting has been rocked by allegations that an athlete held his team's Olympic hopes to ransom by demanding $5,000 cash before competing at a qualifying event.

Why we'll follow this team

Why we'll follow this team

13 June 2012

You know the Olympics can't be far away when women's water polo suddenly makes an appearance in the mainstream media, right up there in the prime territory usually reserved for footballers, footballers and more footballers.

Blake bounces to Olympic dream

Blake bounces to Olympic dream

13 June 2012

Blake Gaudry will today realise the dream every Aussie kid had in the backyard as he bounces onto the Olympic Team as the nation’s sole representative in trampolining.

Gallant Sharks go down to Croatia

Gallant Sharks go down to Croatia

13 June 2012

Despite a determined last quarter comeback the Australian men’s water polo team has gone down to Croatia 14-11 in their first group stage game at the FINA World League Super Finals in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Buckland and Marburg named as Men's Pair

Buckland and Marburg named as Men's Pair

12 June 2012

Australian rowing selectors have confirmed James Marburg (VIC) and Brodie Buckland (NSW) as the men’s coxless pair combination for the World Cup 3 in Munich.

Opening Ceremony plans unveiled

Opening Ceremony plans unveiled

12 June 2012

With 45 days to go to the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games preparations have picked up a pace, and today artistic director Danny Boyle has paid tribute to the 10,000 volunteers, cast and crew rehearsing night and day to make the Opening Ceremony a success.

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?

Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).