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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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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).