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D'Arcy and Monk punished

D'Arcy and Monk punished

9 June 2012

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has decided Nick D’Arcy and Kenrick Monk will be sent home to Australia at the conclusion of their swimming events at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Boomers side named for China series

Boomers side named for China series

8 June 2012

A squad of 12 Australian basketball stars have been selected for the Boomers men’s basketball team that will tackle China in the YouYi Games series, set to tip off in Perth Saturday afternoon.

Savage and Rowing Australia reach agreement

Savage and Rowing Australia reach agreement

8 June 2012

Australian rower Pippa Savage has been selected to the 2012 Australian Rowing Team as a non-travelling reserve.

Extreme conditions don’t slow Aussie crews

Extreme conditions don’t slow Aussie crews

8 June 2012

Strong winds, heavy rain and big seas have limited racing on day four of the Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth, England.

French heartbreak for Stosur

French heartbreak for Stosur

8 June 2012

Sara Errani has left Samantha Stosur shattered and shell shocked after scuppering the Australian's French Open hopes with a semi-final boilover.

Volleyball men hit Japanese hurdle

Volleyball men hit Japanese hurdle

8 June 2012

The Men’s Volleyball race for London 2012 will go right down to the wire after Japan notched a three sets to love victory over Australia on the fifth day of action in the FIVB World Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Tokyo.

Pearson equals her world lead in Oslo

Pearson equals her world lead in Oslo

8 June 2012

A world lead and meet record of 12.49 (w: +0.7) has ensured a gutsy victory for Sally Pearson (Qld) to open her international campaign in resounding fashion at Round 5 of the Samsung Diamond League in Oslo (NOR) this morning.

AOC Statement: Swimmers and social media

AOC Statement: Swimmers and social media

7 June 2012

Statement from Chef de Mission of the 2012 Australian Olympic Team Nick Green.

Magnussen thriving on Olympic pressure

Magnussen thriving on Olympic pressure

7 June 2012

James Magnussen insists he is not daunted by his growing stature as Australia's hottest gold medal prospect at the London Olympics, but is instead embracing the pressure and expectation that comes with the role.

Shooters set sights on London gold

Shooters set sights on London gold

7 June 2012

Michael Diamond and Russell Mark will headline the Australian shooting team at London’s Royal Artillery Barracks this July after the team of 17 athletes was announced today.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussie Olympians go surfing at Winter Olympic Games

Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.

Did you know?

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