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Ginn and Free blitz pair

Ginn and Free blitz pair

15 April 2007

World rowing champions Duncan Free and Drew Ginn remained on track to defend their title after they won the final of the men's pair at the Australian selection trials.Queenslander Free and Victorian Ginn held off the challenge from five-time Olympian James Tomkins (Vic) and Sam Conrad (Qld) to win by half a boat.

Important Chinese test

Important Chinese test

13 April 2007

The Australian Women’s Softball Team, Aussie Spirit, will get a good indication of how their Beijing medal prospects are tracking when they play the first of the two-part series against China in Brisbane on Friday nght.Natalie Ward, Australia’s most capped female player, will lead the World number 3 ranked Australian side as they take on the number 4 ranked China

Crucial trials for rowers

Crucial trials for rowers

13 April 2007

Final selection trials for the Australian Rowing team to compete at this year’s World Championships in Munich begin on Friday 13 April at the Sydney International Regatta Centre, Penrith.Australia’s top rowers will have their last chance to impress selectors ahead of the naming of the Australian squad on April 23.

World junior bronze for Pullin

World junior bronze for Pullin

12 April 2007

Australia's 2007 season medal-winning run has continued with Alex Pullin riding to bronze in the Snowboard Junior World Championships in Bad Gastein, Austria. Pullin made it through the qualifying round in the 89-rider snowboard cross field, then won his round of 32 encounter.

Hockey squads announced with eye on Beijing

Hockey squads announced with eye on Beijing

11 April 2007

After the completion of the AHL the 2007 National Senior Squad, National Development Squad and team for the four-test series between the Hockeyroos and New Zealand

Injured two miss Matildas next Olympic qualifier

Injured two miss Matildas next Olympic qualifier

11 April 2007

The Australian women's football team have lost two players to late injuries before departing for their next Olympic qualification match in Taiwan.The world No.14 side left Australia Wednesday minus forward Jenna Tristam and midfielder Danielle Small for their match this Sunday against Taiwan

Unique Opportunity for Judo Elite

Unique Opportunity for Judo Elite

5 April 2007

Australia’s top Judo athletes will have a unique opportunity to train with a Japanese coach and athletes at the Olympic Solidarity Camp at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra in August.

Aussie gymnasts face world champions

Aussie gymnasts face world champions

5 April 2007

Our top gymnasts will compete against China’s world champions at the 2007 Artistic Gymnastic Australian Titles at Melbourne’s Vodafone Arena in May.

Olympic chance, Kate Brookes-Peterson

Olympic chance, Kate Brookes-Peterson

5 April 2007

Kate Brookes-Peterson has emerged as Australia’s hottest female talent in open water swimming ...

Wrestlers Blitz Oceania Championships

Wrestlers Blitz Oceania Championships

5 April 2007

Australian wrestlers have completed a very successful 2007 Oceania Championships in Hamilton New Zealand winning 18 of the 33 gold medals awarded at the junior and senior competition, well ahead of their nearest rival the Kiwi’s with 7 Gold.

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Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.