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Injuries threaten to sink World Championship dreams

Injuries threaten to sink World Championship dreams

8 March 2007

The injury woes have continued for the Australian women’s water polo team as they prepare for the FINA World Championships which begin March 19 in Melbourne.

Young squad to size up against world’s best

Young squad to size up against world’s best

8 March 2007

Australian diving coach, Hui Tong, is excited about the prospects of his young and inexperienced diving team representing Australia at the FINA World Championships...

Sharks circling as Melbourne approaches

Sharks circling as Melbourne approaches

8 March 2007

The Australian men’s water polo team is heading to the 12th FINA World Championships in Melbourne brimming with confidence after beating the highly fancied Montenegro, 9-7 and 8-6 in their two matches at the Sydney Aquatic Centre. The Europeans, who previously played as part of Serbia and Montenegro, is littered with stars from the team that won the 2005 World Championships in Montreal and the 2006 World Cup in Budapest.

Ancient treasures uncovered at Olympic venues

Ancient treasures uncovered at Olympic venues

8 March 2007

When the world’s top athletes line up to race for gold in Beijing, many may not be aware that ancient treasures...

World Class Weekend

World Class Weekend

8 March 2007

Aussies Louise Natoli, Jacqui Lawrence and Anthony Brown all featured on the podium at the 2007 Australian Open ...

Harrop's meaningful comeback

Harrop's meaningful comeback

8 March 2007

Athens Olympic silver medallist, Loretta Harrop, has returned to competition five months after giving birth to her first child.

Beijing air polluters shutdown

Beijing air polluters shutdown

8 March 2007

Manufacturers identified as major air polluters in Beijing are closing down as part of the city’s campaign to host a “Green Olympics.”

Former greats mentor emerging talent

Former greats mentor emerging talent

8 March 2007

The landscape of Australian tennis is changing with a new generation of ‘Aussie’ players surfacing on the pro tours.

Ironman relocates for Beijing selection

Ironman relocates for Beijing selection

8 March 2007

Four-time Australian iron man champion, Ky Hurst, has moved to Sydney to train under Ian Thorpe’s ex coach Tracy Menzies in an attempt to qualify for the inaugural 10km open water swim at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Open water swim attracts champions

Open water swim attracts champions

8 March 2007

Only the top ten swimmers in the 10km race at the 2008 World Championships in Spain will automatically qualify for the inaugural 10km open water swim at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Isaac Kapa and Chris McHugh - Journey to Rio

Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games