Fresh from an outstanding tournament at the London Olympic test event, the Australian men's basketball team are ready to test themselves on a whole new level against world No.2 Spain.
Five medals and a top ten team finish is the expectation of the Flame team at the IAAF world championships in Daegu (KOR), according to Athletics Australia High Performance Manager and Australian Team Leader Eric Hollingsworth.
Australia dominated the final leg of the FEI World Cup Eventing Series at Le Pin au Haras over the weekend, claiming the top four places.
Australian Canoeing’s National Performance director Richard Fox said despite the lack of a gold medal at the Championships, he was confident about the path the national team was taking.
While a lot of the attention was on the men, the Australian women went to work and delivered their country’s first four entries to the 2012 Olympics during today’s action at the 2011 ICF World Sprint Championships.
The Australian Cross Country Skiing Championships at Perisher this weekend will see plenty of tight competition but none is likely to be closer than the contest between two Victorian 17-year-olds
World lead hurdler Sally Pearson, and Sean Wroe, who won a 400m bronze at the Summer Universiade overnight, will headline Australia’s relay teams when competition at the IAAF world championships in Daegu gets underway next Saturday, August 27.
The Australian Boomers men’s basketball team has taken another critical step towards their Olympic qualification campaign, beating European powerhouse Croatia comfortably at the London International Basketball Invitational, 78-66.
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Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).