Volleyball Team Australia (VTAM) has kept their London 2012 campaign very much on track with their second straight victory at the FIVB Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Tokyo.
Tasmania Tristan Thomas has clocked 49.39 for second in Geneva to etch a first Athletics Australia 400m hurdles qualifier for the Olympic Games next to his name.
The Australian women’s water polo team, has overcome a slow start and a parochial home crowd to defeat China 8-7 in their semi-final at the FINA World League Super Finals in Changshu.
The “social media Games” are now just eight weeks away, and as athletes prepare to be in the best physical shape for London 2012, they are also preparing their minds.
Olympic champion Stephanie Rice and teammate Bronte Barratt have set the tone for Queensland and Australia on the third night of competition at the Santa Clara International in California, with world class swims in windy and cold conditions.
Four-time Olympian Duncan Free has officially announced his retirement from rowing. The 2008 Olympic gold medallist had been endeavouring to compete at his fifth Olympic Games in London but eventually succumbed to an ongoing rib cartilage issue.
Australia's Senior Canoe sprint team will compete at the last of three ICF World Cups in Moscow, Russia this weekend as athletes jostle to determine where they are at in the last international competition leading into London.
Two-time basketball Olympian Chris Anstey has called for Boomers coach Brett Brown to take some selection risks when he names his final 12-man squad for London.
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At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.
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Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.