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Volleyballers perfect in opening games

Volleyballers perfect in opening games

4 June 2012

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.

Thomas runs Olympic hurdles qualifier

Thomas runs Olympic hurdles qualifier

3 June 2012

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.

Stingers and USA chase World League gold

Stingers and USA chase World League gold

3 June 2012

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.

Athletes planning social media strategy

Athletes planning social media strategy

3 June 2012

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.

Rice and Barratt star in London warm-up

Rice and Barratt star in London warm-up

3 June 2012

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.

Rowing legend Free calls time on career

Rowing legend Free calls time on career

3 June 2012

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.

Aussies set to fly in Russia

Aussies set to fly in Russia

1 June 2012

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.

Murray finds her rhythm

Murray finds her rhythm

1 June 2012

Flying the flag for Australia in the most glamorous event of the Games will be 22-year-old Janine Murray in the rhythmic gymnastics.

Ringmaster eyes Olympic circus

Ringmaster eyes Olympic circus

1 June 2012

Josh Jefferis has today been selected as the first artistic gymnast on the 2012 Australian Olympic Team.

Anstey says Boomers need Games X-factor

Anstey says Boomers need Games X-factor

1 June 2012

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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Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.

Did you know?

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.