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Boomers ready for Spanish Inquisition

Boomers ready for Spanish Inquisition

25 August 2011

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.

Hollingsworth wants five medals

Hollingsworth wants five medals

24 August 2011

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.

Burton finishes 2nd in World Cup Eventing Series

Burton finishes 2nd in World Cup Eventing Series

22 August 2011

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.

Boomers beat Great Britain

Boomers beat Great Britain

22 August 2011

Australia ended a strong performance at the London Olympics basketball test event with a dramatic 91-90 overtime win over hosts Great Britain.

Silver lining from Szeged Sprint Worlds

Silver lining from Szeged Sprint Worlds

22 August 2011

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.

Reynolds wins bronze in BMX test event

Reynolds wins bronze in BMX test event

22 August 2011

West Australian Lauren Reynolds claimed bronze in the final of the rain-affected BMX test event for the 2012 London Olympics on Saturday.

Women shine in Szeged

Women shine in Szeged

19 August 2011

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.

Mate against mate for Youth Olympics spot

Mate against mate for Youth Olympics spot

19 August 2011

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

Relay teams ready for action in Daegu

Relay teams ready for action in Daegu

19 August 2011

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.

Australia too good for Croatia 78-66

Australia too good for Croatia 78-66

19 August 2011

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.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.

Did you know?

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).