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Australian teams face tough Asian battle to Beijing

Australian teams face tough Asian battle to Beijing

8 October 2006

Despite recent top performances by Australia’s football teams they can’t be thinking of Beijing just yet!

Real deal is just around the corner

Real deal is just around the corner

8 October 2006

Some athletes competing at the next Australian Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney in January will have bigger things on their mind…… Beijing 2008.

Australia wins first ever taekwondo World Cup gold

Australia wins first ever taekwondo World Cup gold

8 October 2006

The Australian taekwondo team returned home last month from the World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand, carrying the nation’s first ever gold medal, as well as two silvers.

Aussie sailors in fine form at World Championships

Aussie sailors in fine form at World Championships

8 October 2006

Australian Sailing Team members have been racing on waters all around the world in recent weeks with some outstanding World Championship results.

Handball expansion and changes before Beijing

Handball expansion and changes before Beijing

8 October 2006

The 2006 Australian Open Handball Championships take place from 27 – 29 October in Shepparton, Victoria.

Top ten at Wrestling Worlds

Top ten at Wrestling Worlds

8 October 2006

The 2006 FILA World Championships recently took place in Guangzhou, China from 25 September – 1 October...

Shooters target World Cup finals

Shooters target World Cup finals

8 October 2006

2004 Australian Olympians Lalita Yauhleuskaya (pistol) and Tom Turner (double trap) are attending the ISSF World Cup Final this week in Granada, Spain, the climax of the world cup season.

Carlile backs new format

Carlile backs new format

8 October 2006

Forbes Carlile is among an elite group of 20 men and two women that have represented Australia in modern pentathlon at an Olympic Games.

Reigning silver medallists take first small step toward Beijing gold

Reigning silver medallists take first small step toward Beijing gold

8 October 2006

Australian baseball stepped up to the plate in August 2004 winning Olympic silver at the Helliniko Complex in Athens.

Aussies win first ever podium at U19 Worlds

Aussies win first ever podium at U19 Worlds

8 October 2006

Two new stars have emerged in Women’s Beach Volleyball.

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Indigenous Recognition at AOC 2015 AGM

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.