Sydney's Kate Bates, 24, won gold in the 25km women's points race and Queenslander Anna Meares, 23, collected bronze in the women's keirin ...
Twenty-one year old Hannah Davis from South Australia is the rising star of Canoe/Kayak and is well on her way to fulfilling a childhood dream to compete for Australia at an Olympic Games.
The Australian women’s football team, begin their tough road to Beijing with an Olympic qualifier against Hong Kong in Coffs Harbour this Saturday.The Matildas, who have recently been awarded their highest world ranking of 14, will be close to full strength and are looking for a win against a team ranked 68th.
For the past month in Adelaide four Beijing beach volleyball hopefuls have trialed with Athens Olympian Summer Lochowicz, under the watchful eye of Australian coaches.
Following the National Championships in Brisbane last month Athletics Australia named a squad of 40 athletes for the 11th IAAF World Championships to be held in Osaka, Japan in August 2007.
Australians wanting to attend the Beijing Olympics will be able to purchase tickets shortly and indications are they are going to be snapped up quickly.Beginning mid-April, CoSport, the official ticket and hospitality agent of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), will start selling Olympic event tickets, and ticket & accommodation packages.
With the 2007 Australian Rowing Championships now over attention turns to the selection trials which are being held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre, Penrith 13 - 22 April.With over 150 athletes invited to compete in the trials for selection into the Senior A and U23 squads, competition will be fierce.
Glaetzer and Morton ready to fire on the velodrome
Finishing touches for Aussie footballers
Did you know?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).