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Nervous wait for Taekwondo athletes

Nervous wait for Taekwondo athletes

5 April 2007

A contingent of sixteen Australian taekwondo athletes are nervously anticipating the 2007 World Championships to be held in Beijing in May 2007.

Aussies second on medal table at World Champs

Aussies second on medal table at World Champs

5 April 2007

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 ...

SASI athlete keep reeling off faster times

SASI athlete keep reeling off faster times

5 April 2007

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.

Matildas begin Beijing quest

Matildas begin Beijing quest

5 April 2007

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.

Jensen to partner Lochowicz as Beijing hopefuls

Jensen to partner Lochowicz as Beijing hopefuls

5 April 2007

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.

WHAT THEY SAID:

WHAT THEY SAID:

5 April 2007

Medal prospects for Osaka

Medal prospects for Osaka

5 April 2007

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.

Head Coach is Happy

Head Coach is Happy

5 April 2007

Triathlon head coach, Bill Davoren, is on a mission to win gold in Beijing next year and he was all smiles after Brad Kahlefeldt and Emma Snowsill triumphed ...

The rush for Beijing tickets is about to begin

The rush for Beijing tickets is about to begin

5 April 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.

Good headaches for rowing selectors

Good headaches for rowing selectors

5 April 2007

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).