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Gold medal surge sends mixed message: Coates

Gold medal surge sends mixed message: Coates

20 December 2011

A late gold medal surge in sailing and men’s hockey has produced “mixed messages” in the AOC’s final Benchmark study for 2011 with Australia finishing 4th on the gold medal tally behind the superpowers China, USA and Russia.

Luger slides to Youth Olympic selection

Luger slides to Youth Olympic selection

19 December 2011

Alex Ferlazzo has today realised his dream of being selected to compete for Australia at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games, January 13-22.

Midnight in Slovenia

Midnight in Slovenia

19 December 2011

A midnight phone call from the other side of the world delivered the best news for teenager Lachlan Porter. The Snowy Mountains biathlete was in Pokljuka, Slovenia preparing for the Biathlon Alpen Cup when his dad told him his selection wait for the Australian Winter Youth Olympic Team was over.

Aussie Stingers strike gold

Aussie Stingers strike gold

19 December 2011

The Australian women’s water polo team has won gold at the Canada Cup defeating China 11-8 to claim an all important victory ahead of the Water Polo Pan Pacs in Melbourne next month.

Comeback cyclists dominate omnium titles

Comeback cyclists dominate omnium titles

19 December 2011

Track cyclists Glenn O'Shea and Ashlee Ankudinoff claimed the national omnium titles on Friday night, continuing to build their form ahead of the Olympic Games.

Double Gold for Australian sailors

Double Gold for Australian sailors

19 December 2011

Australian sailors have won two gold medals on the final day of the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships.

Lake Tahoe Training - Alex's Diary

Lake Tahoe Training - Alex's Diary

18 December 2011

We arrived on Tuesday at Tahoe Donner near Lake Tahoe which is where I am staying till the 8th of January, that same day we went for a really long rollerski with a local club who were generous enough to lend us some gear to use (we thought we would be skiing).

Coates pays tribute to David Fordham

Coates pays tribute to David Fordham

18 December 2011

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) John Coates has paid tribute to sports broadcaster, David Fordham, who passed away after a long battle with cancer and heart disease.

Meyer and Howard claim Madison crown

Meyer and Howard claim Madison crown

18 December 2011

Two-time reigning madison world champions Leigh Howard and Cameron Meyer made a triumphant return to the track with a resounding victory in the 2012 Cycling Australia Madison National Championships at Melbourne's DISC Velodrome on Saturday night.

Ginn and Dunkley Smith continue streak

Ginn and Dunkley Smith continue streak

17 December 2011

Drew Ginn (VIC) and Joshua Dunkley Smith (VIC) continued their 100 per cent record in the men’s sweep program this morning at the first round of Rowing Australia’s 2012 national selection trials.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussies in action - Day 9

Did you know?

Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).

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.