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Roberts to ride Tour Down Under

Roberts to ride Tour Down Under

30 December 2010

South Australian Olympic gold medallist Luke Roberts will ride for the Australian national team, UniSA-Australia, at next month's Santos Tour Down Under. Roberts, who achieved Olympic glory at the Athens Olympics in 2004 with a track gold medal in the team pursuit, also won the third stage in the Tour of Murcia this year.

2 million register for London 2012 tickets

2 million register for London 2012 tickets

26 December 2010

Two million people have registered an interest for tickets for the London 2012 Olympic Games, despite the prices being higher than initially promised, the head of the organising committee said Saturday. Paul Deighton expects a further 500,000 to sign up for information updates by the time the 6.6 million tickets for the public go on sale in March.

2 million register for London 2012 tickets

2 million register for London 2012 tickets

26 December 2010

Two million people have registered an interest for tickets for the London 2012 Olympic Games, despite the prices being higher than initially promised, the head of the organising committee said Saturday. Paul Deighton expects a further 500,000 to sign up for information updates by the time the 6.6 million tickets for the public go on sale in March.

IOC shouldn't be deluded over betting

IOC shouldn't be deluded over betting

24 December 2010

IOC president Jacques Rogge cautioned Thursday that the Olympic movement should not delude itself about the dangers posed by illegal betting. Despite the International Olympic Committee finding no evidence of corruption at the Vancouver Winter Games in February, Rogge used his end-of-year message to stress the need to "redouble our efforts to safeguard the integrity of sport."

Swimsuit ban puts brake on world records

Swimsuit ban puts brake on world records

23 December 2010

Sanity returned to international swimming in 2010. And if that made for fewer fireworks, there was plenty of spark to be found in the pool from the likes of emerging American star Ryan Lochte and a resurgent China.

CoSport Australia Extends Sponsorship of the AOC

CoSport Australia Extends Sponsorship of the AOC

22 December 2010

CoSport Australia, its parent company Jet Set Sports, and the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) today announced that CoSport Australia has extended its sponsorship of the AOC for the next two quadrennials through 2020 as the official and exclusive AOC provider of event tickets and hospitality packages for the Olympic Games.

Looking back at 2010

Looking back at 2010

22 December 2010

With the new year almost upon us, it is timely to look back on 2010, what has been a big year for the Australian Olympic movement. In February, the 2010 Australian Olympic Winter Team recorded the nation’s best ever result at a Winter Olympics, winning two gold and one silver medal.

Floodlights go on in snowbound London

Floodlights go on in snowbound London

21 December 2010

The floodlights were switched on for the first time in the snow-covered 2012 London Olympics stadium on Monday -- although the bulbs on the triangular pylons took time to warm up in the freezing weather.

Floodlights go on in snowbound London

Floodlights go on in snowbound London

21 December 2010

The floodlights were switched on for the first time in the snow-covered 2012 London Olympics stadium on Monday -- although the bulbs on the triangular pylons took time to warm up in the freezing weather.

Career best for Morris

Career best for Morris

20 December 2010

Australian aerial skier David Morris delivered the biggest jump of his life to catapult himself into a career-best sixth place in the World Cup second round in Beida Lake, China, today. The result surpasses the previous World Cup best of ninth last year, and elevated Morris to a world ranking of eighth.

Britt back home after World Cup gold

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Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.