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Reaching for another title

Reaching for another title

24 March 2011

Australia’s Alex “Chumpy” Pullin goes into the final snowboard cross event of the season with his eyes fixed on adding the World Cup title to the World Championship crown he took in January, after finishing fourth in the penultimate round last night. Competing in the second event of a double header in Arosa, Switzerland, tonight (Australian time), the 23-year-old Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder will start knowing he needs to earn 604 points more than standings leader, Frenchman Pierre Vaultier.

Meares chasing Pendleton

Meares chasing Pendleton

23 March 2011

Australian Anna Meares believes she could take a major step towards Olympic sprint glory in London if she beats British rival Victoria Pendleton at the world championships

Diamond confident of more gold

Diamond confident of more gold

23 March 2011

Two-time Olympic shooting champion Michael Diamond has decided to scale back his training in the build-up to the London Games - to about one session a month.

Diamond confident of more gold

Diamond confident of more gold

23 March 2011

Two-time Olympic shooting champion Michael Diamond has decided to scale back his training in the build-up to the London Games - to about one session a month.

Meares chasing Pendleton

Meares chasing Pendleton

23 March 2011

Australian Anna Meares believes she could take a major step towards Olympic sprint glory in London if she beats British rival Victoria Pendleton at the world championships

Meares chasing Pendleton

Meares chasing Pendleton

23 March 2011

Australian Anna Meares believes she could take a major step towards Olympic sprint glory in London if she beats British rival Victoria Pendleton at the world championships

Wallace has unfinished business in London

Wallace has unfinished business in London

22 March 2011

Olympic kayak champion Ken Wallace can't defend his gold medal in London but believes he's in a great position to complete some "unfinished business" and win his pet event at the 2012 Games.

Snowsill out of World Cup

Snowsill out of World Cup

22 March 2011

Australia’s Emma Snowsill has withdrawn from the 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup just days out from the season opener.

Brits start track mind games

Brits start track mind games

22 March 2011

British head coach Shane Sutton and Olympic cycling champion Victoria Pendleton have resorted to playing mind games with the potent Australian team

Wallace has unfinished business in London

Wallace has unfinished business in London

22 March 2011

Olympic kayak champion Ken Wallace can't defend his gold medal in London but believes he's in a great position to complete some "unfinished business" and win his pet event at the 2012 Games.

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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.

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Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.