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World boomerang throwing champion sets table tennis record

World boomerang throwing champion sets table tennis record

5 April 2007

Boomerang throwing is not considered a form of talent identification for Australian athletes but maybe it should.

Rallying toward Beijing

Rallying toward Beijing

5 April 2007

The Australian Federation Cup Team heads to Europe this April to kick-off their 2007 campaign.

Boomers focus on qualification whilst Opals consolidate

Boomers focus on qualification whilst Opals consolidate

5 April 2007

A 17-man Boomers squad to play at the 2007 FIBA Oceania Qualifying Series in August was announced last month...

Fighting for a place at the Games

Fighting for a place at the Games

5 April 2007

Brad ‘Hollywood” Pitt has staked his claim for an Olympic berth beating his arch rival Adam Forsyth in the 91kg division at the recent Australian titles in Canberra.

Coates buoyed by swimming results

Coates buoyed by swimming results

5 April 2007

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee says “there are very positive signs for Beijing” from the results at the World Swimming championships in Melbourne.

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.

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Qantas Welcome Home Ceremony

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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.