The Aussie Sharks men’s water polo team has come from behind to record a stunning 9-8 victory over Romania in the opening match of their 2011 FINA World Championships campaign in Shanghai.
The Queensland (QLD) Premier Anna Bligh was joined by six great QLD Olympians today at Milton State School to celebrate the opening of the school tuckshop, which was destroyed during the Brisbane floods last summer.
It was an Emma of a day in Hamburg as Australia’s triathlon trio Emma Moffatt, Emma Jackson and Emma Snowsill celebrated a triumphant and history-making podium blitz at the ITU Dextro Energy Triathlon World Championship round in Hamburg.
Hometown favourite Lauren Mitchell backed up her win in the all-around to take out three of the four apparatus honours on the final night of the women's national gymnastics championships in Perth.
Australia's campaign at the world aquatics championships in Shanghai is off to a strong start, with Sharleen Stratton and Anabelle Smith claiming a surprise bronze medal in diving.
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At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.
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Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.