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Mark misses early Olympic chance

Mark misses early Olympic chance

27 March 2011

1996 Olympic gold medallist Russell Mark (VIC) has finished in a tie for fourth in the final of the men’s double trap at the ISSF World Cup at the Sydney International Shooting Centre.

Pullin wins historic World Cup title

Pullin wins historic World Cup title

26 March 2011

Australia’s Alex “Chumpy” Pullin added a historic World Cup title to the World Championship crown he took in January, when he dominated qualifying and every race in the winner-take-all end-of-season snowboard cross finals in Arosa, Switzerland last night (Australian time). Pullin went into the finals needing to out-score Frenchman and one of his closest friends on the tour, Pierre Vaultier, by 604 points to secure the World Cup’s ultimate prize, the Crystal Globe trophy. The new world number one ranked snowboard cross rider did so in a convincing and dramatic way.

Kahlefeldt takes Mooloolaba title

Kahlefeldt takes Mooloolaba title

26 March 2011

Defending champion Brad Kahlefeldt won his second successive Mooloolaba ITU World Cup triathlon on Saturday ahead of fellow Australian Brendan Sexton and Frenchman David Hauss. Kahlefeldt crossed the finish line in 1:51:05, three seconds ahead of Sexton, who dived across the line six tenths of a second ahead of Hauss after recovering from a 15-second penalty for an infringement in the transition zone.

Chumpy secures World Cup title

Chumpy secures World Cup title

26 March 2011

Australia’s Alex “Chumpy” Pullin added a historic World Cup title to the World Championship crown he took in January, when he dominated qualifying and every race in the winner-take-all end-of-season snowboard cross finals in Arosa, Switzerland last night (Australian time).

Meares, McCulloch keep Aussies winning

Meares, McCulloch keep Aussies winning

25 March 2011

Anna Meares and Kaarle McCulloch continued Australia's winning ways at the track cycling world championships by capturing

Meares, McCulloch keep Aussies winning

Meares, McCulloch keep Aussies winning

25 March 2011

Anna Meares and Kaarle McCulloch continued Australia's winning ways at the track cycling world championships by capturing

Australia retains team pursuit crown

Australia retains team pursuit crown

24 March 2011

Australia made a brilliant start to the track cycling world titles in the Netherlands by posting an emphatic victory in the men's team pursuit on Wednesday night.

Diamond roars back into World Cup contention

Diamond roars back into World Cup contention

24 March 2011

Dual Olympic gold medallist Michael Diamond (NSW) has shot a perfect 25 in the third round of the men’s trap at the 2011 ISSF World Cup at the Sydney International Shooting Centre as he chases an Olympic quota for Australia.

Olympic medallists talk to school students

Olympic medallists talk to school students

24 March 2011

Olympic bronze medallist Hannah Davis and Olympian Travis Moran addressed over 300 secondary school students today in Adelaide as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s (AOC) education program.

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.

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Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.

Did you know?

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.