The Australian Boomers men’s basketball squad have gathered in Perth ahead of their London campaign, for a six-day camp that will lead into the team’s highly anticipated three-game series against China.
Australia has won the silver medal at the women’s water polo FINA World League Super Finals in Changshu, China after falling to the USA 6-4 in a tight gold medal decider.
Volleyball Team Australia (VTAM) has kept their London 2012 campaign very much on track with their second straight victory at the FIVB Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Tokyo.
Tasmania Tristan Thomas has clocked 49.39 for second in Geneva to etch a first Athletics Australia 400m hurdles qualifier for the Olympic Games next to his name.
The Australian women’s water polo team, has overcome a slow start and a parochial home crowd to defeat China 8-7 in their semi-final at the FINA World League Super Finals in Changshu.
The “social media Games” are now just eight weeks away, and as athletes prepare to be in the best physical shape for London 2012, they are also preparing their minds.
Olympic champion Stephanie Rice and teammate Bronte Barratt have set the tone for Queensland and Australia on the third night of competition at the Santa Clara International in California, with world class swims in windy and cold conditions.
Four-time Olympian Duncan Free has officially announced his retirement from rowing. The 2008 Olympic gold medallist had been endeavouring to compete at his fifth Olympic Games in London but eventually succumbed to an ongoing rib cartilage issue.
Australia's Senior Canoe sprint team will compete at the last of three ICF World Cups in Moscow, Russia this weekend as athletes jostle to determine where they are at in the last international competition leading into London.
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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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Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.