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Olympic team get new coach for Beijing campaign

Olympic team get new coach for Beijing campaign

8 December 2006

The Australian under 23 team have a new coach as they begin the difficult job of qualifying for the 2008 Beijing Games

AOC increases athlete funding ahead of Beijing Games

AOC increases athlete funding ahead of Beijing Games

8 December 2006

Newly crowned world champion walker Nathan Deakes is in line to collect a funding bonus from the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) for his record feat.

Vatkin behind wheel in drive to Beijing

Vatkin behind wheel in drive to Beijing

8 December 2006

Legendary gymnastics coach, Vladimir Vatkin, has been appointed as the Australian men’s gymnastic coach.

Hockeyroos name Champions Trophy squad

Hockeyroos name Champions Trophy squad

8 December 2006

As they look to build towards the Beijing Olympics, Hockey Australia has selected a youthful squad to represent the Hockeyroos...

Summer of Tennis to feature Beijing hopefuls

Summer of Tennis to feature Beijing hopefuls

8 December 2006

Australia’s Olympic tennis hopefuls will be under the spotlight from expectant Aussie crowds as the men’s and women’s tours head down-under for a scorching summer of tennis

What they said…….

What they said…….

8 December 2006

When Australia’s most successful Olympian retires there was plenty to be said.

Upsets expected as round two of the Softball series begins

Upsets expected as round two of the Softball series begins

8 December 2006

The second round of the National Women’s Softball League begins in Melbourne tomorrow (Friday Dec 8) with the VIS Titans tipped to do well on home soil.

World record just the beginning for Deakes

World record just the beginning for Deakes

8 December 2006

The stellar year for Australian athletics just keeps on keeping on, with Olympic bronze medallist Nathan Deakes breaking the world record for the 50km road walk in Geelong.

European Badminton tour ends with win for Aussies

European Badminton tour ends with win for Aussies

8 December 2006

The national Badminton squad has completed a six week European tour on a high.

Young wrestlers learn a lot in China

Young wrestlers learn a lot in China

8 December 2006

The Australian wrestling team faced traffic, crowds, heat and fried food on their trip to China last month.

Aussies march into Port Moresby

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Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.