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Russia and Australia join forces

Russia and Australia join forces

7 September 2011

Australia’s chances of more success in Olympic sport have been boosted further by a cooperation agreement sealed today between the Australian and Russian Olympic Committees.

Aussies miss world championship final

Aussies miss world championship final

7 September 2011

Adam Vella and Michael Diamond have come within one target of making the final of the men’s trap at the 2011 ISSF World Shotgun Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.

Sell out crowds for tall challenge

Sell out crowds for tall challenge

6 September 2011

The Olympic Games equation for Australia's basketballers is simple, or set to become unimaginably hard.

Matildas lose to Japan

Matildas lose to Japan

6 September 2011

Some heroic shot stopping by goalkeeper Lydia Williams wasn't enough to save the Matildas from a 1-0 loss to Japan in the third match of their Olympic qualification campaign, leaving their participation at the London Games in doubt.

Six cities bid for 2020 Olympics

Six cities bid for 2020 Olympics

5 September 2011

Six cities have officially lodged bids to host the 2020 Olympic Games - Baku, Doha, Istanbul, Madrid, Rome and Tokyo, according to the International Olympic Committee on Friday.

Edwina Alexander extends Tour lead

Edwina Alexander extends Tour lead

5 September 2011

Australia's Edwina Alexander has extended her lead in the world's richest Jumping competition, the Global Champions Tour, after a second place finish in Rio de Janeiro yesterday. Her blistering form augurs well for next year's Olympic Games.

Frayne ninth, relay teams miss finals

Frayne ninth, relay teams miss finals

5 September 2011

In his first major championship final Henry Frayne finished ninth in the triple jump, while the Aussies missed out on finals berths in the 4x100m relays on the closing night of the IAAF world championships in Daegu.

Aussies set MTB building blocks for 2012

Aussies set MTB building blocks for 2012

5 September 2011

With the London Olympic Games less than a year away, Chris Jongewaard made an encouraging return to the world stage and was Australia's highest placed rider, finishing 37th at the Mountain Bike World Championships in Switzerland.

Waltzing Matildas now face World Champs

Waltzing Matildas now face World Champs

5 September 2011

The Matildas boosted their 2012 London Olympics qualification chances with a convincing 5-1 victory over Thailand. Tonight they face Japan, the reigning World Cup Champions.

Australia rows to record display

Australia rows to record display

5 September 2011

The Australian Rowing Team has won two more medals on the final day of competition at the 2011 FISA World Rowing Championships in Bled, Slovenia to record its highest ever tally.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).