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Prince of the pommel

Prince of the pommel

20 October 2010

Dual world championships medallist Prashanth Sellathurai will be in the hunt for that elusive gold medal, when he lines up in the pommel horse final at the 2010 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Rotterdam, The Netherlands this Saturday night.

Matildas beat Mexico 3-1

Matildas beat Mexico 3-1

18 October 2010

Goals to Kate Gill, Collette McCallum and a 40-yard volley from Sally Shipard sealed the win before Mexico snuck a consolation goal late on. The Matildas were into the action early and in the 9th minute Sam Kerr was brought down on the edge of the box after cutting inside her defender.

Guehrer going for more gold

Guehrer going for more gold

18 October 2010

Victorian Marieke Guehrer, who won gold in the 4x100m freestyle relay and silver in the 50m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games, will plunge back in the pool this weekend to spearhead a team of 13 Telstra Dolphins competing across Asia and Europe, in this year’s FINA Arena Swimming World Cup.

Sochi on Track at Halfway Point

Sochi on Track at Halfway Point

18 October 2010

As Sochi 2014 reaches the midway mark in its preparations for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission paid its fourth visit to the Russian host city from 12 to 14 October. The Commission praised Sochi’s progress and said that, with 1,212 days to go, the Russian organisers remain on track to host great Olympic Winter Games in 2014.

Prices set for London Olympic tickets

Prices set for London Olympic tickets

18 October 2010

Tickets for the 2012 London Olympics will range from a low of STG20 ($A32.28) for standard events to a high of STG2012 ($A3,245) for the top-priced seats at the opening ceremony.

Good start for Aussie gymnasts

Good start for Aussie gymnasts

18 October 2010

Australia’s women’s gymnastics team has qualified for four of a possible six finals at the 2010 Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Rotterdam (NED) over the weekend, continuing the form that won them nine medals, including four gold, at the Delhi Commonwealth Games.

Prices set for London Olympic tickets

Prices set for London Olympic tickets

18 October 2010

Tickets for the 2012 London Olympics will range from a low of STG20 ($A32.28) for standard events to a high of STG2012 ($A3,245) for the top-priced seats at the opening ceremony.

Stepping up in the world

Stepping up in the world

15 October 2010

For all of Australia's gymnastics success in Delhi, the Commonwealth Games campaign will be viewed as a failure if they don't carry their form into something more important this weekend.The 10-strong artistic gymnastics team which won 16 medals, including a record-equalling nine gold, last week face their moment of truth at the world championships

Aussies party as Games end

Aussies party as Games end

15 October 2010

Thursday night's Delhi Commonwealth Games closing ceremony was more like an episode of Dancing with the Stars as the curtain fell on the sometimes-troubled event in spectacular fashion.

Stepping up in the world

Stepping up in the world

15 October 2010

For all of Australia's gymnastics success in Delhi, the Commonwealth Games campaign will be viewed as a failure if they don't carry their form into something more important this weekend.The 10-strong artistic gymnastics team which won 16 medals, including a record-equalling nine gold, last week face their moment of truth at the world championships

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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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).