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Rowers line up for medals in Lucerne

Rowers line up for medals in Lucerne

27 May 2012

The Australian Rowing Team has qualified for seven A Finals at World Cup 2 after another highly competitive day of racing on the Rotsee in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Watt and Mitchell impress at home and abroad

Watt and Mitchell impress at home and abroad

27 May 2012

Kathryn Mitchell (Vic) added a second javelin Olympic qualifier to her name in as many weeks on Friday night in Ostrava, while Mitchell Watt (Qld) recorded his biggest ever season-opening jump on the Gold Coast.

Jackson forced out of Madrid triathlon

Jackson forced out of Madrid triathlon

27 May 2012

Australia’s London Olympic hopeful Emma Jackson was forced out of today’s ITU Triathlon World Championship round won by Switzerland’s Nicola Spirig in Madrid, suffering with stomach cramps.

Crunch time for Olympic hopefuls

Crunch time for Olympic hopefuls

25 May 2012

For some Australian athletes the next few weeks will be tense and hectic as the pressure to perform at their best is on. Qualifying standards must be met, quota spots earned and selectors impressed to secure a ticket to the Games.

Valiant horses take flight

Valiant horses take flight

25 May 2012

International flights take their toll on the body. It’s a necessary evil for any elite athlete, and the four-legged variety is no exception. Before Australia’s top Olympic horses can soar they must first fly to London – a complex logistical journey.

ALO Column: Steve Waugh

ALO Column: Steve Waugh

25 May 2012

Having been an Athlete Liaison Officer (ALO) in 2008, Waugh is excited for his second run at the Olympics. He has been busy checking in on the athletes training and competing including synchronised swimming, men’s hockey and canoe/kayak – slalom.

Judoka ready to take on the world

Judoka ready to take on the world

25 May 2012

Australia will be looking to battle their way to a best ever Olympic performance when five of the nation’s leading judoka get ready to put judo in the spotlight in London.

Punching above her weight

Punching above her weight

25 May 2012

When it comes to the Olympic Games, Australia is often said to be ‘punching above its weight’ – achieving resounding success against the odds. Never has the phrase been more appropriate than for West Australian Naomi Fischer-Rasmussen, selected today as Australia’s sole female boxer for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Aussie cyclists to re-write Olympic history

Aussie cyclists to re-write Olympic history

25 May 2012

Olympic glory is on the horizon for the 14 athletes named in the Australian track cycling team for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Jefferis on brink of Olympic selection

Jefferis on brink of Olympic selection

25 May 2012

Josh Jefferis has one foot on the plane to the London Olympics after taking out the men's all-around competition at the Australian gymnastics championships in Sydney.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussie Olympians go surfing at Winter Olympic Games

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.