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Good headaches for rowing selectors

Good headaches for rowing selectors

5 April 2007

With the 2007 Australian Rowing Championships now over attention turns to the selection trials which are being held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre, Penrith 13 - 22 April.With over 150 athletes invited to compete in the trials for selection into the Senior A and U23 squads, competition will be fierce.

The Alan Blinn and Simone Moore Memorial Fund

The Alan Blinn and Simone Moore Memorial Fund

4 April 2007

The Executive The NSW Ice Skating Association (NSWISA) has announced the establishment of a special memorial fund in memory of Dr Alan Blinn and Mrs Simone Moore. The two leading members of the New South Wales figure skating community were tragically killed in the Sydney Harbour boating accident late last month.

Duel first step in Hackett revival

Duel first step in Hackett revival

3 April 2007

Dethroned world champion Grant Hackett says today's Duel in the Pool will be the first step in his mission to reclaim his position at the top of world swimming for the 2008 Olympics. Australia will go in as major underdogs against the Michael Phelps-led United States in the match-race meet in Sydney.

Australia second on track cycling medal table

Australia second on track cycling medal table

2 April 2007

Sydney's Kate Bates, 24, won gold in the 25km women's points race and Queenslander Anna Meares, 23, collected bronze in the women's keirin to move Australia to second on the medal table at the end of the 2007 Track Cycling World Championships in Palma de Majorca, Spain.

Meares and Bayley win bronze

Meares and Bayley win bronze

30 March 2007

Australia has opened it's medal tally at the 2007 Track Cycling World Championships with a bronze medal in the women's teams sprint in Palma Majorca, Spain.

New ASADA initiative set to freeze out drug cheats

New ASADA initiative set to freeze out drug cheats

30 March 2007

Athletes who are or who may be contemplating using performance enhancing substances are on notice -- the sample that you provide today needs to test clean for the next eight years to avoid a doping offence.

Four medal hopes on Day 1

Four medal hopes on Day 1

28 March 2007

Australia has medal contenders in all four events to be contested on day one of the 2007 Track Cycling World Championships being staged in Palma Majorca, Spain

Australia seventh in Short Track World Team Championships

Australia seventh in Short Track World Team Championships

27 March 2007

Australia has finished in seventh place in the 2007 Short Track World Team Championships, held last week in Budapest, Hungary. Skating in the Championship B bracket, the team of Jeremy Beck, Lachlan Hay, Alex Merriman, Elliott Shriane and Ben Southee collected 30 points to be pipped by one point by Germany for sixth place.

Carter 20th in World Championships

Carter 20th in World Championships

26 March 2007

Jo Carter has finished in 20th place at the World Figure Skating Championships in Tokyo over the weekend. Carter scored a total of 127.17 points, finishing in 19th place in the short program and 21st in the free program. In a quinella for Japan, Miki Ando took the gold medal with 195.09 points ahead of compatriot Mao Asada on 194.45 points.

Carlow has best world title result of career

Carlow has best world title result of career

23 March 2007

Sean Carlow has skated to the best World Championship result of his career, finishing in 28th place in the short program in Tokyo. Carlow scored 49.75 points, missing a place in the 24-man free program, but surpassing his 32nd place at last year's event.

Logarzo and Carpenter keen to show the world what they're made of

Finishing touches for Aussie footballers

Did you know?

Colin Coates (Speed Skating) has attended 6 Winter Games: 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988.