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Volleyroos downed in Verona

Volleyroos downed in Verona

15 June 2015

Italy has answered back in the strongest possible way after their shock loss to Australia on Friday, beating the Volleyroos 3-0 in their World League clash in Verona.

Sally Pearson to have more surgery

Sally Pearson to have more surgery

15 June 2015

Olympic hurdles champion Sally Pearson has ruled herself out of August's world athletics championships in Beijing and is set for more surgery on her injured wrist on Tuesday.

Densham and Moffatt amongst 12 named for Rio Test Event

Densham and Moffatt amongst 12 named for Rio Test Event

15 June 2015

Olympic bronze medallists Erin Densham and Emma Moffatt are among four Olympians nominated for the 2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Olympic Qualification Event on August 2.

Weekend wrap - Monday 15 June

Weekend wrap - Monday 15 June

15 June 2015

It's been a positive weekend for many of Australia's athletes as they build towards the 2016 Rio Games. Medals in sailing, modern pentathlon and water polo backed up some strong results in volleyball, football and beach volleyball.

Chloe Esposito wins bronze at World Cup final

Chloe Esposito wins bronze at World Cup final

15 June 2015

Chloe Esposito has had a breakthrough performance to finish third at the World Cup Final in Minsk, Belarus.

Elmslie withdraws from World Championships

Elmslie withdraws from World Championships

15 June 2015

Olympic gold medallist Brittany Elmslie has officially withdrawn from this year’s FINA World Championships in Kazan (RUS) after undergoing surgery to a remove a benign growth in her breast three weeks ago.

Gallant Stingers fall to USA

Gallant Stingers fall to USA

15 June 2015

The Aussie Stingers have almost pulled off one of water polo’s greatest comebacks before going down 8-7 to the USA in a thrilling gold medal match at the FINA World League Super Final in Shanghai.

Four medals for Aussies in Weymouth

Four medals for Aussies in Weymouth

15 June 2015

The Australian Sailing Team had a successful return to the 2012 London Olympic Games winning one Gold, two Silver and one Bronze medal at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland.

Kookaburras go down 3-1 to Great Britain

Kookaburras go down 3-1 to Great Britain

15 June 2015

Despite Jamie Dwyer's 11th goal since March, the Kookaburras fell 3-1 to hosts Great Britain in their first return to London's Olympic Park since winning bronze at the 2012 Olympic Games.

Positive results for Aussies in Stavanger

Positive results for Aussies in Stavanger

14 June 2015

Australia’s three beach volleyballer pairs made it through to the elimination rounds at the Stavanger Major before being knocked out.

Journey to Rio: Isaac Kapa and Chris McHugh

Indigenous Recognition at AOC 2015 AGM

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.