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Coates applauds Queensland double

Coates applauds Queensland double

13 November 2011

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has congratulated Queensland on their Commonwealth Games success and Sally Pearson’s honour as the IAAF’s female athlete of the year.

Medal haul for Aussie Olympic sailors

Medal haul for Aussie Olympic sailors

13 November 2011

Australian sailors have dominated the final day of the ISAF Sailing World in Melbourne with the home team claiming 16 medals across the eight Olympic and two Paralympic classes.

Dobson takes out Jumping title

Dobson takes out Jumping title

11 November 2011

Hailing from Wanneroo in Western Australia, David Dobson tonight took out the Jumping title at the Equestrian Grand Final at Sydney Showground.

Australian Olympic sailors on top

Australian Olympic sailors on top

11 November 2011

Australian sailors lead the way in four classes after four days of racing at Sail Melbourne, the opening round of the ISAF Sailing World Cup.

Ryan among several new Olyroos faces

Ryan among several new Olyroos faces

11 November 2011

Central Coast goalkeeper Mat Ryan has earned his first Olyroos call-up for this month's crucial qualifiers against Iraq and Uzbekistan.

Meares named AIS Athlete of the Year

Meares named AIS Athlete of the Year

11 November 2011

World and Olympic track cycling champion Anna Meares can add the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) athlete of the year award to her growing list of achievements in 2011.

Evans breaks Australian record

Evans breaks Australian record

10 November 2011

West Australian Blair Evans has swam a new Australian record for the 400m freestyle at the FINA World Cup in Beijing, setting the Water Cube alight with the second fastest time in the world this year, as the Aussies head to Tokyo with a total of 11 gold medals from China.

Medal decline a worrying trend: Coates

Medal decline a worrying trend: Coates

10 November 2011

AOC President John Coates says a sharp drop in the number of sports winning medals is a worrying trend.

Medal decline a worrying trend: Coates

Medal decline a worrying trend: Coates

9 November 2011

AOC President John Coates says a sharp drop in the number of sports winning medals is a worrying trend.

Olympians geared up for Equestrian Final

Olympians geared up for Equestrian Final

9 November 2011

Australia’s top equestrian athletes are ready to battle at the inaugural Equestrian Grand Final that is being held as part of EQUITANA at Sydney Showgrounds this Friday 11 – Sunday 13 November 2011.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.