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Athletes receive pre-London funding boost

Athletes receive pre-London funding boost

12 April 2011

Australia's top athletes have received a boost ahead of next year's London Olympics with the Federal Goverment increasing funding for elite sport by almost $3 million.

Sexton shining light in tough day for locals

Sexton shining light in tough day for locals

10 April 2011

If anyone needed any proof that triathlete Brendan Sexton had “arrived”, he certainly silenced the doubters with a gutsy fourth placing

Nugent names 52 swimmers for Shanghai

Nugent names 52 swimmers for Shanghai

9 April 2011

Australia will take a larger-than-expected team to July's world titles in Shanghai after head coach Leigh Nugent relaxed his tough qualifying standards

Hockeyroos down Argentina 1-0

Hockeyroos down Argentina 1-0

9 April 2011

Australia pulled off a satisfying win over Argentina last night in the third of a four-match friendly hockey series. The Hockeyroos played a strong defensive game ensuring that Argentina was not able to get a point on the board, defeating the world number one team 1-0.

Hocking sets record, Skippy slow win

Hocking sets record, Skippy slow win

8 April 2011

Dual Commonwealth Games gold medallist Geoff Huegill flew to his 16th national title, while Belinda Hocking continued her backstroke dominance with a new Australian record over 200m.

Australian sailors in World Cup mix

Australian sailors in World Cup mix

7 April 2011

The ISAF Sailing World Cup competition is heating up as finals begin tomorrow in Spain with a number of Australian Sailing Team crews in the mix.

Vonn to be first WYOG ambassador

Vonn to be first WYOG ambassador

7 April 2011

Olympic champion skier Lindsey Vonn has been announced as the first Winter Youth Olympic Games Ambassador.

Six new events added for Sochi

Six new events added for Sochi

7 April 2011

Ski half-pipe (men and women), women’s ski jumping, biathlon mixed relay, figure skating team event and luge team relay all added for Sochi 2014.

Six new events added for Sochi

Six new events added for Sochi

7 April 2011

Ski half-pipe (men and women), women’s ski jumping, biathlon mixed relay, figure skating team event and luge team relay all added for Sochi 2014.

Coutts ready for Trickett

Coutts ready for Trickett

7 April 2011

Alicia Coutts sizzled in the 100m freestyle to claim her third national title before saying she'd relish the prospect of future duels with returning star Libby Trickett.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

Did you know?

Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.

Did you know?

Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).