They have enough Olympic medals to sink the pool in Singapore, but Aussie hopes are high that these two Olympic Champions will create the right kind of splash in their first comeback races.
Australia and New Zealand have qualified for the team Dressage competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games as a result of their performance at the two-part regional qualifier held in Sydney on 28 October and in Ermelo (NED) on 2 November.
Athletics Australia has identified the seven athletes who finished top eight at the recent IAAF World Championships, including medallists Sally Pearson (Qld), Mitchell Watt (Qld) and Jared Tallent (Vic), for early nomination to the Australian Olympic Committee.
Australia will be represented in ski halfpipe at the first ever Winter Youth Olympic Games after receiving a quote place in the sport this week.
Flying off the back of Cadel’s Tour de France success, the Australian men’s road cycling team has received another boost with a full complement of riders able to contest the first medal of the Games.
With just over a month to go until the Champions Trophy the Kookaburras seem to be finding their form, with five unanswered second half goals demolishing Pakistan on Sunday with a 8-2 win in Bunbury.
The Hockeyroos have taken a strangle hold on their 6 test series against China, dominating China to claim the third match of the series 3-0 in Bunbury over the weekend.
NSW shooter Clive Barton has moved a step closer to competing at his second Olympic Games after a brilliant performance in the men's skeet at the Australia Cup Final in Sydney.
Australia’s Edwina Tops-Alexander and her new young horse Vleut delivered an impressive performance overnight to win the Equita Masters at the 5 star show in Lyon, France.
Every year since 1985, the International Olympic Committee has launched a trophy with a different theme, reflecting current trends. The 2011 trophy is for "Sport and Social Responsibility" and the Australian Olympic Committee nominated the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) to receive this prestigious award.
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Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit
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Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.
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Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.