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Australian men eye London

Australian men eye London

10 October 2011

The importance of the 2011 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo for the Australian men cannot be understated. When they hit the competition floor in Tokyo, Japan they are out not only claim a place among the leading nations but to stake their claim on a possible Olympic berth.

Aussie gymnasts secure Olympic berth

Aussie gymnasts secure Olympic berth

10 October 2011

Australia's female gymnasts have achieved their No.1 goal, securing a berth in the teams event at the London Olympics thanks to a dazzling effort in qualifying at the world championships in Tokyo.

Sailing crews top world rankings

Sailing crews top world rankings

7 October 2011

The Australian Sailing Team’s 470 men’s crew of Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page, and Laser sailor Tom Slingsby sit at the top of their respective classes following the latest release of world rankings overnight.

Mitchell puts team qualification first

Mitchell puts team qualification first

7 October 2011

Gymnastics golden girl Lauren Mitchell says securing the Australian team a berth at the London Olympics takes precedence over her world title defence.

CAS overturns Olympic doping rule

CAS overturns Olympic doping rule

7 October 2011

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled on Thursday that the rule banning athletes suspended for doping for six months or more from competing at the Olympics was "invalid and unenforceable".

Hockeyroos win, Kookaburras lose to Kiwis

Hockeyroos win, Kookaburras lose to Kiwis

7 October 2011

The Hockeyroos avenged their Champions Trophy defeat to New Zealand with a gutsy 2-1 win in the Oceania Cup in Hobart on Thursday while the Kookaburras went down 0-3.

Diamond wins World Cup Final

Diamond wins World Cup Final

7 October 2011

Australia’s most decorated shooter Michael Diamond (Gold Coast, QLD) has added another title to his list after winning the gold medal in the men’s trap at the World Cup Final in Al Ain, UAE.

Hooper secures Olympic boxing berth

Hooper secures Olympic boxing berth

6 October 2011

Damien Hooper has become the first Australian boxer to book a berth at next year's London Olympics after reaching the quarter-finals at the World Boxing Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Young Hockeyroos claim underdog tag

Young Hockeyroos claim underdog tag

6 October 2011

An inexperienced Hockeyroos side is the underdog heading into the Oceania Cup against New Zealand, according to coach Adam Commens. Australia take on New Zealand in the three-match series, which starts in Hobart today, their first meeting since the Kiwis' upset win at the Champions Trophy.

Coach confident of 2012 qualification

Coach confident of 2012 qualification

5 October 2011

Volleyball Team Australia’s Head Coach Jon Uriarte is confident his team has what it takes to qualify for next year’s 2012 London Olympics after its fourth placed finish at the recent Asian Men’s Championships in Iran.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Olympic Day 2018

Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).