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Jones crushes world record

Jones crushes world record

27 August 2006

Swimming sensation Leisel Jones set the Hobart Aquatic Centre alight on Sunday night, shattering the 100 metres...

Troop resurgence continues

Troop resurgence continues

26 August 2006

Dual Olympic marathon representative Lee Troop’s resurrection as one of Australia’s premier distance runners continues...

Eventing team takes overnight lead

Eventing team takes overnight lead

25 August 2006

Australia’s Three-Day Eventing team has taken the overnight lead at the World Equestrian Games in Germany...

Hockeyroos get wins on the board

Hockeyroos get wins on the board

25 August 2006

The Hockeyroos have started to build some much needed form in attack leading into the World Cup, with two wins from their...

Olympic hopeful preparing for spinal surgery

Olympic hopeful preparing for spinal surgery

24 August 2006

Beijing Olympic BMX hopeful Renee Junga will undergo surgery Friday after suffering severe spinal injuries in a training accident...

Australia achieves best-ever dressage result

Australia achieves best-ever dressage result

24 August 2006

Australia has posted its best-ever Dressage result at a world championships, with two riders qualifying for the second round for...

Final Eventing line-up named

Final Eventing line-up named

24 August 2006

Australian selectors have chosen two local and two overseas-based riders to contest the team Three-Day Event at the World...

Johnson speeds to 200m PB in Malmo

Johnson speeds to 200m PB in Malmo

23 August 2006

Australian 100m record holder Patrick Johnson sped to a new personal best over 200m at the MAI-Galan meeting in Malmo...

Gatlin to get eight-year ban after deal

Gatlin to get eight-year ban after deal

23 August 2006

US sprinter Justin Gatlin is certain to “name names” after accepting an eight-year ban for using performance enhancing...

Passing of a great Olympian: Merv Wood

Passing of a great Olympian: Merv Wood

21 August 2006

Olympian Mervyn Wood passed away on Saturday after a long illness, aged 89...

Welcome Home Celebration Melbourne

Olympians visit Melbourne Starlight Room

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).