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Huge jump by Lapierre with illegal tailwind

Huge jump by Lapierre with illegal tailwind

19 April 2010

Australian Fabrice Lapierre floated and flew to the sixth-greatest performance by a long jumper under any conditions on Sunday - and then predicted even bigger things to come. Lapierre's massive jump of 8.78m - with the aid of a 3.1m per second tailwind - was the standout performance of the three-day

Parnov ahead of the curve

Parnov ahead of the curve

19 April 2010

At the tender age of 15, the world's greatest female pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva was coming to terms with having grown too tall for gymnastics.

Hockey Selection Camp Underway

Hockey Selection Camp Underway

19 April 2010

Following the recent Under 18s Men’s National Championships, 27 of Australia’s best young players have remained in Canberra to attend the Youth Olympic Games selection camp which will be held until April 20.

Hockey Selection Camp Underway

Hockey Selection Camp Underway

19 April 2010

Following the recent Under 18s Men’s National Championships, 27 of Australia’s best young players have remained in Canberra to

Potent targets back-to-back gold

Potent targets back-to-back gold

14 April 2010

Australia’s shooters today boarded the plane for the next round of the ISSF World Cup in Beijing, China (17-24 April).Following the successful pistol and rifle World Cup in Sydney last month, where Warren Potent claimed gold and Dina Aspandiyarova silver, Australia’s top shotgun exponents will join the team in the Chinese capital.

Singapore shows Olympic leaders they’re ready

Singapore shows Olympic leaders they’re ready

13 April 2010

The inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will take place in Singapore in less than four months and the city is ready for the world’s youth.

Lapierre stalking Taurima's national record

Lapierre stalking Taurima's national record

13 April 2010

World indoor champion Fabrice Lapierre has pledged to smash Jai Taurima's decade-old Australian long jump record by the end of the year.And with favourable conditions predicted for the Commonwealth Games trials in Perth, it could happen as soon as this weekend.

Singapore shows Olympic leaders they’re ready

Singapore shows Olympic leaders they’re ready

13 April 2010

The inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will take place in Singapore in less than four months and the city is ready for the world’s youth.Heading up the Australian Team for the August Games is Chef de Mission Nick Green, two-time Olympic gold medallist in rowing.

Brave Moffatt thrills with third

Brave Moffatt thrills with third

12 April 2010

Australia's defending world champion Emma Moffatt returned from a broken shoulder and more than seven months

Position: VIS Aerial Skiing Coach/Co-ordinator

Position: VIS Aerial Skiing Coach/Co-ordinator

8 April 2010

In conjunction with the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia (OWIA), the VIS is seeking an experienced, and passionate Aerial Skiing Coach/Co-ordinator to join the team. Aerial Skiing is now a Tier 1 program at the VIS, providing support and services to targeted female athletes and building on what are already outstanding results, including Olympic and World Cup medals...

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

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Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.