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Golden day for Australian rowers

Golden day for Australian rowers

11 July 2010

Australia's women lightweight double scull crew of Hannah Every-Hall (QLD) and Alice McNamara (VIC) has surged to gold in World Rowing Cup 3 in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Injury-curse hits Australian gymnasts

Injury-curse hits Australian gymnasts

11 July 2010

Women's gymnastics head coach Peggy Liddick admits her task to select Australia's five-member Commonwealth Games team has been made "ten-fold" harder due to a spate of untimely injuries.

Tomkins receives highest international honour

Tomkins receives highest international honour

11 July 2010

Australia’s most decorated rower, James Tomkins, was today awarded the highest individual honour in international rowing, the Thomas Keller Medal.

South Africa shines

South Africa shines

11 July 2010

South Africa basked Saturday in the success of its trouble-free World Cup, as finishing touches were put to the closing ceremony with superstar Shakira and a herd of giant elephant puppets.

Lapierre produces another Diamond jump

Lapierre produces another Diamond jump

11 July 2010

World indoor long jump champion Fabrice Lapierre has continued his impressive start to the year with his second successive podium finish on the IAAF Diamond League tour in Rome.Following his win in the first of seven men's long jump events on the all-new Diamond League calendar in Shanghai last month, the 26-year-old Australian leapt 8.11m to place third in Rome.

Ready for fast and furious shoot-out

Ready for fast and furious shoot-out

9 July 2010

The best of Australia’s young female slam dunkers were selected today to compete in a new and exciting basketball competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore next month.

Australia's strong ready to raise the bar

Australia's strong ready to raise the bar

9 July 2010

Two future sporting stars will be raising the bar for gold in Singapore next month after they were selected as Australia’s weightlifting representatives for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games.

Hooker and Samuels medal in Lausanne

Hooker and Samuels medal in Lausanne

9 July 2010

Australian world champions Steve Hooker and Dani Samuels had to settle for second and third respectively at the athletics Diamond League meeting in Lausanne.

Stingers beaten in shootout by USA

Stingers beaten in shootout by USA

8 July 2010

The Aussie Stingers succumbed to the United States of America in the gold-medal final of the women's water polo FINA World League Super Finals in La Jolla today.

Balogh to appeal Delhi omission

Balogh to appeal Delhi omission

8 July 2010

Olympic gold medal winner Suzy Balogh says she will appeal after being omitted from Australia's Commonwealth Games shooting squad.

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Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.