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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...