News

Meares wins third gold

Meares wins third gold

4 December 2010

Australian track cycling star Anna Meares capped an outstanding Melbourne World Cup round by dominating the keirin for her third gold medal.

Sunshine State to Produce More Winter Olympic Champions

Sunshine State to Produce More Winter Olympic Champions

4 December 2010

Olympic gold medallist Lydia Lassila's dream of an aerial ski training facility built on home soil will become a reality after a $4 million joint funding agreement between the Queensland and Federal Governments.Queensland Sports Minister Phil Reeves said Lydia Lassila asked for local training facilities immediately after her stunning gold medal performance in Vancouver and the Bligh Government was happy to provide the venue.

Australian Eventing Coach Wayne Roycroft resigns

Australian Eventing Coach Wayne Roycroft resigns

3 December 2010

Eventing coach Wayne Roycroft announced today that he has stepped down from his position as Head Coach of the Australian Team.

Aussie World Champions race to gold in Melbourne

Aussie World Champions race to gold in Melbourne

3 December 2010

Reigning World Champions Josephine Tomic and Sarah Kent teamed with Kate Bates to claim the first gold medal of the opening round of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics at Melbourne's Hisense Arena. Compatriots Cameron Meyer and Leigh Howard also lined up in the rainbow stripes and put on a spectacular show to win the Madison.

Second top 10 finish for Lincoln-Smith

Second top 10 finish for Lincoln-Smith

3 December 2010

Australian slider Emma Lincoln-Smith has produced her second successive top ten placing on the World Cup Skeleton tour, finishing ninth on the testing Calgary course in Canada this morning.

Second top 10 finish for Emma Lincoln-Smith

Second top 10 finish for Emma Lincoln-Smith

3 December 2010

Australian slider Emma Lincoln-Smith has produced her second successive top ten placing on the World Cup Skeleton tour, finishing ninth on the testing Calgary course in Canada this morning. The AIS Scholarship holder was one place higher than at last week's season opener in Whistler, finishing just over two seconds behind the winner, Germany's Anja Huber.

Diamond and Vella shoot for Australia Cup Final glory

Diamond and Vella shoot for Australia Cup Final glory

2 December 2010

The 2010 Australian shooting season will come to a conclusion this weekend (Friday 3 December-Sunday 5 December) as the Australia Cup Shotgun Final is contested in Melbourne.

We're the hunters, British say

We're the hunters, British say

2 December 2010

Only two years after its unprecedented domination at the Olympics, the powerhouse Great British track cycling program wants to portray itself as the hunter, not the hunted.

Matildas draw for FIFA Women's World Cup 2011

Matildas draw for FIFA Women's World Cup 2011

30 November 2010

Australia has drawn Brazil, Equatorial Guinea and Norway in Group D for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011™ to be held in Germany from June 26 to July 17.

World Cup 2022 in sight for Australia

World Cup 2022 in sight for Australia

28 November 2010

If Australia's bid to host the 2022 World Cup can survive the first round or two of voting, it may well come home with a wet sail

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Australian Indigenous Olympians recognised for Olympic Day

Did you know?

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

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).