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Two Australian crews at the top of World Sailing Rankings

Two Australian crews at the top of World Sailing Rankings

10 February 2011

Australian sailors sit on top of the world in two classes following the latest ISAF World Sailing Rankings that were released last night.

Australia shoots for Olympic quotas

Australia shoots for Olympic quotas

10 February 2011

Australia has announced a high quality 53-person squad for the 2011 ISSF World Cup in March at the Sydney International Shooting Centre

Hoogie wants Thorpe to win 100m gold

Hoogie wants Thorpe to win 100m gold

8 February 2011

One of Ian Thorpe's greatest swimming rivals believes the returning Olympic champion can add to his gold medal tally next year in London.

Sochi 2014 countdown begins

Sochi 2014 countdown begins

8 February 2011

With four current Australian winter World Champions and an avalanche of blistering results on the snow, the three year countdown to Sochi 2014 cannot come soon enough

Hoogie wants Thorpe to win 100m gold

Hoogie wants Thorpe to win 100m gold

8 February 2011

One of Ian Thorpe's greatest swimming rivals believes the returning Olympic champion can add to his gold medal tally next year in London.

Perkins caps off Championships with second win

Perkins caps off Championships with second win

7 February 2011

Victorian Shane Perkins wrapped up the sprint double at the Scody Cycling Australia Track National Championships. Perkins added the Australian keirin title to his sprint crown at Sydney's Dunc Gray Velodrome on Sunday.

Female Coach to lead Eventing Team for London

Female Coach to lead Eventing Team for London

7 February 2011

Top Eventing Coach Prue Barrett has been appointed National Performance Director of the Australian Eventing Team ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Barrett’s appointment comes after long-term coach Wayne Roycroft stepped down from his role as Eventing Head Coach in December 2010.

Top ten for Lincoln-Smith in World Cup

Top ten for Lincoln-Smith in World Cup

7 February 2011

Australian slider Emma Lincoln-Smith has completed a successful Skeleton World Cup season by securing a top 10 ranking after the eighth and final event in Cesana, Italy. Although the AIS Scholarship holder’s form dropped off in the European leg of the World Cup, it was her good speed in the North American rounds that set up her best World Cup finish yet.

Meares collects 27th national crown

Meares collects 27th national crown

7 February 2011

Anna Meares, undoubtedly Australia's best female track cyclist, added national title No.27 to her already bursting medal cabinet

Aussie school girl wows World Championships

Aussie school girl wows World Championships

6 February 2011

Australian 16-year-old year 11 school student Britt Cox turned the heads of the world’s elite mogul skiers with a personal best 12th place in the United States today. Skiing in the FIS dual moguls World Championship as clearly the youngest athlete in the finals, the petite dual AIS/NSWIS scholarship holder may well have signalled to the world and the huge crowd on the Deer Valley Mountain in Utah, that her unquestionable talent will soon be richly rewarded at an international level.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

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).

Did you know?

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