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C'mon Aussie C'mon

C'mon Aussie C'mon

19 August 2010

Australians will compete in six sports on Thursday and it is make or break for the cycling teams’ medals chances.

Legendary Olympian Tomkins retires from rowing

Legendary Olympian Tomkins retires from rowing

19 August 2010

Australia’s most decorated Olympic rower, James Tomkins (VIC), has today announced his retirement from competitive rowing.

Jacqui Cooper honoured at Mt Buller

Jacqui Cooper honoured at Mt Buller

19 August 2010

Jacqui Cooper’s extraordinary twenty year career in aerial skiing has been celebrated with the dedication of the jump site at Mt Buller in her name.

Australia garners a win

Australia garners a win

18 August 2010

Buoyed from a big opening match win, the Australian boys’ hockey team went into their second round match against Ghana tonight, confident but not complacent.

Six medals from six races at the pool

Six medals from six races at the pool

18 August 2010

The Australian swim team have produced a massive haul of medals on Day 4, with three bronze, two silver and a wildly celebrated gold in the men’s 4 x 100m medley relay.

Aussie sailors return to Singapore Seas

Aussie sailors return to Singapore Seas

18 August 2010

Australian sailors have had a mixed bag of results today as Madison Kennedy and Mark Spearman took to the Singaporean seas for the second day of competition.

Archers thrill in rain and wind

Archers thrill in rain and wind

18 August 2010

Australian archer Alice Ingley has put in the fight of her fledgling career, coming back from a below-par ranking round, torrential rain and a 0-4 deficit in her elimination match to post an exhilarating 6-4 victory over Italian Gloria Filippi.

Team gentle giant awakes

Team gentle giant awakes

18 August 2010

The giant of the Australian Youth Olympic Team, Damien Birkinhead, got his 132kg, 190cm frame into action on Wednesday and threw his way into a prime qualification position for the Youth Olympic Games final.

Larkins reaches new heights

Larkins reaches new heights

18 August 2010

Australia’s Liam Larkins has notched up a personal best as he finished eighth in the men’s 77kg weightlifting at what was a lively Toa Payoh Sports Hall.

Birkinhead Australia's biggest hope

Birkinhead Australia's biggest hope

18 August 2010

The giant of the Australian Youth Olympic Team Damien Birkenhead looks assured of a spot in Sunday’s shot put final, after a 20.89m throw in a rain shortened qualifying today at the Youth Olympic Games.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

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Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.

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).