An inexperienced Hockeyroos side is the underdog heading into the Oceania Cup against New Zealand, according to coach Adam Commens. Australia take on New Zealand in the three-match series, which starts in Hobart today, their first meeting since the Kiwis' upset win at the Champions Trophy.
Volleyball Team Australia’s Head Coach Jon Uriarte is confident his team has what it takes to qualify for next year’s 2012 London Olympics after its fourth placed finish at the recent Asian Men’s Championships in Iran.
Australia's archers enjoyed their first taste of competitive action at Lord's by defeating a crack Italian team before being rolled by a world record-breaking Korean outfit at the Olympic test event.
A chance meeting between two women at a pilates class has paved the way for one of Australia’s newest winter athletes aiming for a spot at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck.
The 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games are all about snow sports, young athletes and cross-cultural involvement. With 1,100 young stars on skis, snowboards and skates providing the event’s basic anatomy, the International Olympic Committee’s Culture and Education Program generates the pulse of the Youth Olympic movement.
When Australia’s short track speed skaters hit the ice in Melbourne on the weekend, the stakes will be high for some of the youngest athletes on the program. Junior skaters born between 1 January 1996 and 31 December 1997 have the chance to impress selectors at the Medibank Ice House ahead of the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria.
Anti-doping officials say scientists have endorsed a new test for human growth hormone that can detect use of the drug going back as far as 21 days and could be implemented in time for next year's London Olympics.
When the International Olympic Committee announced the inclusion of ski halfpipe to the 2014 Winter Olympic Program, Australia sat up and took notice – and for good reason.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit
Did you know?
Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).
Did you know?
Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.