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Young Hockeyroos claim underdog tag

Young Hockeyroos claim underdog tag

6 October 2011

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.

Coach confident of 2012 qualification

Coach confident of 2012 qualification

5 October 2011

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.

Archers enjoy test event at Lord's

Archers enjoy test event at Lord's

5 October 2011

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.

Townsville’s Winter Daredevil

Townsville’s Winter Daredevil

5 October 2011

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.

Innsbruck’s X-Factor

Innsbruck’s X-Factor

5 October 2011

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.

High stakes at skating Nationals

High stakes at skating Nationals

5 October 2011

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.

Archers lap up competing at Lord's

Archers lap up competing at Lord's

4 October 2011

The world's best archers have descended upon Lord's cricket ground this week for the Olympic test event.

Coe opens 2012 athletics track

Coe opens 2012 athletics track

4 October 2011

More than 30 years after becoming an Olympic champion, Sebastian Coe became one of the first people to test the running track for the 2012 London Games.

Scientists back improved HGH test

Scientists back improved HGH test

4 October 2011

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.

Anxious wait for teenage halfpipe star

Anxious wait for teenage halfpipe star

30 September 2011

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.