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Aussies open with big win over Japan

Aussies open with big win over Japan

28 July 2015

The Australian women's basketball team have beaten Japan 86-65 in the first of three warm-up games ahead of next month's qualifying series for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Boston withdraw from 2024 host city race

Boston withdraw from 2024 host city race

28 July 2015

Boston has withdrawn as a candidate for the 2024 Olympics, citing a lack of public support as the US Olympic Committee pondered a replacement bid ahead of a looming deadline.

Diving captain Wu eyes future

Diving captain Wu eyes future

28 July 2015

Inaugural Australian diving captain Melissa Wu has not been discouraged at the world titles in Russia, despite nursing niggling injuries that just won't go away.

Consistency key victory against Japan

Consistency key victory against Japan

28 July 2015

The Australian men’s water polo team have begun their 16th FINA World Championships campaign on a winning note, easing away to a 10-4 victory against Japan in Kazan, Russia.

Campbell soaks up world titles focus

Campbell soaks up world titles focus

28 July 2015

The withdrawal of James Magnussen has failed to place any pressure on fellow defending champion Cate Campbell to shine at this week's world swimming titles.

Road to Rio not easy for male open water swimmers

Road to Rio not easy for male open water swimmers

28 July 2015

Australia’s open water swimmers Simon Huitenga and George O’Brien both fought hard in the rough and tumble open water 10km ride at the World Championships.

Men's archery team one win from Rio Olympics

Men's archery team one win from Rio Olympics

28 July 2015

ARCHERY: The Australian men’s recurve archery team is just one win away from qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics,

Keeney and Qin look strong in World Champ finals

Keeney and Qin look strong in World Champ finals

27 July 2015

Australia’s Maddison Keeney and Esther Qin have made a strong start to the women’s 1-metre event at the Kazan World Championships.

Lingard's close encounter with archery hero spurs her on

Lingard's close encounter with archery hero spurs her on

27 July 2015

At the Shanghai Archery World Cup earlier this year when Semra Lingard she came face-to-face with her archery hero, Mexican Aida Roman.

Froome wins Tour but future bright for Dennis & Porte

Froome wins Tour but future bright for Dennis & Porte

27 July 2015

Chris Froome has won the 2015 Tour de France after the final stage sprung no surprises as the British rider cruised into Paris on Sunday.

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Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.