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Aussies take Cape Town Challenge Trophy, NZ win Cup

Aussies take Cape Town Challenge Trophy, NZ win Cup

11 December 2017

The Aussie Sevens have taken out the Challenge Trophy at the Cape Town Sevens, finishing the tournament on a high, with a 26-7 win over Spain.

Australia crowned World League Champions

Australia crowned World League Champions

11 December 2017

The Kookaburras have claimed back-to-back FIH Men’s Hockey World League titles after a heart-stopping 2-1 win over Argentina in Monday morning’s (AEDT) decider in Bhubaneswar.

Trans-Tasman Duels Among Sail Sydney’s Key Attractions

Trans-Tasman Duels Among Sail Sydney’s Key Attractions

7 December 2017

Former Youth World Champions in the 29er, Natasha Bryant and Annie Wilmot, will use their results against New Zealand’s 2016 Olympic silver medallists at Sail Sydney next week as a gauge for how they’ve progressed since switching to the 49erFX class earlier this year.

Knowles knows Aussies need to perform when it counts

Knowles knows Aussies need to perform when it counts

7 December 2017

Australia captain Mark Knowles says the FIH Men’s Hockey World League Final is all about learning to win in big games as the Kookaburras move into the final four of the tournament in India.

Ian Chesterman responds to IOC decision to ban Russia from PyeongChang

Ian Chesterman responds to IOC decision to ban Russia from PyeongChang

6 December 2017

Australian Chef de Mission Ian Chesterman has provided the following response to the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision to suspend Russia from the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games.

Kookaburras head for quarters with third straight draw

Kookaburras head for quarters with third straight draw

5 December 2017

The Kookaburras have narrowly missed out on second spot in Pool B at the FIH Men’s Hockey World League Final following a third straight draw after scores finished 2-2 with England in Bhubaneswar on Monday night.

New chapter written in Burton-Wearn sailing rivalry

New chapter written in Burton-Wearn sailing rivalry

4 December 2017

Recent podium finishes have only whetted Matt Wearn’s appetite for success. Instead of playing second fiddle to Olympic Laser champion Tom Burton, the 22-year-old West Australian believes the time is nearing for him to prove he has the ability to close out regattas.

Aussie men finish fifth in Dubai

Aussie men finish fifth in Dubai

3 December 2017

The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens team has won the Fifth Placed Final against Samoa 22-17, to ensure the side finished just outside the top four for crucial Series points in Dubai this morning.

Aussie sevens win Dubai title

Aussie sevens win Dubai title

2 December 2017

The Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team has won the first leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Dubai, defeating the USA in the Cup Final 34-0.

Olympians bring festive cheer to RCH Pratt’s Party for Kids

Olympians bring festive cheer to RCH Pratt’s Party for Kids

1 December 2017

Nine Australian Olympians helped bring laughter and joy to Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital yesterday at the Pratt Foundation’s Party for Kids.

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Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

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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.

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Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.