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Australian wrestlers strong in the face of a challenge at Ashgabat 2017

Australian wrestlers strong in the face of a challenge at Ashgabat 2017

26 September 2017

In the biggest competition venue at Ashgabat 2017 and in front of the biggest crowds they have ever faced, four Australian wrestlers threw it down on the mat on Day 9 of the Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games (AIMAG)

Aussie women show strength at Rowing World Champs

Aussie women show strength at Rowing World Champs

26 September 2017

Australia’s three female crews showed their racing prowess today at the 2017 World Rowing Championships to qualify for their respective A-Finals and semi-finals.

Australians progress into A-Finals and semi-finals in Sarasota

Australians progress into A-Finals and semi-finals in Sarasota

25 September 2017

The 2017 World Rowing Championships kicked off today at Nathan Bederson Park in Sarasota, Florida. All three Australian crews in action todayhad strong races and secured berths in their respective semi-finals and A-Finals.

Matthews rounds out Road Worlds with bronze in men's road race

Matthews rounds out Road Worlds with bronze in men's road race

25 September 2017

Michael Matthews (ACT/Tuggeranong Vikings CC) sprinted to bronze claiming his second medal in three years in the elite men's road race at the 2017 UCI Road World Championships in Bergen, Norway.

Barredo and Lydement dominate Group B at Ashgabat 2017

Barredo and Lydement dominate Group B at Ashgabat 2017

24 September 2017

Ridge Barredo has topped the 105kg weightlifting Group B competition at Ashgabat 2017, with teammate Matthew Lydement in third place

Persistent Aussies on the right track

Persistent Aussies on the right track

24 September 2017

Australia women’s volleyball coach Shannon Winzer believes the Volleyroos are on the right track following the World Championship qualifiers in Kazakhstan.

A snatch PB for Marquardt on debut at Ashgabat 2017

A snatch PB for Marquardt on debut at Ashgabat 2017

23 September 2017

A new snatch PB and five out of a possible six successful lifts has Jacob Marquardt grinning from ear to ear after his international debut at Ashgabat 2017.

An unforgettable Ashgabat experience for Wakeling

An unforgettable Ashgabat experience for Wakeling

22 September 2017

Brandon Wakeling has secured a top-10 result as Australia’s first weightlifter at the Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games (AIMAG).

7 Sevens stars locked in as Tokyo 2020 push begins

7 Sevens stars locked in as Tokyo 2020 push begins

22 September 2017

Aussie Men's Sevens coach Andy Friend has locked in seven stars that will form the core of his team's push to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Age is just a number for bronzed Hock at Ashgabat 2017

Age is just a number for bronzed Hock at Ashgabat 2017

22 September 2017

Ruth Hock has won Australia’s second Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) medal with bronze in the women’s -67kg taekwondo.

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American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).

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Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.