The Australian’s men’s and women’s Artistic Gymnastics team have won three medals on the final leg of the inaugural 2016-17 circuit of the International Gymnastics Federation’s (FIG) Individual Apparatus World Cup, ending the series on a high in Doha, Qatar.
Rio 2016 Olympian James Willett has taken silver in the men’s Double Trap at the ISSF World Cup in Acapulco, separated from winner Ankur Mittal (India) by only 2 points in a close final.
Top seeds Chris McHugh and Damien Schumann have staged an epic comeback to beat Americans David McKienzie and Ian Satterfield in the final of the Australian Beach Volleyball Tour Finals at Sydney’s Manly Beach.
It may not have followed a fairy tale script, but the Australian men’s baseball team announced themselves as a force to be reckoned with at the World Baseball Classic earlier this month.
The Australian Fencing Federation has described funding from the Australian Olympic Committee as “a real positive” which bolsters the team’s pursuit of a place at the Tokyo 2020 Games.
Four Olympians will be among the competitors at Manly Beach this weekend contesting the end-of-season Australian Beach Volleyball Tour Final.
It’s been another weekend of World Cup triumph for Australia’s Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics teams, at the most recent stop on the International Gymnastics Federation’s Individual Apparatus World Cup Series circuit.
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Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.
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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.