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Nine Aussies to tackle 2017 Tour de France

Nine Aussies to tackle 2017 Tour de France

28 June 2017

Nine Australian riders will tackle the 2017 edition of the Tour de France, starting July 1 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

World's best confirmed for Australian Table Tennis Open

World's best confirmed for Australian Table Tennis Open

28 June 2017

Six of the world’s top ten male players and seven of the best female players in the world have been confirmed for next week’s Seamaster Australian Open Table Tennis tournament on the Gold Coast, the most lucrative event on the ITTF World Tour this year.

Whateley leads opening day for Aussies on the Gold Coast

Whateley leads opening day for Aussies on the Gold Coast

28 June 2017

2016 Rio Olympian Jason Whateley was among a group of Australian boxers who enjoyed first-round success at the Oceania Boxing Championships and World Championship qualifiers at Paradise Point on the Gold Coast on Tuesday.

Aussies have reasons to feel confident in Markkleeberg

Aussies have reasons to feel confident in Markkleeberg

28 June 2017

The Australian Canoe Slalom team heads into this weekend’s third ICF World Cup in Markkleeberg, Germany, full of confidence after some very exciting performances in Augsburg last weekend.

Australia’s fastest men set for World Championships

Australia’s fastest men set for World Championships

28 June 2017

Australian 100m champion Trae Williams (Qld) will lead the men’s 4x100m relay team into battle at the IAAF World Championships, with Athletics Australia Selectors today confirming a five-strong squad for London 2017.

Aussie secret weapon steers Team NZ to America’s Cup victory

Aussie secret weapon steers Team NZ to America’s Cup victory

27 June 2017

Olympian, World and Australian Champion, multihull specialist and proud Australian Glenn Ashby has lived up to his reputation as the ‘multihull-whisperer’ leading Team New Zealand to victory in the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda this morning.

Gold in the 470 Men and 49er classes at Kiel Week

Gold in the 470 Men and 49er classes at Kiel Week

26 June 2017

Australia’s sailors have won the 470 Men and 49er classes at Kiel Week.

Barty falls to Kvitova in Birmingham final before winning doubles

Barty falls to Kvitova in Birmingham final before winning doubles

26 June 2017

Ash Barty’s brilliant week in Birmingham came to an end on Sunday with a three-set loss to Petra Kvitova in a high-quality final.

Quality field drawn to Gold Coast for Oceania Boxing Championships

Quality field drawn to Gold Coast for Oceania Boxing Championships

26 June 2017

Australia’s best male boxers will today begin their campaign to qualify for this year’s World Championships, when they take on the best athletes from the region in the Oceania Boxing titles on the Gold Coast.

Hockeyroos win final pool match 4 - 1 v Spain

Hockeyroos win final pool match 4 - 1 v Spain

26 June 2017

The Hockeyroos won their final pool game against Spain at the World League Semi-Finals in Brussels, Belgium.

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Australian Indigenous Olympians recognised for Olympic Day

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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.

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Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.