Australia has had an encouraging start to the FINA World Championships with Jess Walker finishing fifth and Melissa Gorman seventh in the 5km open water event.
The Australian women’s water polo team have snatched an 8-7 final minute victory against Greece, in a scrappy opening game of the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
Australia has won two bronze medals in the diving at the World Aquatic Championships in Kazan, and have also qualified their women’s 3-metre synchro team for the Rio Olympics.
Australian golden girl Caroline Buchanan has won silver on a rain and windswept track at the BMX World Championships in Zolder, Belgium.
ATHLETICS: Javelin thrower Kimberley Mickle says she's still searching for "that one big one" and hopes to unleash it at the world championships in Beijing next month.
Australian superstars Sam Willoughby and Caroline Buchanan finished just outside the medals in the elite time trial events at the UCI BMX World Championships in Zolder, Belgium on Friday night.
ATHLETICS: A penultimate round throw of 63.98m in London has delivered Benn Harradine his fifth consecutive podium appearance
Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy have bowed out in the round of 16 of the Yokohama Grand Slam event after going down in their first elimination match.
Olympic open water swimming nominations will be on the line this week when the next generation of Australian 10km swimmers contest the 2015 World Championships.
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Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys
Did you know?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).