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Bawden and Laird team up for 2017 International season

Bawden and Laird team up for 2017 International season

8 February 2017

Australia’s international beach volleyball campaign kicks off this week, with two of Australia’s Rio Olympians teaming together to compete at the first FIVB World Tour event of 2017 at Fort Lauderdale, USA.

Tokyo 2020 welcomes National Olympic Committes

Tokyo 2020 welcomes National Olympic Committes

8 February 2017

Tokyo 2020 concluded today its first National Olympic Committee (NOC) Open Days event, hosting delegations from 13 NOCs. Their visit was aimed at reviewing and showcasing the progress made in preparations for the Games and ensuring the best possible conditions are made available for the athletes during the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Aussies give Nitro seal of approval

Aussies give Nitro seal of approval

7 February 2017

After months of excitement and anticipation, Nitro Athletics burst into life on Saturday at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne, to the delight of fans and athletes alike.

Aussie men secure best result of the season in Sydney

Aussie men secure best result of the season in Sydney

5 February 2017

The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens team have finished a valiant fourth at the Sydney 7s – their best placing of the current World Series – with the young team showing their potential for the future after recording some remarkable wins over the last two days.

Bolt’s All-Stars edge Aussies on night one of Nitro Athletics

Bolt’s All-Stars edge Aussies on night one of Nitro Athletics

5 February 2017

Usain Bolt left Lakeside as he arrived… a winner, with his All-Stars taking a narrow victory over Team Australia on the opening night of the inaugural Coles Nitro Athletics series at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne on Saturday night.

Aussie women finish fourth

Aussie women finish fourth

4 February 2017

The Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team has finished in fourth at the HSBC Sydney 7s after falling in the Semi Finals to arch rivals Canada and New Zealand in the Third Placed Playoff.

Aussie women soar through to Sydney 7s Quarter Finals

Aussie women soar through to Sydney 7s Quarter Finals

4 February 2017

The Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team have qualified for the Quarter Finals with three wins from three at the HSBC Sydney 7s on Friday. The tournament is the first-time Australia’s Golden Girls have played at a World Rugby Series event on home soil.

Aussie men's side announced for Sydney Sevens

Aussie men's side announced for Sydney Sevens

2 February 2017

Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens coach Andy Friend has named three debutants in his team ahead of this weekend’s World Series event in Sydney.

Swim trials moved closer to Games

Swim trials moved closer to Games

2 February 2017

Australia's swimming selection trials will be staged much closer to the Olympics and world championships in the future.

LaCaze and Gregson partner up to lead Team Australia

LaCaze and Gregson partner up to lead Team Australia

1 February 2017

Australian middle distance pair Genevieve LaCaze and Ryan Gregson will extend their partnership onto the track as co-captains of Team Australia for Nitro Athletics Melbourne.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

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Did you know?

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

Did you know?

Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.