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Millman and Barty bow out in third round at US Open

Millman and Barty bow out in third round at US Open

4 September 2017

Australia's final two single contenders at the US Open, John Millman and Ash Barty, have bowed out of the tournaments after the third round with fresh World Rankings.

Goodall breaks boxing medal drought at World Championships

Goodall breaks boxing medal drought at World Championships

4 September 2017

Australian super heavyweight boxer Joseph Goodall has won a bronze medal at the 2017 Boxing World Championships in Hamburg, losing his semi-final bout in a split-points decision.

Silver for Fox as Eckhardt breaks through for first World Cup final

Silver for Fox as Eckhardt breaks through for first World Cup final

4 September 2017

Jessica Fox has won a silver medal to add to the gold she won 24 hours earlier in another successful ICF World Cup weekend for the two-time Olympic medallist. And teammate Kate Eckhardt has enjoyed the best result of her short career, making the final of the women’s K1, finishing seventh.

Skinner secures World Championships silver

Skinner secures World Championships silver

4 September 2017

Current Olympic champion Catherine Skinner has been narrowly defeated by Jessica Rossi of Italy in the 2017 ISSF Shotgun World Championship in Moscow, Russia.

Fox secures third C1 World Cup victory for the season

Fox secures third C1 World Cup victory for the season

2 September 2017

Jessica Fox’s dominance of the women’s C1 canoe slalom competition has been underlined by a ten second winning margin in her third World Cup victory of the 2017 season.

Millman advances to Round 3 while Gavrilova falls in longest match in US Open history

Millman advances to Round 3 while Gavrilova falls in longest match in US Open history

1 September 2017

Australian tennis battler John Millman has continued his blazing US Open run to charge into the third round and earn himself the opportunity of a lifetime, while Daria Gavrilova fell in the longest women's match in US Open history to dangerous American Shelby Rogers.

Aussie Spirit on the rise and ready to take the next step

Aussie Spirit on the rise and ready to take the next step

31 August 2017

It has been a great few months for the Aussie Spirit, but they still have some work to do to match it with the world’s best. So says Head Coach Fabian Barlow, who has seen his team perform well in tournaments in the USA, Canada and Japan in the northern hemisphere summer.

New swimming events for Tokyo 2020 and what they mean for the Australian swim team

New swimming events for Tokyo 2020 and what they mean for the Australian swim team

31 August 2017

Swimming has long been a leader in inclusive sport and the decision to introduce the women’s 1500m freestyle and the men’s 800m free at an Olympic level in Tokyo 2020 presents an exciting opportunity in our sport.

Gavrilova and Millman move on at US Open

Gavrilova and Millman move on at US Open

31 August 2017

Daria Gavrilova and John Millman have moved into the second round of the US Open after both claiming strong wins overnight.

A stronger wrestling team from Paris experience

A stronger wrestling team from Paris experience

30 August 2017

It may have been a steep learning curve but Australia’s World Championship wrestlers will be stronger athletes from the Paris experience.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

PyeongChang 2018 medals

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).

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.