After two days of intensive workouts and team meetings, Team Australia takes to the field for the first time today as they prepare for the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
In yet another electrifying evening of world class gymnastics, athletes from eight countries went head to head at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena, on the final night of the inaugural World Cup Gymnastics event to be held in Australia.
Melbourne’s Hisense Arena hosted day one of the World Cup Gymnastics Finals tonight, with the men competing on Floor, Pommel Horse, and Still Rings, whilst the women took to the Vault and Uneven Bars.
Australia’s charge toward London 2017 stepped up today, with national race walk champions Dane Bird-Smith (Qld) and Regan Lamble (Vic) among four initial selections for the IAAF World Championships in August.
Australian speedster, Emma Tonegato will make her return from an elbow injury at the Las Vegas Sevens (March 3-4), in the only change to the squad that came fourth at the HSBC Sydney 7s earlier this mont
Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens coach Andy Friend has welcomed back 74 caps of experience with Ed Jenkins, Nick Malouf and Tom Lucas all named to make their return from injury for the Las Vegas leg of the Sevens World Series next weekend.
One of Australia’s most consistent performers at major championships, Dani Stevens (nee Samuels), will start her season at the 2017 New South Wales track and field championships this weekend at Sydney Olympic Park.
Australia debuted at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan this week and, according to AOC President John Coates, it is just the beginning of Australia’s increasing involvement in Asia.
Softball Australia has partnered with USA’s National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) for the 2017 season and beyond for eight elite Australian women’s softball athletes to play for the Chicago Bandits franchise.
Rio Olympian Amy Cure (TAS) made Sunday a golden day for Australia as she claimed two gold medals to complete the Cali round of the 2016-17 Tissot UCI Track World Cup series.
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Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games
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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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Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.