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Hackett backs swim team's new culture

Hackett backs swim team's new culture

30 July 2015

Watching pool-side as a TV commentator, Grant Hackett admits he saw a "fragmented" Australian swimming team ahead of their ill-fated London Olympic campaign.

Lingard eyes Olympic archery berth

Lingard eyes Olympic archery berth

30 July 2015

Australia's archery team is eying another possible Rio qualifier with Queenslander Semra Lingard racing through the individual competition at the world championships in Copenhagen.

Triathletes go to Rio chasing automatic Olympic spots

Triathletes go to Rio chasing automatic Olympic spots

30 July 2015

Australia’s leading ITU triathletes will converge on the Olympic city of Rio de Janeiro this weekend, chasing the first opportunity to qualify for next year’s Games.

Gutsy Wu books Australia another Rio ticket

Gutsy Wu books Australia another Rio ticket

30 July 2015

Australian diving captain Melissa Wu has fought her way back from second last to qualify for Thursday’s World Championship 10-metre platform final in Kazan, Russia.

Bach supports new stadium for Tokyo

Bach supports new stadium for Tokyo

29 July 2015

Tokyo will have a state of the art stadium in time for the 2020 Olympic Games despite the escalating construction costs in Japan and the scrapping of the original project.

Water pollution Rio's greatest challenge

Water pollution Rio's greatest challenge

29 July 2015

RIO: Thomas Bach says organisers of next year’s Rio Olympics are “making great progress but there is no time to lose.”

Hackett to keep young swimmers honest

Hackett to keep young swimmers honest

29 July 2015

Ahead of his first world swimming titles in eight years, a rejuvenated Grant Hackett believes the pressure is on his younger rivals to keep him out of the team.

Bike crash derails Aussie rowing crew

Bike crash derails Aussie rowing crew

29 July 2015

Australia's men's coxless four's preparations for the rowing world championships have taken a big hit with Alex Lloyd suffering a broken collarbone in a cycling crash.

Stingers return to basics to roll past South Africa

Stingers return to basics to roll past South Africa

29 July 2015

The Australian women’s water polo team has thumped South Africa 19-1 in their second group stage game at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Journey to Rio - Jarrod Poort

Australian Olympic Flag Bearers

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