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Olympic medallists head to Victoria for SWC Melbourne 2016

Olympic medallists head to Victoria for SWC Melbourne 2016

5 December 2016

Sailing World Cup Melbourne begins this week, with several Olympic medallists heading to the southern state to compete in the final Sailing World Cup event for 2016.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - Controversy and near misses

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - Controversy and near misses

5 December 2016

Sailing medals were on the line on Day 14 of the Melbourne Olympics. Australia had a number of medal hopes, but unfortunately there was controversy which cost Australia a gold medal. In shooting we missed a medal by just two shots.

Effort needs to be lifted to cut out doping believes Coffa

Effort needs to be lifted to cut out doping believes Coffa

5 December 2016

Oceania Weightlifting Federation General Secretary Paul Coffa believes enough is enough when it comes to the sport he has dedicated his life to and doping.

Seebohm to swim nine world title events

Seebohm to swim nine world title events

5 December 2016

Triple Olympian Emily Seebohm has added to an already huge workload and will swim in nine events at this week's world short course championships in Windsor, Canada, starting on Tuesday.

Coates pleased with Tokyo 2020 progress

Coates pleased with Tokyo 2020 progress

5 December 2016

International Olympic Committee Vice President John Coates is confident the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are on track following the Coordination Commission’s third official visit to the Japanese capital.

Men's sevens team finish Dubai in fifth

Men's sevens team finish Dubai in fifth

5 December 2016

The Australian Men’s Sevens team has finished the Dubai Sevens tournament in fifth position with victories over New Zealand and Scotland rounding out a solid day for Andy Friend’s young squad.

Women's sevens fall after tough Dubai Final

Women's sevens fall after tough Dubai Final

5 December 2016

The Australian Women’s Sevens team has finished runners up in the first leg of the Women’s Sevens World Series in Dubai in a tough 5-17 loss to arch rivals, New Zealand.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - future cricket legends take to hockey pitch

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - future cricket legends take to hockey pitch

4 December 2016

On day 13, Australia continued its push towards medals in cycling, with two prospects continuing to impress in preliminary rounds. Murray Rose won gold, and future cricketing and surfing legends were in action.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - an unlikely cycling duo on Day 12

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - an unlikely cycling duo on Day 12

3 December 2016

Before the 1956 Games, Australia had won five medals in Olympic cycling history, stamping it as one of our most successful Olympic sports. In Melbourne supporters had to wait until day 12 of the program to see cycling action and an unlikely tandem duo.

Foord crowned best in Asia

Foord crowned best in Asia

2 December 2016

Olympic attacker Caitlin Foord has accepted her award for best women's footballer in Asia on behalf of her Australian teammates.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

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At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.

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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.