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Leishman falls just short at The Open

Leishman falls just short at The Open

21 July 2015

Marc Leishman came closest, but ultimately there was heartbreak for three Australians as well as potential Grand Slammer Jordan Spieth at the Open Championship today.

Historic Kapyla Club lives on

Historic Kapyla Club lives on

20 July 2015

Australian Olympians continue to make history 63 years on from competing at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games.

Weekend Wrap - 20 July

Weekend Wrap - 20 July

20 July 2015

It's been another strong weekend in sport for Aussies athletes as the road to Rio continues around the world.

Japan to start again with 2020 Olympics stadium plan

Japan to start again with 2020 Olympics stadium plan

20 July 2015

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered plans for Tokyo's 2020 Olympic stadium to be ditched amid public anger over its $US2 billion ($A2.7 billion) price tag.

Young Aussie fencers making their mark

Young Aussie fencers making their mark

20 July 2015

Brisbane teenager Alicia Kwag is well placed to become the youngest fencer to represent Australia at the Olympic Games after progressing to the elimination rounds of the women's foil at the world championships in Moscow.

Cooper turns down Toulon for Rio

Cooper turns down Toulon for Rio

20 July 2015

Quade Cooper has pulled out of his big-money switch to France and is poised to become the face of the Australian Sevens team's charge to the Rio Olympics.

Mixed team triathletes win silver

Mixed team triathletes win silver

20 July 2015

Australia’s triathletes have combined to produce a sterling performance to win silver behind the strong French team in an exciting Mixed Teams Relay World Championship in Hamburg today.

Day stares down Spieth, immortality

Day stares down Spieth, immortality

20 July 2015

GOLF: Jason Day desperately wants “immortality” – but a man who seemingly has a mortgage on arguably the greatest slice of golf history stands as his greatest threat.

Hewitt caps historic Davis Cup comeback

Hewitt caps historic Davis Cup comeback

19 July 2015

Australia have kept its Davis Cup title hopes alive with a clutch doubles win in its clash against Kazakhstan in Darwin.

AOC participates in 30 Year Anniversary Uluru relay run

AOC participates in 30 Year Anniversary Uluru relay run

18 July 2015

The nation’s most iconic natural landmark played host to a historic Australian-first relay run to celebrate the 30 year Anniversary of the handing back of Uluru to its traditional owners.

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Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

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