Australia’s Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy are out of the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Vienna, after a tough 3-set loss to Brazil’s Carolina Solberg Salgado and Maria Antonelli overnight.
Dani Stevens was the youngest female athlete to win a throwing world title when she came from the clouds to claim a shock discus gold as a raw 21-year-old back in 2009.
With our Aussie athletes dominating at World Championships across the globe and our winter athletes ramping up preparations for PyeongChang 2018, here are 10 exciting things we learnt this month
There are plenty of logical reasons why Sally Pearson shouldn't be shouldering huge expectations at the World Athletics Championships.
Australia has achieved its best fencing World Championship result since 2003, with Sholto Douglas finishing 21st in a field of 156 in the individual men’s foil event at Leipzig, Germany.
Australia’s Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy have stared down a major threat from China to post a second win at the 2017 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Vienna, Austria.
The 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest has wrapped up with the Australian Dolphins Swim Team adding two bronze medals to their tally through distance swimmer Mack Horton and the women’s 4x100m medley relay team to leave Hungary with ten medals; one gold, five silver and four bronze.
Australia’s Alyssa Bull has added a silver medal to the gold she won 24 hours earlier at the ICF Canoe Sprint U23 and Junior World Championships in Pitesti, Romania.
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Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season
Did you know?
Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.
Did you know?
At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.