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Track cyclists bound for Hong Kong World Championships

Track cyclists bound for Hong Kong World Championships

6 April 2017

Australia’s 21-rider contingent departed home shores yesterday morning for the 2017 UCI Track World Championships begin in Hong Kong on Wednesday 12 April.

On this day: The birth of the modern Olympics

On this day: The birth of the modern Olympics

6 April 2017

On this day, 121 years ago, the first Modern Olympic Games were officially opened in its ancient birthplace of Athens.

Holly hungry for more national glory

Holly hungry for more national glory

5 April 2017

Holly Boscott has the world at her very capable feet.

Aussies defeat USA at Hawkes Bay Cup

Aussies defeat USA at Hawkes Bay Cup

5 April 2017

The Australian women's hockey team have found their form at the Hawkes Bay Cup in Hastings, New Zealand, with a 3 – 1 defeat of the USA.

Perry climbs to the top at Australian Championships

Perry climbs to the top at Australian Championships

4 April 2017

Roxy Perry became a dual national champion on the weekend when she won both sport climbing disciplines at the 2017 Australian Speed and Lead Championships in Villawood, Western Sydney.

Australia claims first Hawkes Bay victory over Japan

Australia claims first Hawkes Bay victory over Japan

4 April 2017

The Australian women's hockey team have taken out their first win of the four nations Hawkes Bay Cup in Hastings, New Zealand, with a 2 -1 defeat of Japan yesterday afternoon.

Swimmers Hungary for open water success

Swimmers Hungary for open water success

3 April 2017

Swimming Australia has nominated three athletes to take on the 10km open water event at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, adding to the three that were already selected for the 5km event at the Australian Open Water Championships in January this year.

Australia win International Hockey Open

Australia win International Hockey Open

3 April 2017

In a nail-biting final test at the Darwin International Hockey Open, the Australian men's hockey team have won the series and the match with a 5 – 3 victory over Pakistan in a game that was packed with action from the very first minute of play.

Juster and Curtis claim National Series crowns

Juster and Curtis claim National Series crowns

3 April 2017

Adversity has been the ally of BMX rider Matthew Juster in 2017, the hulking Northern Territorian overcoming a dose of the flu earlier this week to win the final race, and title in the elite men’s Probikx UCI event in Cairns.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.

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.