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Brennan sweeps 2016 Rower of the Year Awards

Brennan sweeps 2016 Rower of the Year Awards

1 February 2017

Australia’s golden girl, Kim Brennan AM, has proven she is Rowing’s Number One at the 2016 Rower of the Year Awards.

10 sporting highlights from January 2017

10 sporting highlights from January 2017

31 January 2017

2017 started with a bang! Winter athletes competing in the Northern Hemisphere recorded some of the best Australian results in history. While on home soil, Olympians added National Championship titles to their resume and crowds flocked to some of the biggest sporting events of the year.

Fox claims C1 title and impressive Oceania double

Fox claims C1 title and impressive Oceania double

31 January 2017

Two-time Olympian Jess Fox has led an Australian domination of the women’s C1 final at the Oceania Championships in Auckland, with the 22-year-old taking the title by an incredible 13 seconds.

Aussies finish 10th at Wellington Sevens

Aussies finish 10th at Wellington Sevens

29 January 2017

The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens team has finished the Wellington Sevens in 10th position with two wins out of a possible three on day two of competition.

 Australia outclassed by experience in Wellington Sevens

 Australia outclassed by experience in Wellington Sevens

29 January 2017

The young Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens team have fallen to Sevens powerhouses Fiji and South Africa on Day One of the Wellington Sevens but finished the day on a winning note with victory over Japan.

Poort and Gubecka crowned National Champions

Poort and Gubecka crowned National Champions

27 January 2017

The opening day of the 2017 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships has seen a pair of siblings take the next steps towards world championship selection with Chelsea Gubecka and her sister Chloe, as well as Jack Brazier and his sister Mackenzie all finishing inside the top four in the men’s and women’s open 10km event.

Women's team announced for Sydney 7s

Women's team announced for Sydney 7s

25 January 2017

Olympic Gold Medalists Ellia Green and Evania Pelite have been named in the Qantas Australian Women’s Team to run out at Allianz Stadium in Sydney on Friday February 3 for the inaugural women's leg of the HSBC Sydney 7s.

Two debutants named for Wellington Sevens

Two debutants named for Wellington Sevens

24 January 2017

Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens coach Andy Friend has named two new faces for this weekend’s World Series event in Wellington (28-29 January).

Porte prevails to take home TDU trophy

Porte prevails to take home TDU trophy

23 January 2017

He’s been second twice but yesterday Richie Porte finally took home the trophy, winning the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under by an impressive margin.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.

Did you know?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).