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Australian record holder Alana Boyd retires

Australian record holder Alana Boyd retires

26 October 2016

The Australian pole vault record holder, Alana Boyd, has today formally announced her retirement from athletics.

Surprise Olympian taking next step on the Gold Coast

Surprise Olympian taking next step on the Gold Coast

26 October 2016

The weeks leading up to the Rio Olympics were a difficult time for Australian diver Brittany O’Brien.

Jenkins passes sevens captaincy on to Holland

Jenkins passes sevens captaincy on to Holland

26 October 2016

The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens team will have a changing of the guard for its 2016/17 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series campaign with Ed Jenkins electing to step down from his role as Captain.

On this day - Hockey's Pearce brothers win silver

On this day - Hockey's Pearce brothers win silver

26 October 2016

On this day (26 Oct) in 1968 the Pearce brothers’ Olympic hockey dynasty closed with a silver medal at the Mexico Olympics.

Chalmers and Larkin claim short course gold

Chalmers and Larkin claim short course gold

26 October 2016

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers has muscled his way to an impressive 100m freestyle victory on the opening day of the FINA Swimming World Cup in Tokyo.

Coe backs Bisbane to host 2028 Olympics

Coe backs Bisbane to host 2028 Olympics

25 October 2016

IAAF president Sebastian Coe says Australia should bid for more major sporting events, endorsing the country's potential tilt for the 2028 Olympics and encouraging a proposal to host an historic world athletics championships.

Gentle & Birtwhistle win Nepean Triathlon

Gentle & Birtwhistle win Nepean Triathlon

24 October 2016

Rio Olympian, Ashleigh Gentle claims Nepean Triathlon victory

On this day - Mike Wenden

On this day - Mike Wenden

24 October 2016

ON THIS DAY - 24 October - 48 years ago today Mike Wenden OAM MBE won the 200m Freestyle and set a new Olympic record at the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games.

Chalmers and Larkin impress at FINA World Cup

Chalmers and Larkin impress at FINA World Cup

24 October 2016

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers and Rio silver medallist Mitch Larkin have both landed impressive wins in the two-day FINA/airweave swimming World Cup in Singapore.

Gavrilova goes down in maiden WTA final

Gavrilova goes down in maiden WTA final

24 October 2016

Rio 2016 Olympian Daria Gavrilova has lost her maiden WTA final after going down in straight sets to Svetlana Kuznetsova at the Kremlin Cup.

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

Did you know?

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