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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.