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Gentle’s silver surge after coach Turner’s words of wisdom

Gentle’s silver surge after coach Turner’s words of wisdom

17 September 2017

With the words of her coach ringing in her ears triathlete Ashleigh Gentle reached deep down in Rotterdam today to reap the rewards of a move she knew she had to make after last year’s Rio Olympics.

Aussie women take down Brazil in Sydney's west

Aussie women take down Brazil in Sydney's west

17 September 2017

Coach Alen Stajcic has declared Matildas Sam Kerr, Lisa De Vanna and Caitlin Foord the most forbidding attacking trio in women's world soccer.

Aussie women looking to qualify for World Champs

Aussie women looking to qualify for World Champs

17 September 2017

The Australian Women's Volleyball Team head to Kazakhstan this weekend considered an outside chance of qualifying for next year’s Women’s Volleyball World Championships, but confident they can make an impact.

Australia officially welcomed at Ashgabat 2017

Australia officially welcomed at Ashgabat 2017

16 September 2017

The Australian team have been greeted in a flurry of colour, costumes and traditional music at the Ashgabat 2017 Welcome Ceremony.

Millman set for Davis Cup debut

Millman set for Davis Cup debut

15 September 2017

Australian captain Lleyton Hewitt says that John Millman’s late call-up to debut in the Australian Davis Cup team for the semifinal against Belgium is a reward for his strong form over recent weeks.

A surreal experience for Australia's first athletes at Ashgabat

A surreal experience for Australia's first athletes at Ashgabat

15 September 2017

The excitement of the local media could not be contained when the Australian taekwondo athletes touched down at Ashgabat International Airport on Tuesday night.

Australia’s finest triathletes hit the roads in Rotterdam

Australia’s finest triathletes hit the roads in Rotterdam

14 September 2017

More than 270 Australian triathletes have converged on Rotterdam this week for the ITU World Triathlon Championship Grand Final.

IOC officially announces 2024 and 2028 Games hosts

IOC officially announces 2024 and 2028 Games hosts

14 September 2017

The session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meeting in Lima, Peru, today elected paris as host city of the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad 2024 and Los Angeles as the host city of the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad 2028.

Uni competition helping strengthen Sevens ranks

Uni competition helping strengthen Sevens ranks

13 September 2017

Australian rugby sevens star Emilee Cherry has given a ringing endorsement for the new university-based women's competition, saying it will help the country remain an Olympic force.

Future looks bright for Aussie baseballers

Future looks bright for Aussie baseballers

13 September 2017

Despite a disappointing final day loss to the USA, the Australian U18 World Cup team matched it with #1 ranked teams, claimed historic victories and made themselves, their coaching staff and their country proud.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

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?

Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.