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Pollution won't sink sailing: Rio 2016

Pollution won't sink sailing: Rio 2016

10 July 2015

RIO 2016: Sailors at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be protected by a fleet of special trash collecting boats, organisers said on Thursday, admitting there is no time to resolve a serious pollution problem.

Bird-Smith wins World Uni Games and Wells bronze in Lausanne

Bird-Smith wins World Uni Games and Wells bronze in Lausanne

10 July 2015

ATHLETICS: Rio hopeful Dane Bird-Smith has won gold in the men’s 20km walk at the World Uni Games, Naa Anang won long jump bronze and at the IAAF Diamond League in Lausanne London Olympian Lauren Wells won bronze.

Hungary too good for Aussie Sharks

Hungary too good for Aussie Sharks

10 July 2015

The Australian men’s water polo team, the Aussie Sharks, have gone down to current world champions Hungary 10-8 in Budapest at a lead-up tournament to the World Championships.

Webb shares lead at US Open

Webb shares lead at US Open

10 July 2015

GOLF: Karrie Webb is in contention for a third United States Women's Open title after a brilliant finish to her opening round at Lancaster Country Club.

Sailing team on course for medals

Sailing team on course for medals

9 July 2015

Australia’s Pacific Games sailing team are on course for medal finishes.

Rugby sevens go for Pacific Games gold

Rugby sevens go for Pacific Games gold

9 July 2015

The Australian rugby sevens Team has claimed three wins from three games on day five of the Pacific Games, to set up a huge gold medal match against Fiji.

Lee jumps Webb to be No.1 Aust golfer

Lee jumps Webb to be No.1 Aust golfer

9 July 2015

Long-time leading lady Karrie Webb has been overtaken by teenager Minjee Lee as Australia's No.1 golfer.

Tom Burton wins bronze at Laser Worlds 2015

Tom Burton wins bronze at Laser Worlds 2015

9 July 2015

World #1 Tom Burton has won the bronze medal at the Laser Standard Men’s World Championship in Kingston, Canada.

Budapest to bid for 2024 Olympics

Budapest to bid for 2024 Olympics

9 July 2015

The city of Budapest and the Hungarian Olympic Committee have officially announced their intention to bid for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games.

Boxing wants more Olympic women's fights

Boxing wants more Olympic women's fights

9 July 2015

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) wants to see more women fighting at the Olympic Games, its president Wu Ching-Kuo says.

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.