Seventeen years to the day since Brazil beat Australia 2-1 at the Sydney 2000 Olympics, the Matildas have returned the favour in Newcastle with a 3-2 win.
The competitive camaraderie between two of Australia’s finest sailors will reach another peak tonight when Rio Olympic Gold medalist Tom Burton and recent World No.1 Matthew Wearn battle out the final stages of the 2017 Laser World Championship at Split in Croatia.
It was a classic case of ‘the luck of the draw’ for Australia’s first taekwondo competitor at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) on Monday.
Emily Van Egmond says the Matildas are relishing the opportunity to showcase their ‘exciting’ brand of football in front of some bumper crowds on home soil.
Rio 2016 Olympian Marc Leishman has survived and triumphed on his greatest day in tournament golf, winning the BMW Championship in Chicago to confirm his status among the world’s elite.
Steve Darcis has proved to be Australia’s Davis Cup nemesis yet again as Belgium sealed a place in November’s final against France with a 3-2 win in Brussels.
Taekwondo athlete Deanna Kyriazopoulos has been named Australian Flagbearer for the Opening Ceremony of the Ashgabat 2017 Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games (AIMAG).
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.
Coach Alen Stajcic has declared Matildas Sam Kerr, Lisa De Vanna and Caitlin Foord the most forbidding attacking trio in women's world soccer.
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Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team
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?
Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.