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Fox collects another World Cup Canoe Slalom gold

Fox collects another World Cup Canoe Slalom gold

2 July 2017

In her canoe slalom career Jessica Fox has recorded many memorable gold medal performances, but few have been as emphatic as her win in the women’s C1 at the third ICF World Cup in Markkleeberg, Germany.

Hockeyroos on form to defeat Belgium 5 - 1 at World League

Hockeyroos on form to defeat Belgium 5 - 1 at World League

2 July 2017

The Hockeyroos played Belgium today in a fight to make the fifth v sixth play offs and retain a chance of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup at the World League Semi-Final in Brussels, Belgium.

Aussie Stingers squad for FINA World Championships named

Aussie Stingers squad for FINA World Championships named

30 June 2017

Head Coach Sakis Kechagias has named the Aussie Stingers squad to contest the 2017 FINA World Championships, which kicks off in Budapest on 16 July.

Chinese withdrawal won't hurt Australian Open on Gold Coast

Chinese withdrawal won't hurt Australian Open on Gold Coast

30 June 2017

Many of the world’s top table tennis players will be arriving on the Gold Coast on Friday ahead of next week’s $500,000 Australian Open, the most lucrative event on the ITTF World Tour this year.

China defeat Hockeyroos in quarter final at World League Semi-Finals

China defeat Hockeyroos in quarter final at World League Semi-Finals

30 June 2017

China have qualified for the 2018 World Cup after defeating the Hockeyroos 2 – nil in the quarter finals of the World League Semi-Finals held in Brussels, Belgium today.

Six Australians celebrate Oceania Boxing titles

Six Australians celebrate Oceania Boxing titles

29 June 2017

Six Australians have won Oceania Boxing titles on the final day of Championship competition at Paradise Point on the Gold Coast, including Commonwealth Games silver medallist Joseph Goodall and former junior World Champion, Clay Waterman.

Kyrgios and Gavrilova 20th seeds at Wimbledon

Kyrgios and Gavrilova 20th seeds at Wimbledon

29 June 2017

Nick Kyrgios will have to do it the hard way if he’s to progress to the second week of Wimbledon after missing an all-important top 16 seeding for the grasscourt Grand Slam starting on Monday.

Volleyroos aim to make their mark at World Grand Prix

Volleyroos aim to make their mark at World Grand Prix

29 June 2017

The Australian women’s volleyball team depart for Mexico on Friday confident they can have their most successful World Grand Prix campaign since joining the prestigious competition in 201

Eighteen athletes selected for Ashgabat 2017

Eighteen athletes selected for Ashgabat 2017

29 June 2017

A team of eighteen athletes have been selected to become Australia’s first ever competitors at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat this coming September.

Nine Aussies to tackle 2017 Tour de France

Nine Aussies to tackle 2017 Tour de France

28 June 2017

Nine Australian riders will tackle the 2017 edition of the Tour de France, starting July 1 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

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.

Did you know?

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.