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Rio athletes receive over a million dollars in AOC funding

Rio athletes receive over a million dollars in AOC funding

18 November 2016

Australian athletes who won medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will receive over a million dollars in funding from the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).

Aussies win the double at Trans-Tasman Trophy

Aussies win the double at Trans-Tasman Trophy

18 November 2016

The Aussie women dominated against the Black Sticks winning the match 6 – 0, before the men's side went on to secure another victory over the Kiwis 4 – 2

Swimming Australia Patron Mrs Gina Rinehart extends support

Swimming Australia Patron Mrs Gina Rinehart extends support

15 November 2016

Swimming Australia has announced that Hancock Prospecting and the Georgina Hope Swimmers Foundation have extended their Principal Partnership with Swimming Australia for a further four years.

Young track stars better for World Cup experience

Young track stars better for World Cup experience

14 November 2016

A youthful seven-rider Australia team wrapped up round two of the 2016/17 Track World Cup series in Apeldoorn on Sunday gaining crucial experience on the world stage.

Caslick wins World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Year

Caslick wins World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Year

14 November 2016

Charlotte Caslick is going to need a bigger trophy cabinet.

Aussie women win Oceania Sevens

Aussie women win Oceania Sevens

13 November 2016

The Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team has won the 2016 Oceania 7s Women’s Championship in Fiji on Saturday, defeating the hosts in the Final 31-0. The Aussie 7s Men’s team finished the men’s Cup in third position defeating Papua New Guinea 25-5.

Melbourne 1956 makes history as equestrian events take place in Sweden

Melbourne 1956 makes history as equestrian events take place in Sweden

12 November 2016

In breach of the Olympic Charter and for the first and only time in history, except for a slight exception in 1920, the 1956 Olympics Games were held in two countries.

On this day: Melbourne Olympic torch ignites Australia

On this day: Melbourne Olympic torch ignites Australia

9 November 2016

Sixty-years ago this week the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games were just weeks away and a tradition that began at the Berlin 1936 Games was underway as the Olympic flame arrived in northern Australia.

Australia claim historic silver at U23 World Cup

Australia claim historic silver at U23 World Cup

8 November 2016

Australia has claimed the silver medal at the WBSC U23 World Cup and a number of all-important WBSC World Ranking Points after falling to Japan 10-3 in the World Championship Game

Three time Olympian Fergus Kavanagh set to retire

Three time Olympian Fergus Kavanagh set to retire

8 November 2016

Three time Olympian, Fergus Kavanagh has announced his retirement from the men's national hockey team.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).