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The rhythm of the ribbon: AOC Feature

The rhythm of the ribbon: AOC Feature

27 March 2012

A spectacle of dance and aerobic fitness, rhythmic gymnastics is a jewel of the Olympic program not to be missed. Lighting up Wembley Stadium this August will be Perth’s shining young champion Janine Murray.

ALO Column: John Eales

ALO Column: John Eales

27 March 2012

Rugby Great John Eales has led Australia to as many Bledisloe Cup wins as he will have Olympics. The World Cup-winning skipper was an Athlete Liaison Officer (ALO) for the Australian Olympic Team during the 2004 and 2008 Games and returns for a third Olympic campaign in 2012.

Tightly fought racing at rowing trials

Tightly fought racing at rowing trials

26 March 2012

National selectors moved a step closer to a number of decisions on day 3 of the 2012 Rowing Australia National Selection Trials as more crews impressed at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith.

Two Aussies clinch top five

Two Aussies clinch top five

26 March 2012

Frenchman Laurent Vidal claimed his first ITU World Cup win with an electrifying sprint in Mooloolaba, pipping reigning champion Brad Kahlefeldt with Brendan Sexton in fifth.

Snowsill adds golden glow to Mooloolaba

Snowsill adds golden glow to Mooloolaba

23 March 2012

The arrival into town of the Olympic Champion always adds that golden glow to any event and it will be no different when Emma Snowsill hits the ground running on the Sunshine Coast to officially prepare for the start of her 2012 Olympic campaign.

Missile to lead powerful Olympic Swim Team to London

Missile to lead powerful Olympic Swim Team to London

22 March 2012

The battle for medals in the pool at the London Olympic Games will be fierce and swimmers selected to represent Australia are capable of taking down the world’s best.

London too far for Skippy to jump

London too far for Skippy to jump

21 March 2012

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Geoff Huegill has fallen short of writing another chapter in his fairy tale comeback, by finishing fifth in Wednesday night's 100m butterfly final

Huegill looks to lock in London

Huegill looks to lock in London

21 March 2012

Olympic silver medallist Geoff Huegill will be vying for his first Olympic squad since 2004 when he takes to the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre for the 100m butterfly final at the 2012 Australian Swimming Championships tonight.

Trickett realises London Olympic dream

Trickett realises London Olympic dream

21 March 2012

Libby Trickett ensured a happy ending to one of swimming's comeback stories after booking her ticket to London at the Olympic swimming trials in Adelaide on Tuesday night.

Swimming royalty ready to shine

Swimming royalty ready to shine

20 March 2012

Comeback queen Libby Trickett will be shooting for her place on the Australian Olympic Team when she takes to the pool in the 100m freestyle final tonight at the National Championships in Adelaide.

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

Rio Olympic Village

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.