Summer News

Melissa Wu competes in the Women's 10m Platform Final diving event held at the National Aquatics Center during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China.

Olympic silver medallist Melissa Wu is aiming to go all the way at this year's Commonwealth Games in India

Kristi Harrower #10 for Australia gets past her opponent during the Women's Group A Olympic basketball match between Australia and Slovakia at the 2000 Olympic Games, played at the Dome, Sydney, Australia.

The Australian Opals put up a tough fight but narrowly lost the second fixture of their three-game series in China

Patrick Mills of the Australian Boomers passes the ball during game three of the International Series between Australia and Argentina at Brett Maher Court, The Dome on June 29, 2010 in Adelaide, Australia.

The Australian men's basketball team have clinched the sweep in the three-game series against Argentina, taking game three by 18 points, 90-72.

Jana Rawlinson celebrates winning her second 400m hurldes World Title after victory at Osaka in Agust 2007. Her coach and husband Chris Rawlinson is on teh track with her.

Champion hurdler Jana Rawlinson hasn't fractured her relationship with Australia by considering running for Great Britain, Athletics Australia (AA) says.England-based Rawlinson, a dual world 400 metres hurdles champion, reportedly discussed switching allegiance to Great Britain for the 2012 London Olympics, before

Casey Eastham of Australia and Kim Junghee of South Korea battle for the ball during the Women's Hockey Pool match between Australia and Korea held at the Beijing Olympic Green Hockey Stadium during Day 2 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

The Hockeyroos have suffered two major injury concerns to key players Kate Hollywood and Casey Eastham

First placed Ekaterina Karsten-Khodotovitch (C) of Belarus, second placed Julia Levina (L) of Russia and third placed Kim Crow of Australia celebrate on the podium after the women's single sculls during the FISA Rowing World Cup on June 20, 2010 in Munich, Germany.

Kim Crow (VIC) became Australia’s first international medallist in the women’s single scull as she claimed bronze at Rowing World Cup 2 in Munich, Germany.

Matthew Ryan, James Marburg, Cameron McKenzie McHarg and Francis Hegerty compete in the Men's Four Semi final on day five of the World Rowing Championships on August 27, 2009 in Poznan, Poland.

The Australian Senior A Rowing Team has completed its preparations ahead of the start of World Cup 2 tonight in Munich, Germany.

Nathan Jawai of the Boomers rebounds during game one of the Ramsey Shield series between the Australian Boomers and the New Zealand Tall Blacks at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on August 23, 2009 in Sydney, Australia.

NBA power forward Nathan Jawai will fly into camp with the Golden Star Australian Boomers on Sunday in preparation for the Boomers World Challenge against Argentina.The 2008 National Basketball League Rookie of the Year will join the Boomers at a training camp at the new WA Basketball Centre in Perth

Kerry Hore

Tasmanian rower Kerry Hore has been forced to withdraw from the Australian Rowing Team’s World Cup tour following an injury she sustained last week. Hore, who was due to compete with Kim Crow (VIC) in the women’s double scull during the two World Cups went for scans on an injured rib and was subsequently ruled out of the four week tour.

Snowsill back on top

15 June 2010
Emma Snowsill competes in the running portion of the women's triathlon final at the Triathlon Venue on Day 10 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 18, 2008 in Beijing, China.

A flying Emma Snowsill used anger to turn the tables on countrywoman Emma Moffatt and collect $A236,000 as she won triathlon's richest race for a second time.