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Goss leaves Giro behind to chase bigger goals

Goss leaves Giro behind to chase bigger goals

21 May 2012

Top Australian sprinter Matt Goss pulled out of the Giro d'Italia after stage 13 as the GreenEDGE cyclist prepares for the Tour de France and Olympics.

Australian team ready to perform in Lucerne

Australian team ready to perform in Lucerne

18 May 2012

Australia’s remaining four crews that are chasing qualification for the 2012 London Olympic Games will finalise their preparations over the coming 24 hours ahead of the start of the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Ford's 100th brings series win for Kookas

Ford's 100th brings series win for Kookas

18 May 2012

The Kookaburras have ended their European tour on a positive note securing a 2-0 series win against Germany in Mannheim, downing the home side 2-1.

Volleyball men knock off Holland

Volleyball men knock off Holland

17 May 2012

Volleyball Team Australia Men have come from one set down to beat the Netherlands 3-1 and level their four match series at 1-1 in Rotterdam overnight.

Belcher and Page extend lead

Belcher and Page extend lead

17 May 2012

Australian sailors Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page have extended their lead on day four of the 2012 470 World Championship in Barcelona, Spain.

Kahlefeldt to be released from hospital

Kahlefeldt to be released from hospital

17 May 2012

Australian Olympic triathlete Brad Kahlefeldt will be discharged from a San Diego Hospital tomorrow after extensive tests have cleared him of tuberculosis.

Olympians shine at Team Farewell

Olympians shine at Team Farewell

17 May 2012

The 2012 London Olympians have been officially sent off in style at last night’s 2012 Appeal Farewell Dinner held at the Sydney Convention Centre.

Nominees for marathon, men's 20km walk identified

Nominees for marathon, men's 20km walk identified

17 May 2012

Athletics Australia can today confirm that the following athletes have been identified for nomination to the Australian Olympic Committee in June, subject to them meeting ongoing form and fitness requirements, to compete at the 2012 London Olympic Games in the men’s and women’s marathon, as well as the men’s 20km walk.

Kookaburras exert revenge on Germany

Kookaburras exert revenge on Germany

16 May 2012

After suffering two defeats to the Germans in the London Invitational Tournament, the Kookaburras earned some measure of revenge when they beat the world’s second-ranked side 3-0 in their own backyard.

Hewitt scores French wildcard

Hewitt scores French wildcard

16 May 2012

Lleyton Hewitt and Ashleigh Barty have been awarded wildcards into the main draw of the French Open.

Triathlon selection announcement

2016 Triathlon Team announced

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.