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Olympic flame lit in Olympia as Rio torch relay begins

Olympic flame lit in Olympia as Rio torch relay begins

22 April 2016

The Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Rio 2016 was lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece, during a ceremony organised by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC).

Olympic flame lit in Olympia as Rio torch relay begins

Olympic flame lit in Olympia as Rio torch relay begins

22 April 2016

The Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Rio 2016 was lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece, during a ceremony organised by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC).

Duncan out for three months ahead of Rio

Duncan out for three months ahead of Rio

22 April 2016

Selected 1500-metre runner Melissa Duncan will miss three months of competition after breaking her foot just 16 weeks out from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Duncan out for three months ahead of Rio

Duncan out for three months ahead of Rio

22 April 2016

Selected 1500-metre runner Melissa Duncan will miss three months of competition after breaking her foot just 16 weeks out from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Potent wins silver at Rio World Cup

Potent wins silver at Rio World Cup

22 April 2016

Warren Potent has taken silver at the 2016 ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro

Potent wins silver at Rio World Cup

Potent wins silver at Rio World Cup

22 April 2016

Warren Potent has taken silver at the 2016 ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro

Swim star Throssell ready for Rio walk

Swim star Throssell ready for Rio walk

21 April 2016

Brianna Throssell will feel like a fish out of water at this year's Rio Olympics - but she's well prepared for the experience.

Swim star Throssell ready for Rio walk

Swim star Throssell ready for Rio walk

21 April 2016

Brianna Throssell will feel like a fish out of water at this year's Rio Olympics - but she's well prepared for the experience.

Aussie squad announced for tour of Japan

Aussie squad announced for tour of Japan

20 April 2016

Following two successful camps in Canberra and Gosford, the Australian women's basketball team will continue their preparation for August with a three-game warm-up tour of Japan.

Aussie squad announced for tour of Japan

Aussie squad announced for tour of Japan

20 April 2016

Following two successful camps in Canberra and Gosford, the Australian women's basketball team will continue their preparation for August with a three-game warm-up tour of Japan.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussies in action - Day 9

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.