In-form Australian modern pentathlete Chloe Esposito has put a disappointing fencing round behind her to fly up the rankings at the World Cup Final in Chengdu, China and finish eighth.
Melbourne’s Brendan Sexton remains hopeful his Olympic aspirations for London will come to fruition next weekend despite another disappointing performance at the ITU Triathlon World Series round in Madrid earlier today.
West Australian paddler Alana Nicholls has confirmed she'll be a legitimate contender in both her kayaking events at the London Olympics following two medals at this weekend's World Cup regatta in Germany.
Kathryn Mitchell (Vic) added a second javelin Olympic qualifier to her name in as many weeks on Friday night in Ostrava, while Mitchell Watt (Qld) recorded his biggest ever season-opening jump on the Gold Coast.
Australia’s London Olympic hopeful Emma Jackson was forced out of today’s ITU Triathlon World Championship round won by Switzerland’s Nicola Spirig in Madrid, suffering with stomach cramps.
For some Australian athletes the next few weeks will be tense and hectic as the pressure to perform at their best is on. Qualifying standards must be met, quota spots earned and selectors impressed to secure a ticket to the Games.
Australia will be looking to battle their way to a best ever Olympic performance when five of the nation’s leading judoka get ready to put judo in the spotlight in London.
The Australian Opals women’s basketball team will have a late night on Day 1 of their London campaign, with a scheduled 10:15pm tip-off (7:15am AEST) against the home nation Great Britain
After a nail-biting wait, the final two athletes who will represent Australia in table tennis have today been officially selected to the 2012 Australian Olympic Team.