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Consistent Esposito's Final comeback

Consistent Esposito's Final comeback

28 May 2012

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.

Sexton's Olympic dream still alive

Sexton's Olympic dream still alive

28 May 2012

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.

Nicholls nabs Duisburg double

Nicholls nabs Duisburg double

28 May 2012

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.

Watt and Mitchell impress at home and abroad

Watt and Mitchell impress at home and abroad

27 May 2012

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.

Jackson forced out of Madrid triathlon

Jackson forced out of Madrid triathlon

27 May 2012

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.

Crunch time for Olympic hopefuls

Crunch time for Olympic hopefuls

25 May 2012

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.

Judoka ready to take on the world

Judoka ready to take on the world

25 May 2012

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.

Aussie cyclists to re-write Olympic history

Aussie cyclists to re-write Olympic history

25 May 2012

Olympic glory is on the horizon for the 14 athletes named in the Australian track cycling team for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

London basketball schedule announced

London basketball schedule announced

24 May 2012

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

Team players added to table tennis roster

Team players added to table tennis roster

24 May 2012

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.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

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