Summer News

Heath Ryan of Australia and Greenoaks Dundee perform in the Individual Dressage Grand Prix held at the Hong Kong Olympic Equestrian Venue in Sha Tin during Day 5 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 13.

Heath Ryan and Regardez Moi were crowned the 2010 Australian Dressage Grand Prix Champions last Sunday at the Sydney International Equestrian Centre, Horsley Park.It has been a tough road back to the top for Ryan who was the Australian champion and Olympic representative in 2008, but suffered a stroke in May 2009.

Courtney Atkinson of Australia in action during the Male Elite race at the Mazda London Triathlon around Docklands on August 2, 2009 in London, England.

The king isn't exactly dead but Craig Walton did hail a new Noosa monarch on Sunday and predicted his successor, Courtney Atkinson, would go on to win the London Olympic triathlon in 2012.An anxious Atkinson put a horror end to this year's world series behind him

Drew Ginn with his gold medal in the pair won with Duncan Free at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

After just two months sculling preparation, Olympic champion Duncan Free will turn back the clock at the world rowing championships

Mactier to make comeback

29 October 2010
Kate Mactier, Athens Olympic individual pursuit silver medallist.

Former world champion Katie Mactier is making a comeback to track cycling ahead of the 2012 London Olympics.Mactier has been building up her cycling fitness since March and will join a national track camp in Adelaide next month.

Lauren Mitchell of Australia celebrates winning Gold on the Floor event during the Apparatus Final of the 42nd Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at Ahoy on October 24, 2010 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Australia's newest golden girl Lauren Mitchell doesn't quite understand what all the fuss is about.But after claiming Australia's first women's gymnastics title with gold in the floor routine at the recent World Championships in Rotterdam, the time for flying under the radar is over.

Andrew Bogut #6 of the Milwaukee Bucks looks on from the bench against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on April 20, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Andrew Bogut is confident he has recovered sufficiently from his horrific arm injury to re-start his push to become Australia's first NBA All-Star.Bogut's Milwaukee Bucks open their new NBA season on the road against New Orleans on Thursday,

Australian men's quad at the Pre-training Camp at Penrith Olympic Venue in October 2010 ahead of World Championships in New Zealand.

The Australian Rowing Team has departed Sydney this morning to compete at the 2010 World Rowing Championships at Lake Karapiro, New Zealand.

Mitchell creates history

25 October 2010
Lauren Mitchell of Australia celebrates winning Gold on the Floor event during the Apparatus Final of the 42nd Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at Ahoy on October 24, 2010 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

West Australian Lauren Mitchell has created history by becoming the first Australian female gymnast to win a world title, claiming gold on floor at the 2010 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands this morning. Mitchell, who won four gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi,

Prashanth Sellathurai of Australia performs on the pommel horse at the 2006 World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark. He claimed the silver.

Australian gymnast Prashanth Sellathurai has defended his bronze medal in the pommel horse final at the 2010 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Rotterdam overnight, reaffirming his position as one of the world’s best apparatus competitors.

London 2012- 2 Years to Go!

Organisers of the London Olympics (LOCOG) are refusing to budge on a rule that will stop athletes from other countries receiving a promised grant to train in the UK prior to the 2012 Games.