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