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Dramatic night for sprint queens

Dramatic night for sprint queens

7 April 2012

In the most dramatic of sprint semi-finals, Anna Meares and Victoria Pendleton clashed, crashed and faced relegations before a photo finish split the pair, in a night that ended in tears for the two Olympic Champions.

Meares flying, O’Shea leads, TP Silver

Meares flying, O’Shea leads, TP Silver

6 April 2012

Thursday was a fantastic day for the Australian Cyclones at the UCI Track World Championships in Melbourne. The Team Pursuit girls won silver, Anna Meares broke a world record and progressed to the Sprint semis and Glenn O’Shea leads half-way through the Omnium.

Powerhouse Taekwondo couple build towards London

Powerhouse Taekwondo couple build towards London

5 April 2012

Undoubtedly one of Australia’s toughest couples, fiancées Safwan Khalil and Carmen Marton have kicked 2012 off with outstanding results in world class Taekwondo tournaments.

Fierce night of track action ahead

Fierce night of track action ahead

4 April 2012

Defending champions Australia qualified second-fastest behind arch-rivals Great Britain in the men's team pursuit on day one of the world track cycling championships.

Aussie BMX on top of the world

Aussie BMX on top of the world

4 April 2012

Australia's BMX stars have put us on top of the nation rankings for both men and women after the weekend's opening round of the UCI BMX Supercross in Chula Vista, California.

Greats poised to set Melbourne alight

Greats poised to set Melbourne alight

3 April 2012

The world’s greatest cyclists will hit Melbourne’s Hisense Arena for the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships from tomorrow in the hunt of coveted rainbow jersey’s and final qualification points for the London Olympics.

Wu wins diving thriller

Wu wins diving thriller

3 April 2012

Melissa Wu edged in front of the competition while another Olympic comeback hit rough waters in a fierce battle for Olympic nomination in Adelaide.

Selection spotlight on divers in Adelaide

Selection spotlight on divers in Adelaide

2 April 2012

The selection trials for the Australian Olympic Diving team kicked off Monday, as our Olympic hopefuls face off at the South Australian Aquatic Centre, in a bid to book their tickets to London.

Kings and Queens of the beach crowned

Kings and Queens of the beach crowned

1 April 2012

The Australian Beach Volleyball Championships culminated in an afternoon of competition equally as dazzling as the Manly sunshine. In two finals matches that were sent to deciders, the crowd was left in no doubt that this is 2012, and this is an Olympic year.

Perkins ready to fire

Perkins ready to fire

30 March 2012

Reigning world keirin champion Shane Perkins knows how to win and is ready to do it. The Victorian returns to Melbourne’s Hisense Arena ahead of the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships with big goals in mind.

Journey to Rio: Malek Chamoun

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.