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Proud Meares returns to where it began

Proud Meares returns to where it began

30 March 2012

Home town favourite and Olympic, world and Commonwealth Games champion Anna Meares has declared today that she is ‘very proud’ of the way she races and will bring her trademark style to competition at next week’s 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships.

Judges must be experienced & impartial: Coates

Judges must be experienced & impartial: Coates

30 March 2012

With athletes now experiencing the highs and lows of Olympic selection the President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) John Coates today stressed the need for all athletes to be treated fairly.

Men’s eight sets new best at trials

Men’s eight sets new best at trials

29 March 2012

Athletes competing for positions in Australia’s men’s eight boat for the 2012 Australian Rowing Team have continued to shine on the seventh day of the 2012 Rowing Australia National Selection Trials at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith.

Olympians take over London Underground

Olympians take over London Underground

29 March 2012

Hop on the London Underground at Jesse Owens station. After one stop change at Carl Lewis. And then ride the Tube all the way to Michael Phelps.

Patty Mills signs with NBA team Spurs

Patty Mills signs with NBA team Spurs

28 March 2012

Australian Boomers point guard Patty Mills is back in the NBA after signing with the San Antonio Spurs.

adidas unveils lightest and fastest Australian Olympic Uniforms

adidas unveils lightest and fastest Australian Olympic Uniforms

28 March 2012

adidas and the Australian Olympic Committee were today joined by several outstanding athletes including Sally Pearson, Mitchell Watt, Craig Mottram, Jess Schipper, Bronte Campbell, Henry Frayne and Cate Campbell to unveil the lightest and fastest team uniform ever worn by the Australian team.

London hopefuls take on surf champs

London hopefuls take on surf champs

28 March 2012

A handful of Australia's London-bound Olympians are competing in this week's national surf lifesaving championships as a welcome change from training and the strain of qualifying events.

The rhythm of the ribbon: AOC Feature

The rhythm of the ribbon: AOC Feature

27 March 2012

A spectacle of dance and aerobic fitness, rhythmic gymnastics is a jewel of the Olympic program not to be missed. Lighting up Wembley Stadium this August will be Perth’s shining young champion Janine Murray.

ALO Column: John Eales

ALO Column: John Eales

27 March 2012

Rugby Great John Eales has led Australia to as many Bledisloe Cup wins as he will have Olympics. The World Cup-winning skipper was an Athlete Liaison Officer (ALO) for the Australian Olympic Team during the 2004 and 2008 Games and returns for a third Olympic campaign in 2012.

Tightly fought racing at rowing trials

Tightly fought racing at rowing trials

26 March 2012

National selectors moved a step closer to a number of decisions on day 3 of the 2012 Rowing Australia National Selection Trials as more crews impressed at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith.

Queensland Pierre de Coubertin Awards

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

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.