In 2000, Rechelle Hawkes won an historic third Olympic gold medal as part of the Hockeyroos before retiring from professional hockey.
The Boomers have put their basketball world championship destiny in their own hands heading into a clash with Serbia who regain controversial leading man Nenad Krstic.
Argentine coach Sergio Hernandez believes Australia can develop into a superpower in international men's basketball after the Boomers gave his world No.1-ranked team a huge scare at the world championships in Turkey. Australia led for most of the game and guard Adam Gibson had an open three-pointer as time expired which rattled around the rim but refused to drop,
Australia’s most decorated Olympic rower, James Tomkins (VIC), has today announced his retirement from competitive rowing.
The two best womens water polo teams in the world will go head-to-head for gold again at Sydney Olympic Park on Thursday night.
The Kookaburras have reconfirmed their status as the best hockey team in the world after defeating England 4-0 in the final of the 2010 Champions Trophy in Germany.
Lalita Yauhleuskaya (VIC) has claimed an individual silver medal and led the Australian women’s team to the gold medal in the women’s 10m air pistol at the 2010 ISSF World Shooting Championships in Munich, Germany.
A hat-trick in 61 seconds to Sydneysider Nicola Zagame set Australia rolling to a spectacular 15-7 victory over Greece
Australian Sally Pearson has made a sizzling return to top form with victory in the 100m hurdles and a season-best time at the Diamond League meet in Stockholm.
Seven-time World Surfing Champion Layne Beachley was today appointed as an Athlete Liaison Officer (ALO) for the London 2012 Australian Olympic Team.Beachley made her debut on the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Women’s World Tour as a 16-year-old and climbed the rankings with determination and focus that would see her become one of Australia’s greatest athletes and the most successful female surfer of all time.