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Jackson to lead most successful team

Jackson to lead most successful team

8 May 2012

Lightweight boxer Luke Jackson has been chosen to captain the men’s boxing team at the London Olympics. With a full contingent of boxers qualified for the first time, Jackson hopes to lead his team to Australia’s first gold medal and most successful Olympics in history.

Thousands to fill Olympic Park live site

Thousands to fill Olympic Park live site

8 May 2012

Plans were unveiled last week to enable thousands of spectators to cheer on live sporting action in the Olympic Park, hear from medal winning athletes and enjoy a picnic on the new riverside lawns at Park Live, right in the heart of the Olympic Park.

Divers spring into form in Canada

Divers spring into form in Canada

7 May 2012

Australia’s Olympic diving hopefuls have had a dazzling start to their London 2012 campaign, collecting five medals at the FINA Grand Prix in Montreal, Canada.

Windsurfing dumped from Rio Olympics

Windsurfing dumped from Rio Olympics

7 May 2012

Australian sailing chiefs admit they are surprised by a decision to dump windsurfing from the 2016 Rio Olympics and replace it with the relatively new sport of kitesurfing.

Friendly fire starts London campaign

Friendly fire starts London campaign

7 May 2012

Australia’s men’s indoor team have kick-started their qualifying campaign for London with three encouraging “friendlies” against Bulgaria, Iran and Italy in the run-up to the Asian World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan next month (June 1-10).

Water Polo Games draw decided

Water Polo Games draw decided

7 May 2012

The Aussie Sharks have been handed the challenge of taking on reigning world champion Italy, bronze medallist Croatia, Greece, Kazakhstan and Spain in the group stages of the London Olympic Games after the draw was completed in London over the weekend.

Olympic hopefuls confirm eventing plans

Olympic hopefuls confirm eventing plans

7 May 2012

After the cancellation of Badminton Horse Trials, overseas based Aussie eventers have revised their preparations ahead of team selection and the 2012 Olympic Games.

Goss and Renshaw to tackle Cavendish

Goss and Renshaw to tackle Cavendish

5 May 2012

The fastest sprint train in professional road cycling is now three separate locomotives, each determined to prove he's No.1.

USA down AUS 10-9 in water polo test

USA down AUS 10-9 in water polo test

5 May 2012

The Australian women’s water polo team, the Aussie Stingers, have gone down to the USA 10-9 in a thrilling match at the London Test Event in the Olympic Park’s new Water Polo Arena.

Stewart's turning point

Stewart's turning point

4 May 2012

First-time Olympic kayaker Murray Stewart says modelling the opening ceremony uniform reinforces just how close the Games are.

First Aussie athletes welcomed into Lillehammer 2016 Village

Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games