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Aussie gymnasts battle for one spot

Aussie gymnasts battle for one spot

22 May 2012

They're the best of mates but Tom Pichler and Josh Jefferis know they can't both squeeze into the one Olympic berth on offer at this week's national gymnastics championships.

Men's volleyballers strike form

Men's volleyballers strike form

21 May 2012

Volleyball Team Australia Men (VTAM), with Thomas Edgar and Travis Passier in deft touch, won six consecutive points in the final set to win a thrilling five-setter against the Netherlands in the city of Utrecht over the weekend.

Scanlan shoots new Australian record

Scanlan shoots new Australian record

21 May 2012

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Laetisha Scanlan (Berwick, VIC) has broken her own Australian record in the women’s trap at Australia Cup 3 in Perth with a sizzling display.

Samuels and McKnight impress

Samuels and McKnight impress

21 May 2012

At the Samsung Diamond League in Shanghai Dani Samuels (NSW) equaled her season’s best of 62.34m to finish third in the women’s discus while in the 1500m Kaila McKnight (Vic) came sixth and set a new personal best time of 4:05.61.

Beckham confirms Olympics dream

Beckham confirms Olympics dream

21 May 2012

David Beckham wants to continue playing football for at least another two years and is keen to be included in Great Britain Olympic squad.

Goss leaves Giro behind to chase bigger goals

Goss leaves Giro behind to chase bigger goals

21 May 2012

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.

Australian team ready to perform in Lucerne

Australian team ready to perform in Lucerne

18 May 2012

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.

Ford's 100th brings series win for Kookas

Ford's 100th brings series win for Kookas

18 May 2012

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.

Volleyball men knock off Holland

Volleyball men knock off Holland

17 May 2012

Volleyball Team Australia Men have come from one set down to beat the Netherlands 3-1 and level their four match series at 1-1 in Rotterdam overnight.

Belcher and Page extend lead

Belcher and Page extend lead

17 May 2012

Australian sailors Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page have extended their lead on day four of the 2012 470 World Championship in Barcelona, Spain.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.