Australia’s top rowers were greeted with cold, wet and windy conditions on the second day of the 2009 Australian Rowing Championships at Lake Barrington, Tasmania.
Toowoomba rowers Sally Kehoe and Pippa Savage stormed to victory in their respective semi-finals of the open women’s single scull as Day 3 of the Australian Rowing Championships began at Lake Barrington, Tasmania.
Steve Hooker fell short of a personal best in the pole vault, but the Victorian and fellow Beijing Olympic medallist Sally McLellan still showed their class at the Sydney Track Classic on Saturday night.Olympic champion Hooker was in a league of his own at Olympic Park,
Beijing gold medallist Matthew Mitcham secured a record fourth title over the three-day Australian Diving Championships in Brisbane.
Olympic champion Steve Hooker knows how close he is to pole vault immortality - breaking the long-standing world record of the sport's undisputed king, Ukrainian Sergey Bubka.
Olympic rowing gold medallist David Crawshay will be one of the main drawcards when the Australian Rowing Championships commences on Monday at Lake Barrington in Tasmania.Crawshay, who partnered Scott Brennan to a sensational gold medal in the men’s double scull in Beijing almost six months ago
Australia has a newly discovered Olympic hero, and the nation’s tally of Olympic medals has suddenly, and quite unexpectedly, been boosted by four --- three silver and one bronze. For well over a century Francis (Frank) Gailey, a swimmer from Brisbane, has mistakenly been listed in official records as an American.
Three new crews have been selected to spearhead Australia's bid for world and Olympic glory with the unveiling of the 2009 Australian sailing team.
Mystery surrounds the shock absence of Beijing Olympian Mark Jamieson from the Australian team for the world track cycling championships. A Cycling Australia spokesperson has confirmed that Jamieson stepped down from all national commitments at the end of last month "for personal reasons".
Just like rampaging pole vaulter Steve Hooker, Olympic silver medallist Sally McLellan is showing no signs of a post Games hangover