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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.