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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.

Kahlefeldt to be released from hospital

Kahlefeldt to be released from hospital

17 May 2012

Australian Olympic triathlete Brad Kahlefeldt will be discharged from a San Diego Hospital tomorrow after extensive tests have cleared him of tuberculosis.

Olympians shine at Team Farewell

Olympians shine at Team Farewell

17 May 2012

The 2012 London Olympians have been officially sent off in style at last night’s 2012 Appeal Farewell Dinner held at the Sydney Convention Centre.

Nominees for marathon, men's 20km walk identified

Nominees for marathon, men's 20km walk identified

17 May 2012

Athletics Australia can today confirm that the following athletes have been identified for nomination to the Australian Olympic Committee in June, subject to them meeting ongoing form and fitness requirements, to compete at the 2012 London Olympic Games in the men’s and women’s marathon, as well as the men’s 20km walk.

Kookaburras exert revenge on Germany

Kookaburras exert revenge on Germany

16 May 2012

After suffering two defeats to the Germans in the London Invitational Tournament, the Kookaburras earned some measure of revenge when they beat the world’s second-ranked side 3-0 in their own backyard.

Hewitt scores French wildcard

Hewitt scores French wildcard

16 May 2012

Lleyton Hewitt and Ashleigh Barty have been awarded wildcards into the main draw of the French Open.

Europe to show true form of Aussie rowers

Europe to show true form of Aussie rowers

16 May 2012

Drew Ginn's hopes of winning another Olympic gold medal in the boat that kickstarted the Victorian's brilliant rowing career will become a lot clearer over coming weeks in Europe, says crewmate James Chapman.

Olympics serve up change at Wimbledon

Olympics serve up change at Wimbledon

16 May 2012

Wimbledon's all-white dress code won't be in place for the Olympics. And the traditional dark green backdrop around the courts will be gone, too.

Opals gather for Olympic camp

Opals gather for Olympic camp

15 May 2012

The Australian Opals have tipped off their London campaign at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra, with champion Lauren Jackson joining the squad of star basketballers for the first time in two years, for a week-long training camp.

Welcome Home Celebration Melbourne

Olympians visit Melbourne Starlight Room

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).