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2016 women’s Olympic Hockey squad annouced

2016 women’s Olympic Hockey squad annouced

18 December 2015

Hockey Australia has announced a 26-athlete women’s national senior squad, the group of athletes that will prepare for the Olympic Games competition in Rio de Janeiro next August.

World League stand-out selected in Olympic squad

World League stand-out selected in Olympic squad

17 December 2015

Territorian Jeremy Hayward helps Aussies secure maiden World League title before being selected in 2016 Olympic training squad.

Swimming’s 2020 vision for Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren

Swimming’s 2020 vision for Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren

17 December 2015

Swimming Australia has announced the extension of National Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren’s contract through until 2020.

2016 Olympic Men's Hockey Squad Named

2016 Olympic Men's Hockey Squad Named

17 December 2015

Hockey Australia has announced a 27-man Olympic men’s hockey squad, the group of athletes that will prepare for the Olympic Games competition in Rio de Janeiro next August.

Athletes prepare for social media distraction

Athletes prepare for social media distraction

17 December 2015

Australia's Olympic hopefuls have been urged to put a social media plan in place for Rio.

Aussies vexed by taekwondo points 'mix-up'

Aussies vexed by taekwondo points 'mix-up'

17 December 2015

Australia's taekwondo body is seeking clarification from the sport's world administrators over the allocation of rankings points that impact Rio qualification.

ASPIRE: Sydney hopefuls push for podium at Rio

ASPIRE: Sydney hopefuls push for podium at Rio

16 December 2015

ASPIRE hit NSWIS as another 60 athletes were inspired on their road to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Pearson coy about her race return

Pearson coy about her race return

16 December 2015

Sally Pearson will have to defend her Olympic 100m hurdles crown next year with a new starting technique.

Optus secures multi-year Olympic partnership

Optus secures multi-year Olympic partnership

16 December 2015

Optus and the AOC have announced a 10-year agreement that sees Optus become the official telecommunications partner of the Australian Olympic team.

Good signs for Rio

Good signs for Rio

16 December 2015

With eight months to go before Rio, Australia has almost doubled its gold medal tally from London according to the annual benchmark study.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

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Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.

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Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.