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National Water Polo Finals to return to Melbourne

National Water Polo Finals to return to Melbourne

11 March 2016

The National Water Polo League (NWPL) Final will return to Melbourne after more than 20 years, as the top six men’s and women’s teams from around the country converge to battle it out from 11-13 March.

Mooloolaba next stop for Rio hopefuls

Mooloolaba next stop for Rio hopefuls

11 March 2016

Rio Olympic hopeful Ashleigh Gentle will rely on a combination of recovery and a relaxed race preparation as she prepares for this Saturday’s ITU Mooloolaba Triathlon World Cup.

Weekend Watch - 11 March 2016

Weekend Watch - 11 March 2016

11 March 2016

From Perth to Vancouver to the home of the Rio Games itself, our Aussie athletes are taking on the world this weekend!

Chalmers ready to take the next big swimming leap

Chalmers ready to take the next big swimming leap

10 March 2016

17-year-old Kyle Chalmers has his eye on Rio after a standout 12 months including a silver medal at the World Championships.

Wu returns to the scene of Olympic medal

Wu returns to the scene of Olympic medal

10 March 2016

Olympic silver medallist Melissa Wu will return to the pool where she won her thrilling medal, to compete at the Diving World Series.

Frustrating day for Australians at Copacabana Beach

Frustrating day for Australians at Copacabana Beach

10 March 2016

Louise Bawden, Taliqua Clancy and Nikki Laird and Mariafe Artacho del Solar have had a frustrating opening day at the Rio Grand Slam.

Matildas secure top spot after draw with China P.R.

Matildas secure top spot after draw with China P.R.

10 March 2016

The Matildas have gone through the final Olympic qualifying tournament undefeated after a 1-1 draw with China P.R.

The nation reacts as Aussies qualify for Rio

The nation reacts as Aussies qualify for Rio

9 March 2016

A win over North Korea has seen the Matildas qualify for their first Olympics since Athens 2004.

Potent goes close at World Cup

Potent goes close at World Cup

9 March 2016

Current world champion Warren Potent has been narrowly defeated by Denmark’s Torben Grimmel in the 50m Rifle Prone Men Final at the ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand.

Laird and del Solar into main draw of Rio Grand Slam

Laird and del Solar into main draw of Rio Grand Slam

9 March 2016

Nikki Laird and Mariafe Artacho del Solar have won both their qualifying matches comfortably to progress to the main draw.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.

Did you know?

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.