Summer News

Four-time Olympian and two-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Diamond.

Dual Olympic champion Michael Diamond has continued his London Olympic campaign by taking silver in the ISSF Olympic Trap World Cup.

Des Abbott of Australia attempts to get the ball past Belgium goalkeeper Vincent Vanash during the third test match against Belgium at the National Hockey Centre on February 8, 2009 in Canberra.

The Australian men’s and women’s hockey teams are celebrating after fantastic wins in Germany and South Africa respectively on the weekend.

Elise Rechichi (R) and Tessa Parkinson of Australia celebrate overall victory following the Women's 470 class medal race held at the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center during day 10 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 18, 2008 in Qingdao, China.

After a nine-month break, Olympic gold medallists Elise Rechichi and Tessa Parkinson are ready to hit the water again

Alison Bruce in action against India during Australia's 3-1 vicory in the opening game of the Spar Cup in South Africa on 1 June 2009.

The Hockeyroos have been forced to work hard for their first victory at the Spar Cup, overcoming a desperate Indian team to win 3-1 overnight in South Africa.

Daria Joura of Australia performs on the balance beam during the women's artistic gymnastics event held at the National Indoor Stadium during Day 2 of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games on August 10, 2008 in Beijing, China.

Gymnast Daria Joura has succumbed to the ankle injury that cruelled her Beijing Olympics campaign.

The Australian baseball team celebrate their historic silver at Athens 2004.

The International Baseball Federation has formed an 11-member panel to push its case for inclusion of women's baseball in the Olympics.

Jana Rawlinson celebrates winning her second 400m hurldes World Title after victory at Osaka in Agust 2007. Her coach and husband Chris Rawlinson is on teh track with her.

Jana Rawlinson has always run - and won - on high emotion. Now, having acknowledged that it was at times counter-productive, she has appointed Craig Hilliard as coach for the second time. Five weeks after confirming her separation from husband and coach Chris Rawlinson, the 400m hurdles superstar has officially linked with Hilliard

Sullivan to keep WRs

20 May 2009
Eamon Sullivan of Australia models the new Speedo swimsuit during a launch at the University of New South Wales on February 12, 2008 in Sydney, Australia.

Australia's Eamon Sullivan is set to keep his 50m and 100m freestyle world records after FINA launched a crackdown on hi-tech swimsuits. The sport's governing body ruled the super-suits used by flying Frenchmen Fred Bousquet and Alain Bernard need to be modified following their record-shattering feats at last month's French titles.

Beijing Olympian Emma Randall of Australia in action.

The Australian Women's Basketball Team has been defeated by China 90-84 in the second match of their three-game series in Anshan, China.Abby Bishop top-scored for the Opals with 15 points, Kathleen MacLeod added 14 points and Liz Cambage 13, while China's Bian Lan led all scorers with 27 points.

Elise Rechichi (R) and Tessa Parkinson of Australia celebrate overall victory following the Women's 470 class medal race held at the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center during day 10 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 18, 2008 in Qingdao, China.

Melbourne has won the right to host the first round of the sailing World Cup for the next three years.