News

Fraser-Holmes out to continue rapid rise

Fraser-Holmes out to continue rapid rise

13 May 2012

Not content with his stunning improvement at the Olympic swimming trials, Thomas Fraser-Holmes reckons he's capable of another giant leap forward when he takes on US stars Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte in London.

Hoskins wins Tour of Chongming

Hoskins wins Tour of Chongming

11 May 2012

West Australian cyclist Melissa Hoskins has continued her strong form, winning the three-day Tour of Chongming in China.

Esposito beats big guns in worlds qualification

Esposito beats big guns in worlds qualification

11 May 2012

The surprise packet of the 2012 season, Chloe Esposito has won group A at the Women’s qualification at the 2012 Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Rome.

World champions cop Olympic setback

World champions cop Olympic setback

11 May 2012

Australia's world champion quad sculls boat has been hit by a worrying injury drama which has the potential to derail their London Olympic campaign.

Slingsby one day from fifth title

Slingsby one day from fifth title

10 May 2012

Australian Tom Slingsby has is a step closer to winning a fifth world title following two consistent races on the penultimate day of the 2012 Audi Laser World Championships in Boltenhagen, Germany.

Flame to be lit in Olympia

Flame to be lit in Olympia

9 May 2012

The Olympic Flame will be lit at a ceremony which signals to the world that the countdown to the London 2012 Games has begun.

Jackson to lead most successful team

Jackson to lead most successful team

8 May 2012

Lightweight boxer Luke Jackson has been chosen to captain the men’s boxing team at the London Olympics. With a full contingent of boxers qualified for the first time, Jackson hopes to lead his team to Australia’s first gold medal and most successful Olympics in history.

Thousands to fill Olympic Park live site

Thousands to fill Olympic Park live site

8 May 2012

Plans were unveiled last week to enable thousands of spectators to cheer on live sporting action in the Olympic Park, hear from medal winning athletes and enjoy a picnic on the new riverside lawns at Park Live, right in the heart of the Olympic Park.

Divers spring into form in Canada

Divers spring into form in Canada

7 May 2012

Australia’s Olympic diving hopefuls have had a dazzling start to their London 2012 campaign, collecting five medals at the FINA Grand Prix in Montreal, Canada.

Windsurfing dumped from Rio Olympics

Windsurfing dumped from Rio Olympics

7 May 2012

Australian sailing chiefs admit they are surprised by a decision to dump windsurfing from the 2016 Rio Olympics and replace it with the relatively new sport of kitesurfing.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

Eat Like A Champ - Lunchbox series

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.