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.
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.
Melbourne has won the right to host the first round of the sailing World Cup for the next three years.
Add Michael Phelps to those who are looking to FINA to make some important decisions next week when they consider tighter regulations upon new supersuits that have aided world records.
Leading Australian water polo player Pietro Figlioli has defected to Italy after signing a lucrative deal with Italian club Pro Recco.
Australia’s Sam Griffiths finished third at the prestigious Badminton Horse Trials in the United Kingdom aboard a ten-year-old brown gelding called Happy Times.
The proof will come over the next three years but Cycling Australia (CA) might have solved one of the key reasons for their Beijing Olympics disaster.Rising star Jack Bobridge will join compatriot Cameron Meyer at American professional road cycling team Garmin Slipstream
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said on Tuesday he had a "reasonable hope" that Madrid will be chosen to host the 2016 Games
Australian cycling star Cadel Evans will watch Lance Armstrong's progress this month with interest, but his main Tour de France threat remains Alberto Contador.
Australian Emma Snowill's main rival will be a notable absentee from the opening race of the inaugural triathlon world championship series. Portuguese star Vanessa Fernandes will not compete in the weekend's race in Tongyeong, Korea. A pre-race media release said Fernandes had suffered a broken collarbone in training.