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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.

Friendly fire starts London campaign

Friendly fire starts London campaign

7 May 2012

Australia’s men’s indoor team have kick-started their qualifying campaign for London with three encouraging “friendlies” against Bulgaria, Iran and Italy in the run-up to the Asian World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan next month (June 1-10).

Water Polo Games draw decided

Water Polo Games draw decided

7 May 2012

The Aussie Sharks have been handed the challenge of taking on reigning world champion Italy, bronze medallist Croatia, Greece, Kazakhstan and Spain in the group stages of the London Olympic Games after the draw was completed in London over the weekend.

Olympic hopefuls confirm eventing plans

Olympic hopefuls confirm eventing plans

7 May 2012

After the cancellation of Badminton Horse Trials, overseas based Aussie eventers have revised their preparations ahead of team selection and the 2012 Olympic Games.

Goss and Renshaw to tackle Cavendish

Goss and Renshaw to tackle Cavendish

5 May 2012

The fastest sprint train in professional road cycling is now three separate locomotives, each determined to prove he's No.1.

USA down AUS 10-9 in water polo test

USA down AUS 10-9 in water polo test

5 May 2012

The Australian women’s water polo team, the Aussie Stingers, have gone down to the USA 10-9 in a thrilling match at the London Test Event in the Olympic Park’s new Water Polo Arena.

Stewart's turning point

Stewart's turning point

4 May 2012

First-time Olympic kayaker Murray Stewart says modelling the opening ceremony uniform reinforces just how close the Games are.

Tops-Alexander seeking London gold

Tops-Alexander seeking London gold

4 May 2012

Edwina Tops-Alexander has been the first selected to the Australian equestrian team to compete in London with her horse Cevo Itot du Chateau, after a string of superb results that saw both rider and horse secure their second Olympic berths.

Athletes thrilled with Opening Ceremony uniform

Athletes thrilled with Opening Ceremony uniform

3 May 2012

The 2012 Australian Olympic Team Opening Ceremony uniform has been unveiled by seven outstanding athletes who are already feeling like winners 85 days out from the Games opening in London.

Goss the key to Giro cycling success

Goss the key to Giro cycling success

2 May 2012

Sprinter Matt Goss will hold the key when Australia's new pro cycling team debuts in the Giro d'Italia this weekend fresh from securing their future with a multi-million dollar deal.

Excitement for footballers with kick off five days away

Finishing touches for Aussie footballers

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.