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One million bid to watch 100m final

One million bid to watch 100m final

23 May 2011

More than a million people have applied to watch the men's 100 metres final at the 2012 London Olympics, meaning hundreds of thousands will be disappointed.

Riseley secures qualifier in style

Riseley secures qualifier in style

23 May 2011

Australian 1500m champion Jeff Riseley has today dominated a men’s 800m event in California (USA) to post his first IAAF world championships qualifier in style.

Mark finds silver lining

Mark finds silver lining

23 May 2011

Olympic gold medallist Russell Mark has capped off a tumultuous week with a superb second place in the men’s double trap at the European Grand Prix in Belgrade, Serbia.

Nicholls caps big day for canoe team

Nicholls caps big day for canoe team

23 May 2011

Alana Nicholls capped a big day for the Australian canoeing team by winning a gold medal at the World Cup meet in Racice, Czech Republic.

Diving dream team looks to London

Diving dream team looks to London

20 May 2011

The NSWIS diving “dream team” has gold and silver Olympic medals in the trophy cabinet and eyes more at the London Olympic Games.

Diving dream team looks to London

Diving dream team looks to London

20 May 2011

The NSWIS diving “dream team” has gold and silver Olympic medals in the trophy cabinet and eyes more at the London Olympic Games.

Australia make hard work of win over Kiwis

Australia make hard work of win over Kiwis

20 May 2011

They might have made hard work of it but the Australian Stingers women’s water polo team have overcome Trans Tasman rivals New Zealand 10-6 in their FINA World League preliminary round match at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre.

London 2012 torch relay route unveiled

London 2012 torch relay route unveiled

19 May 2011

The Olympic flame will arrive from Greece on May 18, 2012 and the relay will get under way on the westerly tip of mainland Britain and continue for 70 days until the opening ceremony of the Games on July 27, 2012.

Marks reunited with missing guns

Marks reunited with missing guns

19 May 2011

Australia’s husband and wife shooting duo, Russell and Lauryn Mark, have been reunited with their two shotguns following their disappearance in transit to Belgrade, Serbia this week.

Sharks and Stingers outplay Japan

Sharks and Stingers outplay Japan

19 May 2011

The men relied on all their experience while the women were far too strong.

Aussies march into Port Moresby

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Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.