In the most dramatic of sprint semi-finals, Anna Meares and Victoria Pendleton clashed, crashed and faced relegations before a photo finish split the pair, in a night that ended in tears for the two Olympic Champions.
Thursday was a fantastic day for the Australian Cyclones at the UCI Track World Championships in Melbourne. The Team Pursuit girls won silver, Anna Meares broke a world record and progressed to the Sprint semis and Glenn O’Shea leads half-way through the Omnium.
Undoubtedly one of Australia’s toughest couples, fiancées Safwan Khalil and Carmen Marton have kicked 2012 off with outstanding results in world class Taekwondo tournaments.
Defending champions Australia qualified second-fastest behind arch-rivals Great Britain in the men's team pursuit on day one of the world track cycling championships.
Australia's BMX stars have put us on top of the nation rankings for both men and women after the weekend's opening round of the UCI BMX Supercross in Chula Vista, California.
The world’s greatest cyclists will hit Melbourne’s Hisense Arena for the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships from tomorrow in the hunt of coveted rainbow jersey’s and final qualification points for the London Olympics.
The selection trials for the Australian Olympic Diving team kicked off Monday, as our Olympic hopefuls face off at the South Australian Aquatic Centre, in a bid to book their tickets to London.
The Australian Beach Volleyball Championships culminated in an afternoon of competition equally as dazzling as the Manly sunshine. In two finals matches that were sent to deciders, the crowd was left in no doubt that this is 2012, and this is an Olympic year.
Reigning world keirin champion Shane Perkins knows how to win and is ready to do it. The Victorian returns to Melbourne’s Hisense Arena ahead of the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships with big goals in mind.
Henry Speight talks Rio dreams
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Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).