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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.

Boomers Squad Named for London

Boomers Squad Named for London

1 May 2012

Twenty five of Australia’s premier basketball stars will vie for a spot in the final team of 12 that will travel to London, after the 2012 Australian Boomers Basketball squad was announced today.

National League titles decided

National League titles decided

30 April 2012

Three of Australia’s leading London Olympic women’s water polo hopefuls, Nicola Zagame, Alicia McCormack and Holly Lincoln-Smith have led the Cronulla Sharks to their first National Water Polo League title since 2006 with Tim Cleland and Beijing Olympian Jamie Beadsworth inspiring the Fremantle Mariners to a second consecutive title.

London in Rose’s grasp

London in Rose’s grasp

30 April 2012

Beijing silver medallist Shane Rose has the London Olympic Games within his grasp after winning the Sydney International Three-Day Event (3DE) and he has one thing on his mind – gold!

Mills shines again in NBA

Mills shines again in NBA

27 April 2012

Australian basketballer Patty Mills continues to make a serious mark in the NBA - playing himself into the record books and timely form ahead of the Boomers' Olympic campaign.

AOC Feature:Solomon set for huge 2012

AOC Feature:Solomon set for huge 2012

27 April 2012

The Australian Athletics Team will go to the London Olympic Games with more medal chances than any Games in recent history. Technical events such as walks, hurdles and field events are where National High Performance Manager Eric Hollingsworth expects his predicted six medals will come from.

Team Motivator Column: Laurie Lawrence

Team Motivator Column: Laurie Lawrence

27 April 2012

The infectious enthusiasm of Team Mentor Laurie Lawrence will help Australia during the London Olympic Games. Lawrence, a former Australian rugby union player and Olympic swimming coach, is embarking on his eighth Olympic campaign.

Tight tussle ahead for Aussie gymnasts

Tight tussle ahead for Aussie gymnasts

26 April 2012

Gymnastics is one of the most popular events on the Olympic program, and Australia’s budding young stars are eager to show they have what it takes on the world stage.

Trap stars in the mix in London

Trap stars in the mix in London

26 April 2012

Australian record holder Laetisha Scanlan sits in a tie for seventh after the opening day of the women’s trap at the London World Cup, with Adam Vella and Michael Diamond in the men's competition.

Sydney kicks off Welcome Home celebrations

Olympians visit Melbourne Starlight Room

Did you know?

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