Emma Snowsill insists she has been taking it pretty easy since finally breaking through for Australia's first Olympic triathlon gold
Grant Hackett has pulled down the curtain on one of Australia's greatest swimming careers to a standing ovation. The national team captain announced his retirement at Swimming Australia's swimmer of the year awards in Sydney and it drew the entire crowd to their feet.
Veteran Stuart O'Grady finally sealed the elusive Jayco Herald Sun Tour on saturday when he safely negotiated the final stage criterium in Melbourne. The 35-year-old won the seven-day classic, Australia's oldest stage race, from his teammate Lars Bak of Denmark with Commonwealth Games silver medallist Ben Day third.
Legendary Pakistani squash player Jahangir Khan says his sport has its best ever chance of gaining entry into the Olympics next year.
DIVING: Australian diving sensation Matthew Mitcham says he's proud but sad to have been the only openly gay athlete at the Beijing Olympics.Mitcham was universally acclaimed for producing the highest-scoring dive in Olympic history to snatch gold in the men's 10-metre platform at the Water Cube.
Olympic gold medallist Natalie Cook has declared she wants to play beach volleyball as a 37-year-old at her fifth Games at London 2012
One of Australia's greatest cyclists Brad McGee is swapping racing for a new role as a team director. The veteran of four Olympics will end his 10-year professional career in the sport at next month's Herald Sun Tour in Victoria.
The race for the 2016 Olympics is on. All seven applicant cities submitted their bid files to the International Olympic Committee by the deadline.The candidates are Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, Chicago, Doha, Madrid, Prague, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo.
Victorian Cadel Evans has two major goals for 2008 - the Tour de France and the Beijing Olympic Games.Evans, who last month placed second overall in the Tour de France to become the first Australian to finish on the podium of the event,
The Australian men’s basketball team has been defeated by Serbia 86-81 in overtime at the Diego Gianatti International Basketball Tournament in Italy.South Australia’s Brad Newley and Victoria’s David Andersen each scored 14 points to lead the Boomers while Perth Wildcat Damien