Summer News

The president of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has shot down hopes Australia had of competing in future Asian Games...

Luke Madill of Australia leads a qualifying race at the 2005 World Championships in France.

Luke Madill laid his claim on a Beijing Olympic berth after winning the second round of the BMX National Tour in Perth...

Linda MacKenzie has taken a giant step towards history with a stunning victory in the women’s 400 metre freestyle on the first...

China will next year begin selling the more than seven million tickets available for the 2008 Summer Olympics, with at least half...

Robbie McEwen in action during the road race at Sydney 2000.

Top sprinters like Australia's Robbie McEwen and Belgian Tom Boonen can forget about going for gold in the Olympics'...

Ian Thorpe talks to the Press at adidas House during the Athens Olympics.

Five-time Olympic champion Ian Thorpe will make an announcement on his swimming future at midday today in the Sydney CBD...

Ian Thorpe prepares to announce his retirement in front of a packed media gallery in Sydney, 21 Nov 2006.

Ian Thorpe, Australia’s most successful Olympian ever, retired today at a packed press conference in Sydney that was telecast live around Australia...

Matildas lose to Japan 1-0

20 November 2006

The Australian women's soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss to Japan Sunday in what was their final international match for 2006...

Anna Meares celebrates breaking the world record in the 500m time trial at the Sydney Track Cycling World Cup, 18 Nov 2006.

Four gold medals from Australia's women and consistent performances across the board has seen Australia top the nation...

France has scored a hard-fought win in four sets over Australia in the men's world volleyball championship...