The Australian swim team have wrapped up the Mare Nostrum series by clinching five gold medals on the final day of competition in Monaco. At the same time former Ironman star Ky Hurst won the FINA 10 kilometre Marathon Swimming World Cup event in London.
The lucrative IAAF Golden League kicks off Friday night at the Bislett Games in Oslo and Australia will be represented by big guns Craig Mottram, Sarah Jamieson and Donna MacFarlane in a line up which is headlined by world 100m record holder Asafa Powell and world pole vault record holder Yelena Isinbayeva.
The Australian Swim team has continued on its winning way through Europe, taking out eight events on the opening night of the Mare Nostrum meet in Barcelona. Team Captain Grant Hackett led the way with victory in the 400 metre freestyle.
Team Captain Grant Hackett led the way with victory in the 400 metre freestyle.
Natalie Cook and Tamsin Barnett have achieved Australia’s best result in six years on the Beach Volleyball circuit winning gold in Korea and edging closer to the Beijing Olympic Games.
West Australian Daria Joura defended her national women’s all-around crown with another stunning display of world class gymnastics at Vodafone Arena in Melbourne on Friday night.Training partner Lauren Mitchell finished second in her first year as a senior with Commonwealth Games gold medallist Chloe Simms
World champion China outclassed the Australian men to win the international team competition at Melbourne’s Vodafone Arena, despite a world-class pommel routine from Sydney student Prashanth Sellathurai.The Australian men were not able to produce the same upset as their female counterparts
West Australian Daria Joura is well placed to defend her national all-around crown after an impressive display on the opening day of the Australian Gymnastics Championships at Vodafone Arena in Melbourne.In the men’s all-around competition, Sam Offord won his first national title and in doing so became
Brisbane schoolgirl Cate Campbell continued her charge for the Beijing Olympics with another prized scalp at the Telstra Grand Prix meet in Brisbane.
Chesterfield central defender Aaron Downes scored just three minutes into his Australian under 23s debut as the home team wore down Iran for a 3-1 win
Australian coach Robert Baan chose the eve of his side's pivotal Olympic qualifier against Iran to confirm he will not manage the side beyond the current stage of the campaign.