Summer News

Nikki Hudson playing against New Zealand at the Sydney Olympics.

National coach, Frank Murray, has announced the Hockeyroos squad to compete in the Beijing Olympics' test event from August 8-13.Taking place twelve months out from the Beijing Olympics, the Good Luck Beijing Tournament will see the Hockeyroos test the new surface and facilities

Pat Johnson at the 2005 World Athletics Championships in Helsinki.

Experienced campaigners Tamsyn Lewis and Matt Shirvington are the latest additions to the Australian team for the 11th IAAF World Championships which kick off in Osaka, Japan, in 39 days time.Australia will send a team of 43 athletes to the world titles which commence on August 25

Jana Pittman in the 400m hurdles final at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, where she placed 5th.

Jana Rawlinson made it back-to-back wins, Steve Hooker returned to the winners list and Craig Mottram and John Steffensen both won silver medals in an impressive night for the Australians at the British Grand Prix in Sheffield overnight.In a much anticipated contest, Mottram was monstered by one of the best distance

Tom Slingsby on a laser at the 2006 Sydney International Regatta.

Australian Sailing Team (AST) members Nathan Wilmot and Malcolm Page (470 class) have won Australia’s second Gold medal at the ISAF World Sailing Championship which wrapped

Michael McKay with the Thomas Keller medal at the Lucerne World Cup, July 15 2007.

Former Australian rower Mike McKay has been presented with the prestigious Thomas Keller medal during World Cup 3 at Lucerne, Switzerland.

Crisp sails to bronze

13 July 2007
Jessica Crisp of Australia in action during the Womens Mistal Fleet races on Day Seven of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

Australian Sailing Team (AST) member Jessica Crisp sailed to second place in the RS:X Women’s Medal Race at the ISAF World Sailing Championship in Cascais, Portugal.

Tom Slingsby on a laser at the 2006 Sydney International Regatta.

Australian Sailing Team (AST) member Tom Slingsby has won the Men's single-handed Laser event at the ISAF Sailing World Championship in Cascais, Portugal

Darren Bundock & Glenn Asby on their way to victory at the Olympic Class Regatta, Miami 2007

Defending world champions Darren Bundock and Glenn Ashby have qualified Australia a spot in the Tornado catamaran class at the Beijing Olympics

Craig Mottram celebrates winning the 3000m at the World Cup on September 17, 2006 at the Olympic Stadium in Athens.

Despite finishing second in Friday’s IAAF Golden League meet in Paris, the form of Jana Rawlinson looks impressive heading into the World Championships, as does the form of Australia’s premier distance runner, Craig Mottram, who won his final hit-out before Osaka next month.

Jana Pittman in the 400m hurdles final at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, where she placed 5th.

In her most serious encounter since returning to competition after giving birth to son Cornelus last December, Jana Rawlinson (nee Pittman) has defeated a star-studded line up to take victory at the IAAF World Athletics Tour meeting in Athens.Rawlinson (54.25) and pole vaulter Steve Hooker (5.85m) both scored stunning victories