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Sydneysiders to meet London bound athletes on Wednesday #100days

Sydneysiders to meet London bound athletes on Wednesday #100days

17 April 2012

Wednesday 18 April marks 100 days until the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. The Australian Olympic Committee will be holding several events around the country to mark the occasion (#100days).

Densham puts hand up for London

Densham puts hand up for London

14 April 2012

Australian triathlete Erin Densham has run away from the best triathletes in the world, including her Australian rivals for Olympic selection, to win the opening round of the World Championship Series in Sydney.

Breen eyes qualifier at athletics champs

Breen eyes qualifier at athletics champs

13 April 2012

Rising Australian sprint star Melissa Breen has done just about everything possible to try and secure a spot on the Australian team for the London Olympics.

Meyer puts brakes on Olympic track hopes

Meyer puts brakes on Olympic track hopes

11 April 2012

West Australian Cameron Meyer has withdrawn from the shadow track cycling team for the London Olympic Games.

Opals lose Penny Taylor for Olympics

Opals lose Penny Taylor for Olympics

11 April 2012

The gold medal hopes of Australia's women's basketball team have suffered a huge setback with star forward Penny Taylor ruled out of the London Olympics.

Gymnasts medal at World Cup

Gymnasts medal at World Cup

10 April 2012

Australian duo Lauren Mitchell and Larrissa Miller competed well at the first Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus Category A World Cup, in Zibo, China.

Scene set for Olympic track showdown

Scene set for Olympic track showdown

10 April 2012

The track cycling world championships in Melbourne provided five days of thrilling racing and the perfect preview to the tense battle between Australia and Great Britain at the London Olympic Games.

Rose wins trans-Tasman horse challenge

Rose wins trans-Tasman horse challenge

10 April 2012

Australian Olympics hopeful Shane Rose cruised to victory in the Kihikihi international horse trial, heading home New Zealander Joseph Waldron by more than 20 points.

Aussies sail to gold and two bronze

Aussies sail to gold and two bronze

8 April 2012

Australian sailors have won three medals on the final day of the ISAF Sailing World Cup round in Palma, Spain.

Dramatic night for sprint queens

Dramatic night for sprint queens

7 April 2012

In the most dramatic of sprint semi-finals, Anna Meares and Victoria Pendleton clashed, crashed and faced relegations before a photo finish split the pair, in a night that ended in tears for the two Olympic Champions.

Journey To Rio - Ryan Fisher

2016 Triathlon Team announced

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Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.