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Weekend Wrap - Monday 7 December

Weekend Wrap - Monday 7 December

7 December 2015

With 242 days to go until Rio 2016, Australia is looking strong on the road to the Games after scoring some huge wins over the weekend.

Boxers take next step on road to Rio

Boxers take next step on road to Rio

7 December 2015

Aussie boxers secure places as Australia’s contenders at next year’s Olympic qualifiers and World Championships in another step on the road to Rio.

Aussies on top at Cycling World Cup

Aussies on top at Cycling World Cup

7 December 2015

Australia added four medals on the final day of the second round of the UCI Track World Cup in Cambridge, New Zealand.

Aussies beat China in World League opener

Aussies beat China in World League opener

7 December 2015

Aussies secure a 1-0 victory over China in their opening match at the World League Final Sunday morning in Rosario.

Aussies win World Hockey League

Aussies win World Hockey League

7 December 2015

Goals from youngsters Jeremy Hayward and Matthew Dawson earned the Kookaburras their maiden World League crown with a 2-1 win over Belgium in Raipur.

Aussie men finish sixth in Dubai

Aussie men finish sixth in Dubai

6 December 2015

The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens team finished sixth in Dubai after losing a thrilling extra-time Plate final against South Africa.

Double World Cup gold headlines five medal haul

Double World Cup gold headlines five medal haul

6 December 2015

The Australian Track Team claimed a five medal haul of two gold, two silver and one bronze day two of competition at the New Zealand leg of the UCI Track World Cup Series.

Wellings and McNeill earn Rio nomination

Wellings and McNeill earn Rio nomination

5 December 2015

London Olympians Eloise Wellings and David McNeill will be automatically nominated for selection to Rio 2016.

3-2 win over Dutch puts Aussie's through to final

3-2 win over Dutch puts Aussie's through to final

5 December 2015

The Kookaburras have reached the gold medal grand final of the Hockey World League in Raipur after defeating the Netherlands 3-2 in their semi-final.

Late defeat for men sets up Cup Quarter-Final clash with Fiji

Late defeat for men sets up Cup Quarter-Final clash with Fiji

5 December 2015

The Qantas Australian Men's Sevens team has booked a date with Fiji in the Dubai Sevens Cup Quarter-Final.

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Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.

Did you know?

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