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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.

Meares flying, O’Shea leads, TP Silver

Meares flying, O’Shea leads, TP Silver

6 April 2012

Thursday was a fantastic day for the Australian Cyclones at the UCI Track World Championships in Melbourne. The Team Pursuit girls won silver, Anna Meares broke a world record and progressed to the Sprint semis and Glenn O’Shea leads half-way through the Omnium.

Powerhouse Taekwondo couple build towards London

Powerhouse Taekwondo couple build towards London

5 April 2012

Undoubtedly one of Australia’s toughest couples, fiancées Safwan Khalil and Carmen Marton have kicked 2012 off with outstanding results in world class Taekwondo tournaments.

Fierce night of track action ahead

Fierce night of track action ahead

4 April 2012

Defending champions Australia qualified second-fastest behind arch-rivals Great Britain in the men's team pursuit on day one of the world track cycling championships.

Aussie BMX on top of the world

Aussie BMX on top of the world

4 April 2012

Australia's BMX stars have put us on top of the nation rankings for both men and women after the weekend's opening round of the UCI BMX Supercross in Chula Vista, California.

Australian Medallists of the Rio Games

Qantas Welcome Home Ceremony

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.