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Greats poised to set Melbourne alight

Greats poised to set Melbourne alight

3 April 2012

The world’s greatest cyclists will hit Melbourne’s Hisense Arena for the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships from tomorrow in the hunt of coveted rainbow jersey’s and final qualification points for the London Olympics.

Wu wins diving thriller

Wu wins diving thriller

3 April 2012

Melissa Wu edged in front of the competition while another Olympic comeback hit rough waters in a fierce battle for Olympic nomination in Adelaide.

Selection spotlight on divers in Adelaide

Selection spotlight on divers in Adelaide

2 April 2012

The selection trials for the Australian Olympic Diving team kicked off Monday, as our Olympic hopefuls face off at the South Australian Aquatic Centre, in a bid to book their tickets to London.

Kings and Queens of the beach crowned

Kings and Queens of the beach crowned

1 April 2012

The Australian Beach Volleyball Championships culminated in an afternoon of competition equally as dazzling as the Manly sunshine. In two finals matches that were sent to deciders, the crowd was left in no doubt that this is 2012, and this is an Olympic year.

Perkins ready to fire

Perkins ready to fire

30 March 2012

Reigning world keirin champion Shane Perkins knows how to win and is ready to do it. The Victorian returns to Melbourne’s Hisense Arena ahead of the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships with big goals in mind.

Proud Meares returns to where it began

Proud Meares returns to where it began

30 March 2012

Home town favourite and Olympic, world and Commonwealth Games champion Anna Meares has declared today that she is ‘very proud’ of the way she races and will bring her trademark style to competition at next week’s 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships.

Judges must be experienced & impartial: Coates

Judges must be experienced & impartial: Coates

30 March 2012

With athletes now experiencing the highs and lows of Olympic selection the President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) John Coates today stressed the need for all athletes to be treated fairly.

Men’s eight sets new best at trials

Men’s eight sets new best at trials

29 March 2012

Athletes competing for positions in Australia’s men’s eight boat for the 2012 Australian Rowing Team have continued to shine on the seventh day of the 2012 Rowing Australia National Selection Trials at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith.

Olympians take over London Underground

Olympians take over London Underground

29 March 2012

Hop on the London Underground at Jesse Owens station. After one stop change at Carl Lewis. And then ride the Tube all the way to Michael Phelps.

Patty Mills signs with NBA team Spurs

Patty Mills signs with NBA team Spurs

28 March 2012

Australian Boomers point guard Patty Mills is back in the NBA after signing with the San Antonio Spurs.

Crumpler will have Aussies travelling in style