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Medal decline a worrying trend: Coates

Medal decline a worrying trend: Coates

10 November 2011

AOC President John Coates says a sharp drop in the number of sports winning medals is a worrying trend.

Medal decline a worrying trend: Coates

Medal decline a worrying trend: Coates

9 November 2011

AOC President John Coates says a sharp drop in the number of sports winning medals is a worrying trend.

Winning formula for Edwina

Winning formula for Edwina

30 October 2011

Australia’s Edwina Tops-Alexander and her new young horse Vleut delivered an impressive performance overnight to win the Equita Masters at the 5 star show in Lyon, France.

Aussie gymnasts secure Olympic berth

Aussie gymnasts secure Olympic berth

10 October 2011

Australia's female gymnasts have achieved their No.1 goal, securing a berth in the teams event at the London Olympics thanks to a dazzling effort in qualifying at the world championships in Tokyo.

CAS overturns Olympic doping rule

CAS overturns Olympic doping rule

7 October 2011

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled on Thursday that the rule banning athletes suspended for doping for six months or more from competing at the Olympics was "invalid and unenforceable".

Bouncing Blake talks trampoline: AOC Feature

Bouncing Blake talks trampoline: AOC Feature

26 September 2011

It’s been nine years in the making, but Blake Gaudry’s dream of competing at the Olympic Games is now just a few months away. 19-year-old Gaudry has been jumping for less than a decade and is already one of the country’s best gymnasts in this discipline. He was the national champion for the last two years and hopes to hold his title this week.

Kookaburras book tickets to London

Kookaburras book tickets to London

21 September 2011

The Australian men's hockey team received automatic qualification to the 2012 London Olympics after Fiji today withdrew from the Oceania Cup-Olympic Qualifier which will be held in Hobart from October 6-9.

Pearson wins 18th consecutive race

Pearson wins 18th consecutive race

9 September 2011

World champion Sally Pearson won the Diamond League 100m hurdles in Zurich, which was her 18th consecutive win, while Mitchell Watt added the long jump Diamond League crown to his world championship silver medal.

Six cities bid for 2020 Olympics

Six cities bid for 2020 Olympics

5 September 2011

Six cities have officially lodged bids to host the 2020 Olympic Games - Baku, Doha, Istanbul, Madrid, Rome and Tokyo, according to the International Olympic Committee on Friday.

Aussies strike gold with awesome win

Aussies strike gold with awesome win

3 September 2011

The Australian lightweight men’s four crew of Todd Skipworth (WA), Ben Cureton (WA), Sam Beltz (TAS) and Anthony Edwards (TAS) has won gold at the 2011 World Rowing Championships in Bled, Slovenia.

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).