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History books to be re-written in London

History books to be re-written in London

24 April 2012

Australia’s Miao Miao and Jian Fang Lay are set to make history after today being selected for their fourth Olympic Teams.

Mark notches top ten finish on Olympic battleground

Mark notches top ten finish on Olympic battleground

24 April 2012

Five-time Olympian Russell Mark has finished in a tie for seventh in yesterday's men’s double trap at the London World Cup event.

Slingsby finds form in heavy wind

Slingsby finds form in heavy wind

23 April 2012

Australia's world Laser champion Tom Slingsby has enjoyed a timely return to form with two victories in the opening day of the sailing World Cup in France, despite a spectacular capsize on the French Riviera.

Qualifiers hit and missed

Qualifiers hit and missed

23 April 2012

Australian runner David McNeill has almost certainly claimed the third and final spot in the men's 5000m for the London Olympics after smashing his personal best at a meet in California, while at the London marathon the Australians missed the qualifying mark.

Yauhleuskaya finishes fifth in London

Yauhleuskaya finishes fifth in London

20 April 2012

Australian pistol shooter Lalita Yauhleuskaya (Berwick, VIC) has finished fifth in the women’s 10m air pistol final this afternoon on Day 1 of the 2012 London World Cup in Woolwich.

100 Days and Counting

100 Days and Counting

18 April 2012

The Olympic Games tipped to be “as good as Sydney” are now just 100 days away. In the quest to go faster, higher and stronger in London, Australia’s top athletes are fine-tuning their routines and battling for Olympic selection ahead of the Games of the XXX Olympiad.

Royals to welcome Olympic Torch

Royals to welcome Olympic Torch

17 April 2012

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge plus Prince Harry are set to give the Olympic Torch relay a royal welcome when it visits Buckingham Palace on the way to the start of the London 2012 Games.

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.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).