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Spotlight on London - May Blog

Spotlight on London - May Blog

9 May 2011

The April highlights reel could keep sports buffs entertained for hours. The past month delivered action-packed national championships in swimming, rowing, athletics and BMX cycling, dramatic hockey showdowns and the romance of sailing in Majorca and the Côte d'Azur. With a string of bright young things bursting onto the scene, it is little wonder London 2012 is set to be a sell-out show.

Sexton win sends Olympic selection message

Sexton win sends Olympic selection message

9 May 2011

Rising Australian triathlete Brendan Sexton sent a loud Olympic selection message as he broke through to win his maiden ITU World Cup title in Monterrey, northern Mexico.

Olyroos squad named

Olyroos squad named

9 May 2011

Olyroos Head Coach Aurelio Vidmar and Young Socceroos Head Coach Jan Versleijen today announced a joint 31-player squad that will go into a training camp at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra next week.

Olyroos squad named

Olyroos squad named

9 May 2011

Olyroos Head Coach Aurelio Vidmar and Young Socceroos Head Coach Jan Versleijen today announced a joint 31-player squad that will go into a training camp at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra next week.

Eventing World Cup results

Eventing World Cup results

9 May 2011

The Sydney International Equestrian Centre hosted fierce equestrian competition over the weekend.

Relay girls qualify for worlds

Relay girls qualify for worlds

9 May 2011

Australia is ready for a relay blitz at this year's athletics world championships, with the women's 4x100m squad sealing qualification on Sunday.

Broben beats Olympic champion

Broben beats Olympic champion

9 May 2011

Australian schoolgirl Brittany Broben has exploded into calculations for next year's London Olympics by claiming gold in her first senior international diving event.

Weekend of World Cups

Weekend of World Cups

6 May 2011

From Friday 6 May to Sunday 8 May the Sydney International Equestrian Centre, where Australia won Gold at the 2000 Olympic Games, comes alive again with the best Eventing and Show Jumping riders and horses in the country.

Watt headlines green and gold in Kawasaki

Watt headlines green and gold in Kawasaki

6 May 2011

Australian long jump champion Mitchell Watt will join a green and gold brigade of more than 20 athletes at the Golden Grand Prix in Kawasaki (JAP) this Sunday, May 8.

AOC Statement on Taekwondo

AOC Statement on Taekwondo

6 May 2011

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) continues to consider TKD – Sports Taekwondo Australia’s (STA) application for membership as the National Federation for Taekwondo in Australia.

Aussies march into Port Moresby

2015 Pacific Games

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.