Pole Vault champion Steve Hooker has collected his first points on the IAAF Diamond League tour with a podium finish in Round 5 of the all-new series in New York (USA) overnight.
The Australian women's basketball team have completed their three game series against the touring Japanese team, 97-84, giving the team great momentum as they prepare to defend their World Championship title in September.
The Australian Senior A Rowing Team departs Australia this Sunday (13 June) to compete in two World Cup events in Europe.
Equestrian stars-a-plenty are gathered this week at the National Equestrian Centre at Werribee for the Melbourne International Three-Day Event, which starts today and runs through to Monday, 14 June.The event presents as one of the final opportunities for Eventing riders to impress the national selectors ahead of the 2010 World Equestrian Games.
Matthew Mitcham has convinced himself he's no one-hit wonder by reprising his Beijing Olympic heroics to win gold at the diving World Cup in China.
Australian triathlete Courtney Atkinson has added another silver medal to his collection in round three of the world championship series in Madrid.Atkinson was usurped in the final stages in an extraordinary performance from reigning world champion Alistair Brownlee of Great Britain.
Samantha Stosur is close to ending a 30-year drought for Australia's women in grand slam tennis following her wins over Justine Henin and Serena Williams at the French Open.The 26-year-old reached the semi-finals in Paris for the second straight year with a thrilling 6-2 6-7 (2/7) 8-6 win over No.1 seed Williams.
Australian cyclist Cadel Evans has added the world No.1 ranking to his world road title after Spaniard Alejandro Valverde copped a global two-year doping ban.The ban came as the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday ruled in favour of the International Cycling Union and World Anti-Doping Agency,
The final day of round five of the ISAF Sailing World Cup has proven to be a golden one for the Australian Sailing Team with Tom Slingsby winning the Laser class while Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen claimed first in the 49ers in an action packed medal race.
The Westfield Matildas have braved one of their toughest ever encounters to beat DPR Korea on penalties and win the 2010 AFC Women’s Asian Cup.On their second attempt for Asia’s biggest football prize the Westfield Matildas defied a rain-soaked and humid Chengdu night and a rapidly deteriorating pitch to become the first Australian team to win the Asian Cup.