Australia’s Sam Griffiths finished third at the prestigious Badminton Horse Trials in the United Kingdom aboard a ten-year-old brown gelding called Happy Times.
The proof will come over the next three years but Cycling Australia (CA) might have solved one of the key reasons for their Beijing Olympics disaster.Rising star Jack Bobridge will join compatriot Cameron Meyer at American professional road cycling team Garmin Slipstream
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said on Tuesday he had a "reasonable hope" that Madrid will be chosen to host the 2016 Games
Australian cycling star Cadel Evans will watch Lance Armstrong's progress this month with interest, but his main Tour de France threat remains Alberto Contador.
Australian Emma Snowill's main rival will be a notable absentee from the opening race of the inaugural triathlon world championship series. Portuguese star Vanessa Fernandes will not compete in the weekend's race in Tongyeong, Korea. A pre-race media release said Fernandes had suffered a broken collarbone in training.
Lucinda Fredericks and her little mare Headley Britannia have won the 4-star Kentucky Three-Day Event in Lexington (USA)
French swimmer Alain Bernard has reclaimed the 100m freestyle world record from Australia's Eamon Sullivan.
Sixteen-year-old Melbourne schoolgirl Georgia Nanscawen will become one of the youngest ever Hockeyroos when they play their first international matches since the Beijing Olympics. Midfielder Nanscawen was surprised to find herself among six fresh faces in coach Frank Murray's
Jana Rawlinson remains hopeful of defending her 400m hurdles world title in August, despite separating from her husband and coach. Rawlinson, 26, confirmed on Monday she is battling to save her marriage to her husband of three years, former Commonwealth 400m hurdles champion Chris Rawlinson.
Inspectors from the International Olympic Committee Sunday ended their tour of Tokyo, saying they were impressed by the city's "highly professional" bid to host the 2016 Games.