Laetisha Scanlan reemphasised her position as one of Australia’s top shooters with a superb victory in the women’s trap in Australia Cup 4 in Darwin.
World, Olympic, world indoor and Commonwealth Games champion Steve Hooker (pole vault) and Beijing Olympics silver medallist Sally Pearson (100m hurdles) have won gold and fellow Commonwealth Games nominee Benn Harradine has set a new national benchmark in the men’s discus throw on a big day for Australia at the IAAF Continental Cup meet in Split (CRO).
Australian sailor Tom Slingsby has received the ultimate birthday present, a third Laser World Championship and second World title in as many weeks, on a thrilling final day of the 2010 Laser World Championship.
Boomers coach Brett Brown has to pick up the pieces of his shattered team after they were crushed by Slovenia 87-58 in their second-round basketball world championship clash in Turkey.
The Kookaburras returned to the winners list with a 3-0 win over Argentina at Perth Hockey Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Australia have achieved their first goal after finishing third in Group A at the world championships and now face Slovenia for a place in the quarter-finals. The Boomers completed their group play in Kayseri with a comfortable 76-55 win over Angola to finish behind Argentina and Serbia with a 3-2 record.
Swimming Australia head coach Leigh Nugent is delighted that Libby Trickett is coming out of retirement, but said he's unsure whether she'll be able to get back to her best.
In 2000, Rechelle Hawkes won an historic third Olympic gold medal as part of the Hockeyroos before retiring from professional hockey.
The Boomers have put their basketball world championship destiny in their own hands heading into a clash with Serbia who regain controversial leading man Nenad Krstic.
Argentine coach Sergio Hernandez believes Australia can develop into a superpower in international men's basketball after the Boomers gave his world No.1-ranked team a huge scare at the world championships in Turkey. Australia led for most of the game and guard Adam Gibson had an open three-pointer as time expired which rattled around the rim but refused to drop,