Summer News

Sally McLellan of QLD wins the 100 metres hurdles and breaks Pam Ryan's 34-year-old Australian record by one-hundredth of second clocking 12.72secs, at the Australian Championships in Brisbane March 11, 2007.

The 85th Australian Athletics Titles and World Championship selection trials concluded in Brisbane Sunday with a new Australian record and three athletes winning doubles.After chasing the 34-year-old Australian record all summer and twice being denied of a new record by excessive wind, Sally McLellan

James Tomkins (R) and Drew Ginn (L) of Australia power to gold in the men's pair at Athens 2004.

Former Oarsome Foursome pair Drew Ginn and James Tomkins this morning combined with Queenslanders Duncan Free and Sam Conrad to win

Tom Slingsby on a laser at the 2006 Sydney International Regatta.

The 2007 Australian Sailing Team (AST) was announced last night at a function held at the Audi Centre Sydney, in Rosebery...

Tim Cahill weaving his magic against Argentina during Athens 2004.

The Australian men's under 23s have secured a valuable point in their opening Stage 2 Olympic qualifying match with a scoreless draw against Iran in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium overnight. There were few chances for either team in the match played in cold conditions with snow falling in the Iranian capital the day prior to the match.

Bruce Djite in action during the 2008 Beijing Olympics qualifying match between Australia and Chinese Taipei in Adelaide, 7 Jan 2007.

The Australian under 23 men's football team have won a playoff for third while Jamaica's Olympic team beat their Chinese counterparts 5-4 on penalties to lift the Lunar New Year Cup.Australia also needed penalties to overcome Hong Kong in the match for third place. They led the hosts 2-0 through

Elder retires on top

5 February 2007
Tory Elder is carried from the pitch by his team-mates after announcing his retirement in Brisbane.

The Kookaburras have come from behind to tie 3-3 with the Netherlands in the fourth and final game of the four-test series

Stephen Lambert rushes the Dutch striker during the third match of the four test series in Brisbane.

An outstanding solo effort from Stephen Lambert has given the Kookaburras a series win after they drew with the Netherlands 1-1 in Brisbane

Luke Doerner scores the first of his two goals against the Netherlands in Australia's 5-4 victory in 2nd game of 4-test Series, Jan 2007.

In a game full of many highlights, three pieces of brilliance stood out in the second match of the Kookaburras vs Netherlands four-test series that saw Australia get over the line 5-4.

Hockeyroos open with a win

14 January 2007
Athens Olympian Peta Gallagher.

The Hockeyroos have opened their Champions Trophy campaign with a 3-0 win over Japan in Quilmes, Argentina this morning. The result is a good one for coach Frank Murray and his young, inexperienced side with three goals against a tight Japanese defence

Queenslander Carla Ryan, produced a champion ride on a champion's bike to claim the women's road time trial crown at the Australian Open Road Championships in Bunninyong, near Ballarat, Victoria.