The Australian Opals tip-off their fourth game tonight at the FIBA World Championship, against Greece
Italian Filippo Pozzato showed he is one of the favourites for the elite men's world road race in Geelong next Sunday after winning the Herald Sun World Cycling Classic Ballarat yesterday.Pozzato infamously announced last month that he would abstain from sex until he won the world title, and of course the first question asked on the post-race podium was about ending his pledge of celibacy since May to win the world race title in Geelong.
The Opals began their FIBA World Championship defence with a strong 72-47 victory over Canada in the Czech Republic on Thursday.
Penny Taylor headlines a host of injured Opals who may be rested early on as Australia's world championship defence gets underway in the Czech Republic.
IT WAS a defining moment of the Beijing Olympics. Matthew Mitcham performed the single greatest dive in Olympic history to overtake his Chinese rivals
Craig Mottram sent national selectors a clear reminder of what Australia will be missing at next month's Commonwealth Games by storming to victory at the Great North City Games.The former world championships bronze medallist powered away from the field in a two-mile race on the banks of the River Tyne in Newcastle in the Australia v England competition.
Reigning world champion Cadel Evans has announced he is shaping up perfectly for the 2010 UCI Road World Championships after securing third place at the GP Wallonie in Belgium. Two-time Tour de France runner up Evans has ruled out a mass sprint on the uphill finish on Moorabool Street in Geelong
Do you remember that night in September,
When all of our dreams came true,
When the horse reared on high against the night sky
And the world was enthralled - where were you?
Emma Moffatt captured back to back world triathlon titles with a second placing in the season finale in Budapest behind compatriot Emma Snowsill.
There were so many highlights at the 'best ever Games' in Sydney in 2000 and here are a sample of them.