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Thorpe’s Olympic quest takes off

Thorpe’s Olympic quest takes off

16 March 2012

One of the most anticipated comebacks in Australian sport- and world swimming- has finally got off the blocks with a tapered Ian Thorpe having an impressive start at the Olympic swimming trials in Adelaide.

Duchess hits the Olympic hockey pitch

Duchess hits the Olympic hockey pitch

16 March 2012

Former schoolgirl hockey captain the Duchess of Cambridge has taken to the pitch at London Olympic Park.

Showtime for Ian Thorpe at Olympic trials

Showtime for Ian Thorpe at Olympic trials

16 March 2012

D-Day has arrived for Ian Thorpe. One of the most anticipated comebacks in Australian sport will be judged when Thorpe contests Friday's 200m freestyle heats at the Olympic trials in Adelaide.

Kayak quartet on song for London 2012

Kayak quartet on song for London 2012

15 March 2012

There was no stopping the women's K4 500 crew of Rachel Lovell, Hannah Davis, Jo Brigden-Jones and Lyndsie Fogarty as they stormed home to win their second Olympic selection race in Penrith and tick the qualification boxes for London.

Rice's London hopes on the line

Rice's London hopes on the line

15 March 2012

Stephanie Rice's troublesome shoulder faces its biggest test on the opening day of swimming trials in Adelaide and coach Michael Bohl admits the Olympic champion faces a fight just to make it to London.

Men's K4 and Fogarty/Flood excel

Men's K4 and Fogarty/Flood excel

14 March 2012

The men’s K4 Worlds crew have won the second Olympic nomination trial and with be nominated to the AOC, while Lyndsie Fogarty and Naomi Flood took a step closer to nomination, and Ken Wallace, Jacob Clear and Murray Stewart are all through to Thursday’s K1 1000 final!

Magnussen happy in Thorpe shadow

Magnussen happy in Thorpe shadow

14 March 2012

It's hard to imagine the fastest swimmer in the world ever flying under the radar. But world 100m freestyle champion James Magnussen believes the hype surrounding Ian Thorpe's comeback will allow him to thrive at the Olympic trials in Adelaide starting this week.

Dandenong wins WNBL crown

Dandenong wins WNBL crown

12 March 2012

The Dandenong Rangers have been crowned 2011/12 WNBL Champions after a storming win over the Bulleen Boomers at the Cage on Sunday afternoon, sealing the victory and the title 94-70.

Hockeyroos gain momentum with series win

Hockeyroos gain momentum with series win

12 March 2012

The Hockeyroos finished their 4 Match Series against Korea in style with a 3-1 victory at Perth Hockey Stadium. The Koreans began the game with a strong purpose after being beaten 5-0 in their previous two affairs.

Boyd 9th, Mottram 11th in Istanbul

Boyd 9th, Mottram 11th in Istanbul

12 March 2012

Alana Boyd finished 9th in the pole vault and Craig Mottram came 11th in the 3000m final on the final day of competition at the IAAF world indoor championships in Istanbul.

Aussies steal the show at Opening Ceremony

Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games