Summer News

Linda MacKenzie has taken a giant step towards history with a stunning victory in the women’s 400 metre freestyle on the first...

China will next year begin selling the more than seven million tickets available for the 2008 Summer Olympics, with at least half...

Robbie McEwen in action during the road race at Sydney 2000.

Top sprinters like Australia's Robbie McEwen and Belgian Tom Boonen can forget about going for gold in the Olympics'...

Ian Thorpe talks to the Press at adidas House during the Athens Olympics.

Five-time Olympic champion Ian Thorpe will make an announcement on his swimming future at midday today in the Sydney CBD...

Ian Thorpe prepares to announce his retirement in front of a packed media gallery in Sydney, 21 Nov 2006.

Ian Thorpe, Australia’s most successful Olympian ever, retired today at a packed press conference in Sydney that was telecast live around Australia...

Matildas lose to Japan 1-0

20 November 2006

The Australian women's soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss to Japan Sunday in what was their final international match for 2006...

Anna Meares celebrates breaking the world record in the 500m time trial at the Sydney Track Cycling World Cup, 18 Nov 2006.

Four gold medals from Australia's women and consistent performances across the board has seen Australia top the nation...

France has scored a hard-fought win in four sets over Australia in the men's world volleyball championship...

Anna Meares celebrates breaking the world record in the 500m time trial at the Sydney Track Cycling World Cup, 18 Nov 2006.

Olympic and Commonwealth Games Champion, Anna Meares, today broke her own World Record for the 500m time trial...

Ron Clarke lights the Olympic Flame at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. He was the world junior record holder in 56 and went on to compete at the 1960 and 1964 Olympics and set multiple world records.

Some of the biggest names in Australian sport will return to the MCG on Sunday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1956...