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Weekend Watch - 18 December

Weekend Watch - 18 December

18 December 2015

It's almost Christmas but there are still a few Aussie athletes competing over the weekend!

Law and McKinnirey claim national Omnium titles

Law and McKinnirey claim national Omnium titles

18 December 2015

Scott Law (NSW) claimed his second national omnium title in six years, while in the women's event, junior world champion Danielle McKinnirey (SA) clinched gold in her debut in the elite category.

2016 women’s Olympic Hockey squad annouced

2016 women’s Olympic Hockey squad annouced

18 December 2015

Hockey Australia has announced a 26-athlete women’s national senior squad, the group of athletes that will prepare for the Olympic Games competition in Rio de Janeiro next August.

World League stand-out selected in Olympic squad

World League stand-out selected in Olympic squad

17 December 2015

Territorian Jeremy Hayward helps Aussies secure maiden World League title before being selected in 2016 Olympic training squad.

Swimming’s 2020 vision for Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren

Swimming’s 2020 vision for Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren

17 December 2015

Swimming Australia has announced the extension of National Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren’s contract through until 2020.

2016 Olympic Men's Hockey Squad Named

2016 Olympic Men's Hockey Squad Named

17 December 2015

Hockey Australia has announced a 27-man Olympic men’s hockey squad, the group of athletes that will prepare for the Olympic Games competition in Rio de Janeiro next August.

Athletes prepare for social media distraction

Athletes prepare for social media distraction

17 December 2015

Australia's Olympic hopefuls have been urged to put a social media plan in place for Rio.

Aussies vexed by taekwondo points 'mix-up'

Aussies vexed by taekwondo points 'mix-up'

17 December 2015

Australia's taekwondo body is seeking clarification from the sport's world administrators over the allocation of rankings points that impact Rio qualification.

ASPIRE: Sydney hopefuls push for podium at Rio

ASPIRE: Sydney hopefuls push for podium at Rio

16 December 2015

ASPIRE hit NSWIS as another 60 athletes were inspired on their road to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Pearson coy about her race return

Pearson coy about her race return

16 December 2015

Sally Pearson will have to defend her Olympic 100m hurdles crown next year with a new starting technique.

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Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).

Did you know?

Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.