London Olympic organisers hope to harness the party atmosphere of the Sydney Games, which saw the harbour city host arguably the most successful staging of the four-yearly event.
Australia's male sprinters are eyeing relay gold at next year's London Olympics after ending a decade-long drought in the 4x100m freestyle relay at the world championships.
No one will ever fill Lauren Jackson's shoes, but comeback queen Suzy Batkovic still gave it her best shot to help Australia down China 73-67 in their women's basketball series opener on Sunday night.
Despite a desperate second half comeback the Aussie Sharks men’s water polo team has gone down to Spain 9-8 in their World Championships quarterfinal qualifier in Shanghai.
Cadel Evans conjured one of Australia's greatest sporting achievements after claiming the yellow jersey for Sunday's final stage of the Tour de France.
The Australian BMX Cyclones have wrapped up their preparations at the Sleeman BMX Supercross Track in Brisbane ahead of their departure to the 2011 UCI BMX World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Aussie Stingers have crushed women’s water polo minnows Uzbekistan 27-2 in their final group stage game of the FINA World Championships in Shanghai.
Swim coach Leigh Nugent believes his promising male sprint team can set the tone for Australia's entire world championships campaign in Sunday night's highly-anticipated freestyle relay in Shanghai.
Australia’s men’s water polo team, the Aussie Sharks, has used a seven goal final quarter blitz to come from behind and defeat host nation China 12-7 at the FINA World Championships in Shanghai.
Australian surf ironman legend Ky Hurst is preparing for an ultimate open water swansong at next year's London Olympics after narrowly missing a medal in the 10km race at the world championships in Shanghai.