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.
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.
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.
It was gold and silver, two Oceania records, and third on the medal table for Australia on day two of the IAAF World Indoor Championships when Sally Pearson (Qld) claimed the 60mH title and Henry Frayne (Qld) took silver in the long jump.
Triple Olympic gold medalist Drew Ginn continued his excellent build up to the 2012 London Olympic Games by winning his fifth men’s pair national title at the 2012 Australian Rowing Championships.
At the absolute height of his powers a couple of years ago, Steve Hooker became the first athlete in history to hold the big five major track and field titles at the same time.
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Betty Cuthbert (NSW) has been announced as an inaugural Member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Hall of Fame.
One of Australia’s most celebrated male triathletes of the last 15 years, Courtney Atkinson, is the first to admit that he’s a little rusty when it comes to racing. But he is determined to turn his training form into winning race form when he lines up in the OUT Oceania Championships in Devonport, Tasmania on Saturday.
Alicia Coutts is chasing as many as five medals at the London Olympics, confident that a helpful program gives her a huge leg-up in her pet butterfly and medley events.