Summer News

Nine Iranian weightlifters who tested positive for doping on the eve of the world championships have been banned for two...

Craig Mottram’s year has ended with a flourish, setting a new world road best for 3000m at the Great North Run in Newcastle...

Nikki Hudson playing against New Zealand at the Sydney Olympics.

The Hockeyroos are one step closer to a semi-final berth at the Samsung Hockey World Cup in Madrid with a stirring 4-3...

Sarah Taylor in action against Argentina during the Champions Trophy in Canberra, Dec 2005.

Australia moved top of Pool B with a 3-1 defeat of the United States in the women's Hockey World Cup in madrid overnight...

Melanie Twitt in action at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games in March 2006.

A nervous Australia sneaked past South Africa 1-0 in its opening match of the women's hockey World Cup in Madrid overnight...

In a world first, athletes will be competing for cash at the 12th FINA World Championships in Melbourne next March...

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

Robbie McEwen and Stuart O'Grady came agonisingly close to putting two Australians on the podium in the road race...

Russia stunned the two-time defending champion United States 75-68 in the semifinals of the women's world basketball...

Opals into semis at Worlds

21 September 2006
Lauren Jackson and the Opals celebrate defeating the USA in Canberra in April 2006.

The Australian women's basketball team, the Opals, have advanced to the semi finals of the 2006 FIBA world basketball...

Michael Blackburn and Tom Slingsby have finished one-two at the Laser World Championships in Jeju, Korea...