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Seven goal last quarter blitz helps Sharks come from behind again

Seven goal last quarter blitz helps Sharks come from behind again

21 July 2011

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.

Hurst wants medal at London swansong

Hurst wants medal at London swansong

20 July 2011

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.

Six athletics medals the target in London

Six athletics medals the target in London

20 July 2011

It might not be fashionable these days for Olympic sports to publicly trumpet their medal targets, but Athletics Australia is happy to buck the trend.

Coles announces Olympic sponsorship

Coles announces Olympic sponsorship

19 July 2011

Coles has announced its sponsorship of the 2012 Australian Olympic Team.

Australia sting New Zealand 12:4

Australia sting New Zealand 12:4

19 July 2011

The Aussie Stingers women’s water polo team has bounced back to the winner’s circle in Shanghai by trouncing Trans Tasman rivals New Zealand 12-4.

Gorman first to book ticket to London

Gorman first to book ticket to London

19 July 2011

One year and one week from the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the Australian Team has started to take shape. Open water swimmer Melissa Gorman is the first Australian to earn a named place to compete in London 2012.

Carefree Coutts ready to roll

Carefree Coutts ready to roll

19 July 2011

She's arguably Australia's brightest world championships hope but carefree swimming golden girl Alicia Coutts isn't carrying a weight of expectation into next week's meet in Shanghai.

Diving duo claim silver

Diving duo claim silver

19 July 2011

Melissa Wu and Alex Croak claimed Australia's second diving medal at the world championships in Shanghai before turning their attention to bridging the gap to the all-conquering Chinese team at next year's Olympics.

Aussie Sharks stun Romania

Aussie Sharks stun Romania

19 July 2011

The Aussie Sharks men’s water polo team has come from behind to record a stunning 9-8 victory over Romania in the opening match of their 2011 FINA World Championships campaign in Shanghai.

Australia suffers first up defeat

Australia suffers first up defeat

18 July 2011

The Aussie Stingers women’s water polo team has been upset 10-7 by Canada in their opening match of the 2011 FINA World Championships in Shanghai.

Queensland Pierre de Coubertin Awards

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.