D-Day has arrived for Ian Thorpe. One of the most anticipated comebacks in Australian sport will be judged when Thorpe contests Friday's 200m freestyle heats at the Olympic trials in Adelaide.
There was no stopping the women's K4 500 crew of Rachel Lovell, Hannah Davis, Jo Brigden-Jones and Lyndsie Fogarty as they stormed home to win their second Olympic selection race in Penrith and tick the qualification boxes for London.
Stephanie Rice's troublesome shoulder faces its biggest test on the opening day of swimming trials in Adelaide and coach Michael Bohl admits the Olympic champion faces a fight just to make it to London.
The men’s K4 Worlds crew have won the second Olympic nomination trial and with be nominated to the AOC, while Lyndsie Fogarty and Naomi Flood took a step closer to nomination, and Ken Wallace, Jacob Clear and Murray Stewart are all through to Thursday’s K1 1000 final!
It's hard to imagine the fastest swimmer in the world ever flying under the radar. But world 100m freestyle champion James Magnussen believes the hype surrounding Ian Thorpe's comeback will allow him to thrive at the Olympic trials in Adelaide starting this week.
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.