Australia’s finest Olympic class sailors made an impression at the Trofeo Princesa Sofia regatta in Palma, qualifying for the final medal race in six of the 10 divisions and locking up a gold and a silver medal.
Victorian heavyweight Jason Whateley has booked his spot at the Rio Olympics after holding out second-ranked Tajikstani fighter Jakhon Qurbonova at the Asian Oceania qualifiers in China.
Morgan Mitchell and Luke Mathews will be automatically nominated for Rio 2016 selection after victory in the women’s 400m and men’s 800m at the Australian Athletics Championships.
Georgie Parker’s late goal secured a point as the Hockeyroos got their title defence underway with a 1-1 draw against Japan at the Hawke’s Bay Cup
Daniel Lewis is set to join Shelley Watts in the Rio boxing team after he won bronze at the Asian Oceania Olympic qualifiers in China on Friday afternoon.
Australian Greco Roman wrestlers Ivan Popov and Vinod Kumar have qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after a top two finish at the Africa/Oceania Olympic Qualification Tournament in Alger, Algeria.
Cedric Dubler has produced a stunning performance over two days to win the men’s decathlon at the Australian Athletics Championships and ensure his automatic nomination for selection to the Australian Olympic Team.
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Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team
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Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.
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Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).