Australia’s Edwina Tops-Alexander was crowned the Global Champions Tour 2011 champion overnight at the final in Abu Dhabi, collecting an impressive prize purse of 300,000 euros.
Australia’s Edwina Tops-Alexander and her new young horse Vleut delivered an impressive performance overnight to win the Equita Masters at the 5 star show in Lyon, France.
Australia's female gymnasts have achieved their No.1 goal, securing a berth in the teams event at the London Olympics thanks to a dazzling effort in qualifying at the world championships in Tokyo.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled on Thursday that the rule banning athletes suspended for doping for six months or more from competing at the Olympics was "invalid and unenforceable".
It’s been nine years in the making, but Blake Gaudry’s dream of competing at the Olympic Games is now just a few months away. 19-year-old Gaudry has been jumping for less than a decade and is already one of the country’s best gymnasts in this discipline. He was the national champion for the last two years and hopes to hold his title this week.
The Australian men's hockey team received automatic qualification to the 2012 London Olympics after Fiji today withdrew from the Oceania Cup-Olympic Qualifier which will be held in Hobart from October 6-9.
World champion Sally Pearson won the Diamond League 100m hurdles in Zurich, which was her 18th consecutive win, while Mitchell Watt added the long jump Diamond League crown to his world championship silver medal.
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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.