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Weekend Watch - 4 March 2016

Weekend Watch - 4 March 2016

3 March 2016

The road to Rio continues this week as the Aussie women's football team look to qualify for the Games and the athletics hits Melbourne.

Sprint canoe jigsaw puzzle falling into place

Sprint canoe jigsaw puzzle falling into place

3 March 2016

CANOE/KAYAK: Three more pieces of the Australian sprint canoe Olympic jigsaw have fallen into place at the National Championships in Perth on Thursday.

IAAF World Challenge hits Melbourne

IAAF World Challenge hits Melbourne

3 March 2016

The very best of Australian athletics will be on show at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge this weekend

Abu Dhabi and Wollongong provide kick-starts for Games nominations

Abu Dhabi and Wollongong provide kick-starts for Games nominations

3 March 2016

Australia’s elite band of ITU triathletes will begin their first steps towards the Rio Olympics when they line up at races in Abu Dhabi and Wollongong this weekend.

Wiasak World Champion as Team Sprints just miss medals

Wiasak World Champion as Team Sprints just miss medals

3 March 2016

Rebecca Wiasak has defended her Individual Pursuit World Title while both Australian Team Sprint Sprints just missed out on a medal in London.

Big day for Olympic sprint dreams

Big day for Olympic sprint dreams

3 March 2016

CANOE/KAYAK: Thursday shapes as a big day of racing for Australia’s Olympic hopefuls with five open finals set to be staged.

Vale Sarah Tait

Vale Sarah Tait

3 March 2016

Champion rower, Sarah Tait, has lost her battle with cancer and passed away.

Aussies remain unbeaten at World Teams Championship

Aussies remain unbeaten at World Teams Championship

3 March 2016

The Australian women’s table tennis team has finished the group stage of the World Teams Championship in Kuala Lumpur undefeated, after beating closest rivals Uzbekistan 3-0 on Wednesday.

Simon nets hat-trick in Matildas' rout of Vietnam

Simon nets hat-trick in Matildas' rout of Vietnam

3 March 2016

A first half hat-trick from stand in captain Kyah Simon has inspired the Matildas to a 9-0 defeat of Vietnam.

Titles on the line at Track World Championships

Titles on the line at Track World Championships

2 March 2016

Australia’s reigning women's team and individual pursuit world champions finalised their preparations for the World Championships in London with their last training session on Tuesday afternoon.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.