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Countdown begins for 2018 Olympic vote

Countdown begins for 2018 Olympic vote

6 July 2011

Twenty four hours from the vote and the three contestants rolled out powerful people to try and firm up the necessary support to win the ballot.

Mitcham out of world champs

Mitcham out of world champs

6 July 2011

Diving champion Matthew Mitcham says withdrawing from this month's world titles can only help the ultimate goal of defending his Olympic gold medal.

Australian sweep in slalom World Cup

Australian sweep in slalom World Cup

4 July 2011

Australia's women canoe slalom paddlers scored a sensational trifecta at the second World Cup of the year in L'Argentiere, France on Saturday.

Australia sixth at Champions Trophy and facing relegation

Australia sixth at Champions Trophy and facing relegation

4 July 2011

The Hockeyroos are in danger of being relegated from the vital 2012 Champions Trophy after losing 2-0 to England and finishing in 6th place at the 2011 Champions Trophy in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Australia edge out Equatorial Guinea

Australia edge out Equatorial Guinea

4 July 2011

The Australian women's football team Matildas have recorded their first win in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 after they defeated Equatorial Guinea 3-2 in their second Group D match in Bochum, Germany.

Ginn makes successful return at Henley

Ginn makes successful return at Henley

2 July 2011

The Australian Rowing Team enjoyed another successful day at the 2011 Henley Royal Regatta, as three-time Olympic gold medallist Drew Ginn marked his international return with a victory.

Mark shoots fourth at Grand Prix

Mark shoots fourth at Grand Prix

2 July 2011

Russell Mark (VIC) has finished fourth in the final of the men’s double trap at the Fiocchi Grand Prix in Maribor, Slovenia.

Troop can qualify for London with good run

Troop can qualify for London with good run

1 July 2011

Lee Troop is out to seal a berth at his fourth successive Olympic Games with a strong performance in Sunday's Gold Coast marathon.

Bogut to NZ series

Bogut to NZ series

1 July 2011

Australian Basketball superstar and NBA centre for the Milwaukee Bucks, Andrew Bogut, is unlikely to suit up for the Golden Star Australian Boomers, when they take on New Zealand in September in the FIBA Oceania Championship, the official qualifier for the London Olympic Games.

Triathletes dominate London super sprint

Triathletes dominate London super sprint

1 July 2011

Australian Olympic hopefuls Brendan Sexton and Erin Densham are the toast of London’s Triathlon set today after claiming stirring victories in the inaugural 2011 GE Canary Wharf Triathlon Super Sprint.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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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.