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Bobridge bolts to stunning win

Bobridge bolts to stunning win

10 January 2011

Jack Bobridge unleashed a world-class ride to win the Australian elite men's road race championship, again highlighting his status as a future cycling superstar. The 21-year-old from Adelaide already has an under-23 road time trial world title, a senior world track title, two Commonwealth Games gold medals and he rode at the Beijing

Anything can happen in national road race

Anything can happen in national road race

7 January 2011

Pre-race favouritism has become almost a curse for the cream of Australian cycling in the national men's road race.A solid pre-season and strong form at this week's Jayco Bay Classic criterium series make Simon Gerrans one of the riders to watch

Rio unveils new emblem to world

Rio unveils new emblem to world

1 January 2011

Rio de Janeiro unveiled its 2016 Olympics logo before more than one million New Year's revellers on Copacabana beach on Friday, just before midnight. The flowing symbol resembles three figures - orange, green and blue - embraced at the arms and in a flowing dance.

Rio making progress for 2016 Games: Rogge

Rio making progress for 2016 Games: Rogge

30 December 2010

IOC President Jacques Rogge has praised Rio de Janeiro's preparations for hosting the 2016 Games. Visiting the Brazilian city on Wednesday to help lay the cornerstone for the future Olympic Village, the head of the International Olympic Committee says he's proud of what has been accomplished so far.

Cycling Australia farewells Shayne Bannan

Cycling Australia farewells Shayne Bannan

30 December 2010

Cycling Australia today announced the resignation of Shayne Bannan from his role at the helm of the sport's High Performance Programs. Bannan, 48, has been involved as a coach and administrator for the sport in Australia for almost a quarter of a century. He began his coaching career in 1986 at the Northern Territory Institute of Sport before moving into the national program in 1987. For the past decade he has filled the dual roles of Cycling Australia National Performance Director and the Australian Institute of Sport's Head Cycling Coach.

Roberts to ride Tour Down Under

Roberts to ride Tour Down Under

30 December 2010

South Australian Olympic gold medallist Luke Roberts will ride for the Australian national team, UniSA-Australia, at next month's Santos Tour Down Under. Roberts, who achieved Olympic glory at the Athens Olympics in 2004 with a track gold medal in the team pursuit, also won the third stage in the Tour of Murcia this year.

2 million register for London 2012 tickets

2 million register for London 2012 tickets

26 December 2010

Two million people have registered an interest for tickets for the London 2012 Olympic Games, despite the prices being higher than initially promised, the head of the organising committee said Saturday. Paul Deighton expects a further 500,000 to sign up for information updates by the time the 6.6 million tickets for the public go on sale in March.

Swimsuit ban puts brake on world records

Swimsuit ban puts brake on world records

23 December 2010

Sanity returned to international swimming in 2010. And if that made for fewer fireworks, there was plenty of spark to be found in the pool from the likes of emerging American star Ryan Lochte and a resurgent China.

Floodlights go on in snowbound London

Floodlights go on in snowbound London

21 December 2010

The floodlights were switched on for the first time in the snow-covered 2012 London Olympics stadium on Monday -- although the bulbs on the triangular pylons took time to warm up in the freezing weather.

Silver lining for Jones in Dubai

Silver lining for Jones in Dubai

19 December 2010

Olympic champion Leisel Jones has won Australia’s sixth silver medal and eighth overall on night four of competition at the 2010 FINA World Championships in Dubai. For the second time this year, Jones raced the USA’s Rebecca Soni in a major 100m breaststroke final, and for the second time in 2010 the 25-year-old champion had to settle for silver.

Gold medallist Ropati-Frost returns to Pac Games Village

2015 Pacific Games

Did you know?

Colin Coates (Speed Skating) has attended 6 Winter Games: 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988.