Australia's Emma Moffatt has taken the lead in the triathlon world championship standings after being pipped in another desperately close finish in Hamburg, Germany.Runner-up Moffatt was recorded with the same time of 1hr53m.53s as winner Lisa Norden of Sweden after they fought out the closing metres.
Australian sailing's Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page have won the 470 world championship in The Netherlands, leading the regatta from start to finish to win gold by 21 points.Belcher and Page headed into the medal race with an unbeatable 20-point lead but didn't take their foot off the accelerator finishing second and confirming
It is almost four years since Lauren Jackson and the Opals broke through for their first major international gold medal at the 2006 women's basketball world championships in Brazil.
World indoor long jump champion Fabrice Lapierre has continued his impressive start to the year with his second successive podium finish on the IAAF Diamond League tour in Rome.Following his win in the first of seven men's long jump events on the all-new Diamond League calendar in Shanghai last month, the 26-year-old Australian leapt 8.11m to place third in Rome.
Australia’s most decorated rower, James Tomkins, was today awarded the highest individual honour in international rowing, the Thomas Keller Medal.
Australia's women lightweight double scull crew of Hannah Every-Hall (QLD) and Alice McNamara (VIC) has surged to gold in World Rowing Cup 3 in Lucerne, Switzerland.
Women's gymnastics head coach Peggy Liddick admits her task to select Australia's five-member Commonwealth Games team has been made "ten-fold" harder due to a spate of untimely injuries.
Australian world champions Steve Hooker and Dani Samuels had to settle for second and third respectively at the athletics Diamond League meeting in Lausanne.