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Moffatt pipped but takes series lead

Moffatt pipped but takes series lead

19 July 2010

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.

Belcher, Page sailing 470 World Champions

Belcher, Page sailing 470 World Champions

19 July 2010

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

DQ costs Gorman a world podium finish

DQ costs Gorman a world podium finish

18 July 2010

Australian Melissa Gorman copped a shattering disqualification which cost her a podium finish at the world open water swimming championships.

Opals hoping for more lustrous gold

Opals hoping for more lustrous gold

16 July 2010

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.

Lapierre produces another Diamond jump

Lapierre produces another Diamond jump

11 July 2010

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.

Tomkins receives highest international honour

Tomkins receives highest international honour

11 July 2010

Australia’s most decorated rower, James Tomkins, was today awarded the highest individual honour in international rowing, the Thomas Keller Medal.

Golden day for Australian rowers

Golden day for Australian rowers

11 July 2010

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.

Injury-curse hits Australian gymnasts

Injury-curse hits Australian gymnasts

11 July 2010

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.

Hooker and Samuels medal in Lausanne

Hooker and Samuels medal in Lausanne

9 July 2010

Australian world champions Steve Hooker and Dani Samuels had to settle for second and third respectively at the athletics Diamond League meeting in Lausanne.

Balogh to appeal Delhi omission

Balogh to appeal Delhi omission

8 July 2010

Olympic gold medal winner Suzy Balogh says she will appeal after being omitted from Australia's Commonwealth Games shooting squad.

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Indigenous Recognition at AOC 2015 AGM

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Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.