Summer News

Melanie Twitt in action at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games in March 2006.

A nervous Australia sneaked past South Africa 1-0 in its opening match of the women's hockey World Cup in Madrid overnight...

In a world first, athletes will be competing for cash at the 12th FINA World Championships in Melbourne next March...

Robbie McEwen in action during the road race at Sydney 2000.

Robbie McEwen and Stuart O'Grady came agonisingly close to putting two Australians on the podium in the road race...

Russia stunned the two-time defending champion United States 75-68 in the semifinals of the women's world basketball...

Opals into semis at Worlds

21 September 2006
Lauren Jackson and the Opals celebrate defeating the USA in Canberra in April 2006.

The Australian women's basketball team, the Opals, have advanced to the semi finals of the 2006 FIBA world basketball...

Michael Blackburn and Tom Slingsby have finished one-two at the Laser World Championships in Jeju, Korea...

Italian police carried out searches of houses and gymnasiums across Italy yesterday as part of a investigation into...

Australian cycling is on the hunt for 'women with big engines' in a bid to bolster our time trial chances ahead of the Beijing...

BMX action from the 2005 World Championships in France.

Australia has been awarded the right to host the 2009 BMX World Championships by the International Cycling Union...

Lauren Jackson shoots over the top of New Zealand during the Athens 2004 quarter-final.

The Australian women’s basketball team, the Opals, will enter the quarter final stage of the 2006 FIBA women’s world basketball...