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Weekend Wrap - 22 February 2016

Weekend Wrap - 22 February 2016

22 February 2016

Find out what your Aussie Olympic hopefuls have been up to, including rugby sevens, walking and canoe/kayak slalom championships.

Aussies defeat GB in six game series

Aussies defeat GB in six game series

22 February 2016

Georgina Morgan, Emily Smith and Grace Stewart helped the Hockeyroos to break the series deadlock 3-2 with Great Britain in the final match of the series at the Perth Hockey Stadium

Nick Kyrgios lands maiden ATP title

Nick Kyrgios lands maiden ATP title

22 February 2016

Nick Kyrgios has secured his maiden ATP title in France with a two set victory over 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic.

Australia go back-to-back with win at Sao Paulo Sevens

Australia go back-to-back with win at Sao Paulo Sevens

22 February 2016

The Australian Women’s Sevens Team has continued its perfect 2015-16 record, beating Canada 29-0 in Sao Paulo.

Race for table tennis qualification heats up

Race for table tennis qualification heats up

22 February 2016

The race for a place on the Australian team for next month’s Olympic qualifiers is set to go down to the wire at Tweed Heads.

Wrestlers book tickets to Olympic qualifiers

Wrestlers book tickets to Olympic qualifiers

22 February 2016

Two-time Olympian Sahit Prizreni and the unlucky Talgat Ilyasov are among the winners from the Australian Wrestling Championships in Melbourne

Gurr & Boyd win at Adelaide Track Classic

Gurr & Boyd win at Adelaide Track Classic

22 February 2016

James Gurr has won the men’s 800m at the Adelaide Track Classic, as Alana Boyd was victorious the women’s pole vault.

Bird-Smith and Tallent produce stunning personal bests

Bird-Smith and Tallent produce stunning personal bests

21 February 2016

Dane Bird-Smith and Rachel Tallent produced personal best performances at the Australian 20km Race Walking Championships,

Delfour's speed his saviour in penalty shoot-out

Delfour's speed his saviour in penalty shoot-out

21 February 2016

Lucien Delfour’s speed was his saviour in a thrilling head-to-head battle with Jaxon Merritt in a race-off at the Oceania Championships.

Word class diving medal for Aussies

Word class diving medal for Aussies

21 February 2016

Samantha Mills and Esther Qin have underlined their medal potential, winning a bronze in the 3-metre synchro at the Rio World Cup.

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Did you know?

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

Did you know?

Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.