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Patterson soars into top-eight at debut world titles

Patterson soars into top-eight at debut world titles

30 August 2015

Eleanor Patterson is the toast of Australian athletics, after placing eighth in the women’s high jump at the IAAF World Championships.

Tallent wins silver to confirm his status as one of the best ever

Tallent wins silver to confirm his status as one of the best ever

29 August 2015

Jared Tallent has lived up to his status as one of the best ever, winning silverin the men’s 50km walk at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China.

Injured shoulder grounds Mickle at worlds

Injured shoulder grounds Mickle at worlds

29 August 2015

Battling a serious shoulder injury, Kim Mickle was unable to find the "miracle" throw needed to advance from the qualifying round at the World Athletics Championships.

Australia dominate the OCBC Oceania Confederation Boxing Championships semi-finals

Australia dominate the OCBC Oceania Confederation Boxing Championships semi-finals

29 August 2015

The OCBC Oceania Confederation Boxing Championships continued with the semi-finals in Canberra, Australia, where the athletes are also fighting for quota places to the Doha 2015 AIBA World Boxing Championships.

Starc soars to personal best and a start in final

Starc soars to personal best and a start in final

28 August 2015

Soaring to a new personal best, Brandon Starc has marched his way into the men’s high jump final at the IAAF World Championships.

Stilnox ban introduced early for Rio athletes

Stilnox ban introduced early for Rio athletes

28 August 2015

The Australian Olympic Committee’s ban on certain hypnotic medications, including stilnox, remains in place for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio and will come into effect earlier.

High hopes for Hoole as Rio qualifiers draw closer

High hopes for Hoole as Rio qualifiers draw closer

28 August 2015

They may have one of the toughest routes to the Olympic Games but Australia’s men’s football team are not shying away from the task at hand.

Ropati-Frost creates weightlifting history

Ropati-Frost creates weightlifting history

28 August 2015

Weightlifter Erika Ropati Frost has created history by becoming the first Australian woman to lift double her body weight.

Lai out to impress at nationals

Lai out to impress at nationals

28 August 2015

Weightlifter Jessica Lai will be out to impress at nationals in Melbourne.

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.