Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Kylie Palmer has obliterated the Australian record in the women’s 200m freestyle final in the race of the night at the 2011 Telstra Australian Swimming Championships in Sydney.
The Australian Sailing Team is preparing to take on the world’s top sailors at the first European round of the ISAF Sailing World Cup for 2011 with racing set to get underway in Palma, Spain, on Monday.
The Organising Committee for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games is confidently looking ahead to hosting a string of test events now that the final touches are being put on a number of Olympic venues throughout the city, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission reported today.
The Hockeyroos have come close to pulling off an impressive comeback against reigning world champions Argentina, coming back from 3-0 down to fall short at 3-2 tonight in Canberra in game 1 of the 4 test series.
Australia’s best swimmers will converge on the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic centre this Friday for the 2011 Telstra Australian Swimming Championships incorporating selection trials for the 14th FINA World Championships to be held in Shanghai in July.
Athletes vying for division championships will learn their fate in the next two days as Australia’s best track and field stars descend on Perth for the Australian Athletics Tour Final on Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1.