Beijing Olympians Ky Hurst and Melissa Gorman have taken their first important steps in Olympic qualification by winning today’s men’s and women’s 10km, at the 2011 Australian Open Water Championships, at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith.
Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of current Adelaide 36ers National Basketball League head coach Marty Clarke to the role of assistant coach of the Australian Boomers national basketball team.
Beijing Olympian Melissa Gorman will be one of 90 swimmers vying for Australian team selection this weekend at the 2011 Australian Open Water Championships
Craig Mottram is eager to take his place in the white-hot 5000m field at the Melbourne Track Classic. But having spent so much of the last three years watching from the sidelines due to a longstanding Achilles problem, he is just as keen not to unduly rush anything.
Craig Mottram will make a much-anticipated return to his favoured 5000m event on Thursday night against one of the strongest fields ever assembled in Australia. After a long injury-enforced layoff, the national record holder will be at the start-line at Olympic Park alongside the likes of 2007 world champ Bernard Lagat
Ian Thorpe says the identity of the coach who will hopefully take him through to the 2012 London Olympics is "no secret" but the champion swimmer has refused to reveal who it is.