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Gorman and Hurst finish first in Penrith

Gorman and Hurst finish first in Penrith

7 March 2011

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.

Sexton continues good form

Sexton continues good form

7 March 2011

Brendan Sexton aims to earn selection for London next year by upsetting the status quo in Australian Olympic-distance triathlon.

Slingsby to start afresh for London Games

Slingsby to start afresh for London Games

7 March 2011

Sailor Tom Slingsby went into the 2008 Beijing Olympics as the world's No.1, thinking he was unbeatable.

Marty Clarke appointed Australian Boomers assistant coach

Marty Clarke appointed Australian Boomers assistant coach

7 March 2011

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.

Australian distance duo step up

Australian distance duo step up

4 March 2011

Rising Australian distance running stars Jeff Riseley and Ben St Lawrence turned in world-class performances

Open Water between Gorman and London

Open Water between Gorman and London

3 March 2011

Beijing Olympian Melissa Gorman will be one of 90 swimmers vying for Australian team selection this weekend at the 2011 Australian Open Water Championships

Australia names strong team for worlds

Australia names strong team for worlds

2 March 2011

Only one reigning champion will be missing from the powerful line-up that Australia sends to the world track cycling championships in

Mottram to decide between 1500 and 5000

Mottram to decide between 1500 and 5000

1 March 2011

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.

Mottram to run the 5000m in Melbourne

Mottram to run the 5000m in Melbourne

1 March 2011

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

Thorpe leaves for Middle East

Thorpe leaves for Middle East

25 February 2011

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.

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.