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Slingsby wins World Cup bronze

Slingsby wins World Cup bronze

2 May 2011

Beijing Olympian Tom Slingsby has won Bronze in the Laser class at the fourth round of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in France.

Gentle reminder in memory of Luke Harrop

Gentle reminder in memory of Luke Harrop

2 May 2011

Junior World Champion Ashleigh Gentle showed why she will be a force to be reckoned with over the next 15 months after taking out a convincing win at the Gold Coast Tri – Luke Harrop Memorial.

Willoughby and Buchanan crowned National BMX Champions

Willoughby and Buchanan crowned National BMX Champions

1 May 2011

London Olympic hopefuls Sam Willoughby and Caroline Buchanan have produced world class performances at the 2011 BMX Australia National Championships

Triathlon Australia backs Olympic teams bid

Triathlon Australia backs Olympic teams bid

29 April 2011

Triathlon Australia and AIS National Head Coach Shaun Stephens has today welcomed the International Triathlon Union’s inclusion of the World Sprint and Teams Championships onto this year’s ITU World Championship Series.

20 million tickets requested

20 million tickets requested

28 April 2011

Applicants requested more than 20 million tickets for the 2012 London Olympics, organisers said on Wednesday after the six-week sales window closed.

Jackson's deal to focus on Olympic gold

Jackson's deal to focus on Olympic gold

27 April 2011

Basketball superstar Lauren Jackson is to skip the first half of the 2012 WNBA season to focus on Australia's Olympic gold medal bid.

Sailing into French finals

Sailing into French finals

27 April 2011

The Australian Sailing Team’s Laser and 470 men’s crews have consolidated their positions at the front of their fleets on day three of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France.

Olyroos to play Japan

Olyroos to play Japan

27 April 2011

Football Federation Australia today announced that the U-23 Australian Olyroos will travel to Japan next month to play a friendly match against the Japanese U-23 National team at the Tohoku Denryoku Bigswan Stadium, Niigata on Wednesday 1 June 2011.

Olympic Champions reunited for Australia

Olympic Champions reunited for Australia

27 April 2011

Almost three years on from their Olympic gold medal in the men’s double scull in Beijing, David Crawshay (VIC) and Scott Brennan (TAS) have been reunited after the Australian Rowing Team was named at the conclusion of the 2011 National Selection Trials in Sydney.

New look Kookaburras return to the pitch

New look Kookaburras return to the pitch

20 April 2011

The Kookaburras are set to play their first match since their all conquering year of 2010 when they compete at the 2011 Azlan Shah Cup, however their squad is almost unrecognisable from that which won gold at the Commonwealth Games six months ago.

Sydney kicks off Welcome Home celebrations

Olympians visit Melbourne Starlight Room

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.