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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.

Hooker to lead team to Worlds

Hooker to lead team to Worlds

18 April 2011

An initial team of 24 for the 13th World Athletics Championships has this morning been announced by Athletics Australia, with team captain and reigning world champion Steve Hooker set to lead the green and gold charge when competition commences on Saturday, August 27.

Big wins for Watt and Solomon

Big wins for Watt and Solomon

18 April 2011

Steve Solomon gave an exciting glimpse of the future in the 400m.

Pearson and Lewis edge closer to history

Pearson and Lewis edge closer to history

17 April 2011

Olympic silver medallist Sally Pearson and three-time Commonwealth champion Tamsyn Lewis are one step closer to creating history after both won gold at the Australian Athletics Championships & Selection Trials on Saturday.

Pearson chasing rare treble

Pearson chasing rare treble

16 April 2011

The prospect of becoming the first person in more than 40 years to win three Australian track and field titles at the same meet has Sally Pearson all fired up.

Brennan hopes London dream becomes reality

Brennan hopes London dream becomes reality

15 April 2011

Olympic rowing champion Scott Brennan had a dream - a powerful and vivid vision of him winning gold again in London.

Athletics Olympic Trials moved forward

Athletics Olympic Trials moved forward

15 April 2011

For the first time since the 2000 Sydney Olympics, the Australian track and field selection trials will be held separately from the national championships next year.

Ginn sidelined from selection trials

Ginn sidelined from selection trials

14 April 2011

Triple Olympic gold medallist Drew Ginn has been sidelined from competing at the 2011 Rowing Australia National Selection Trials that commence tomorrow (Friday 15 April) at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith.

Triathlon selection announcement

2016 Triathlon Team announced

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).