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Birtwhistle claims under 23 world title

Birtwhistle claims under 23 world title

18 September 2015

Tasmania’s Jake Birtwhistle has become only the third Australian male in history, overcoming a grade one hamstring tear, to win the coveted ITU Under 23 world triathlon championship in Chicago.

Aussies chase podiums in Chicago

Aussies chase podiums in Chicago

18 September 2015

Australia’s elite triathletes will put it all on the line in Chicago this weekend when the world comes together for the ITU World Triathlon Series grand final.

Day flies high again

Day flies high again

18 September 2015

Jason Day has put a downpayment on the lucrative FedEx Cup, carving apart Conway Farms to lead the BMW Championship in Chicago.

Worth's strong form continues in Rio

Worth's strong form continues in Rio

18 September 2015

2012 London Olympian Taylor Worth has shown a liking for next year’s Olympic archery venue, with a strong performance at a pre-Games test event.

Rio dawn not so daunting for swimmers

Rio dawn not so daunting for swimmers

18 September 2015

The Australian Swim Team gathered in Canberra this week for the Rio Protocol Camp that included a unique combination of midnight racing and enforced sleep-ins

Aussies on target at Rio test event

Aussies on target at Rio test event

17 September 2015

London 2012 Olympian Taylor Worth was Australia's highest ranked archer after the qualification rounds at the Rio 2016 test event.

Fox advances to World Championships K1 semis

Fox advances to World Championships K1 semis

17 September 2015

Jessica Fox has advanced to the women’s K1 semifinals on Saturday following the first day of racing at the ICF slalom World Championships in London.

Fast racing despite new Rio body clock

Fast racing despite new Rio body clock

17 September 2015

Australian swimmers relishing late night competition simulation with the bonus of some very fast times at the Rio protocol camp

Five cities in the running to host 2024 Summer Olympics

Five cities in the running to host 2024 Summer Olympics

16 September 2015

The International Olympic Committee has announced a very strong field of candidates for the Olympic Games 2024.

Aussies in search of Rio quotas at World Championships

Aussies in search of Rio quotas at World Championships

16 September 2015

Nine of Australia’s best canoe slalom paddlers will race for Olympic quotas at the ICF World Championships in London, starting on Wednesday.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.

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Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.