Sally Pearson is hopeful of finding some speed and favourable conditions in Sydney on Saturday night as she continues her pursuit of the Australian record books. After a bright start to her domestic season in Brisbane in February, the Beijing Olympic 100m hurdles silver medallist has failed to find top form since, although she has remained undefeated.
After claiming Australia's first Asian Cup title in 2010, Australia's women's football team are in superb form looking towards this year's World Cup and ultimately the 2012 London Olympic Games.Gathered at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) for a training camp
Ian Thorpe's mentor Leigh Nugent said he has no doubt controversial coach Gennadi Touretski is the right person to steer the five-time Olympic champion to next year's London Games. Thorpe finalised his coaching set-up on Wednesday, 500 days out from the Olympics, revealing he is training with the
With just 500 days remaining until the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, organisers have unveiled a huge countdown clock in London’s iconic Trafalgar Square. The launch of the clock signifies a key moment in the build-up to the Olympic Games, reminding everyone that it is now a matter of days until the UK capital gets set to host the world’s best athletes.
With 500 days until the London Olympic Games, one of Australia’s most successful athletes and dual Olympian Jana Rawlinson (nee Pittman) is less than three weeks away from making her return to competition. It will be the first time Rawlinson has competed in Australia since winning the 400m hurdles at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.
Three Olympians walked away from the sand with medals at the Australian Beach Volleyball Championships in Holdfast Bay, Adelaide on Sunday.Olympians Natalie Cook, Tamsin Hinchley (Barnett) and Louise Bawden were on opposite sides of the net with their three respective partner
Triple Olympic gold medallist Drew Ginn (VIC) has won the men’s pair with Joshua Dunkley Smith (VIC) at the 2011 Australian Rowing Championships to continue his successful comeback to rowing.