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Channel 7's Inside Volleyball to air in December

Channel 7's Inside Volleyball to air in December

25 November 2016

The incredible growth of beach and indoor volleyball Australia is set to be rewarded with confirmation this week of a new weekly television show on the Seven Network.

Aussies defeat NZ on day two of IFOH

Aussies defeat NZ on day two of IFOH

25 November 2016

The Australian men's hockey team defeated the Black Sticks on day two of the International Festival of Hockey with a golden double from Kieran Govers and a goal from Aaron Kleinschmidt.

Aussie men win first game at IFOH

Aussie men win first game at IFOH

24 November 2016

The International Festival of Hockey kicked in Melbourne on Wednesday with both the men and women taking on India. The Aussie men claimed a 3-2 victory while the women suffered a 1-0 defeat.

Melbourne 1956: Olympic basketball debut for Australia

Melbourne 1956: Olympic basketball debut for Australia

24 November 2016

On day three of the Games Australian men’s basketball made its Olympic debut, while rower, Merv Wood, competing in his four consecutive Games progressed to the final giving him a shot at a third Olympic medal.

IOC sanctions 12 athletes for failing anti-doping test at London 2012

IOC sanctions 12 athletes for failing anti-doping test at London 2012

22 November 2016

Russia's Yuliya Zaripova has been stripped of the gold medal she won in the women's 3,000 metres steeplechase at the 2012 London Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics: The Games are opened

Melbourne 1956 Olympics: The Games are opened

22 November 2016

60 years ago today the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games were officially opened, with Ron Clarke bearing the torch for Team Australia.

Olympians inspire students on historic day

Olympians inspire students on historic day

21 November 2016

Olympic medallists and Australian sporting heroes are touring Victoria this week to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games.

Aussies claim Trans-Tasman Trophy

Aussies claim Trans-Tasman Trophy

21 November 2016

Australia has taken out the inaugural Trans-Tasman Trophy, despite suffering a double defeat by the Black Sticks on the final day of competition.

Olympians recognised at 2016 Oppy Awards

Olympians recognised at 2016 Oppy Awards

21 November 2016

Numerous Rio Olympians claimed awards at the 2016 Oppy Cycling Awards in Melbourne on Friday night.

Rio athletes receive over a million dollars in AOC funding

Rio athletes receive over a million dollars in AOC funding

18 November 2016

Australian athletes who won medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will receive over a million dollars in funding from the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.