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Aussie women finish fourth

Aussie women finish fourth

4 February 2017

The Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team has finished in fourth at the HSBC Sydney 7s after falling in the Semi Finals to arch rivals Canada and New Zealand in the Third Placed Playoff.

Aussie women soar through to Sydney 7s Quarter Finals

Aussie women soar through to Sydney 7s Quarter Finals

4 February 2017

The Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team have qualified for the Quarter Finals with three wins from three at the HSBC Sydney 7s on Friday. The tournament is the first-time Australia’s Golden Girls have played at a World Rugby Series event on home soil.

Aussie men's side announced for Sydney Sevens

Aussie men's side announced for Sydney Sevens

2 February 2017

Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens coach Andy Friend has named three debutants in his team ahead of this weekend’s World Series event in Sydney.

Swim trials moved closer to Games

Swim trials moved closer to Games

2 February 2017

Australia's swimming selection trials will be staged much closer to the Olympics and world championships in the future.

LaCaze and Gregson partner up to lead Team Australia

LaCaze and Gregson partner up to lead Team Australia

1 February 2017

Australian middle distance pair Genevieve LaCaze and Ryan Gregson will extend their partnership onto the track as co-captains of Team Australia for Nitro Athletics Melbourne.

No half measures for Burnett as she returns to canoe action

No half measures for Burnett as she returns to canoe action

1 February 2017

Athletes spend years preparing for an Olympic Games, so once the event is over, many of them can’t wait to put their feet up and smell the roses for a bit.

Brennan sweeps 2016 Rower of the Year Awards

Brennan sweeps 2016 Rower of the Year Awards

1 February 2017

Australia’s golden girl, Kim Brennan AM, has proven she is Rowing’s Number One at the 2016 Rower of the Year Awards.

10 sporting highlights from January 2017

10 sporting highlights from January 2017

31 January 2017

2017 started with a bang! Winter athletes competing in the Northern Hemisphere recorded some of the best Australian results in history. While on home soil, Olympians added National Championship titles to their resume and crowds flocked to some of the biggest sporting events of the year.

Fox claims C1 title and impressive Oceania double

Fox claims C1 title and impressive Oceania double

31 January 2017

Two-time Olympian Jess Fox has led an Australian domination of the women’s C1 final at the Oceania Championships in Auckland, with the 22-year-old taking the title by an incredible 13 seconds.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.