The Australian women’s water polo team has thumped South Africa 19-1 in their second group stage game at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
Despite no James Magnussen, Australian head coach Jacco Verhaeren is backing his team to improve on their impressive 2013 world titles medal haul at this month's championships in Russia.
The Australian men’s water polo team has courageously battled back from a two goal deficit with a quarter to play to hit the lead then ultimately draw 5-5 with European heavyweights Montenegro in their second group stage match at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
Watching pool-side as a TV commentator, Grant Hackett admits he saw a "fragmented" Australian swimming team ahead of their ill-fated London Olympic campaign.
Australia's archery team is eying another possible Rio qualifier with Queenslander Semra Lingard racing through the individual competition at the world championships in Copenhagen.
Australia’s leading ITU triathletes will converge on the Olympic city of Rio de Janeiro this weekend, chasing the first opportunity to qualify for next year’s Games.
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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.