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Kenny and Kavanagh take home big awards

Kenny and Kavanagh take home big awards

8 November 2016

The Hockey Australia annual athlete awards took place in Perth on Monday evening, with Jodie Kenny and Fergus Kavanagh crowned the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras Players of the Year.

Triple Olympian Madonna Blyth retires

Triple Olympian Madonna Blyth retires

7 November 2016

Triple Olympian Madonna Blyth has made the decision to retire following a stellar career which saw her play 342 games for the women’s national hockey team.

Gold medallists scoop the pool at Swimming Gala

Gold medallists scoop the pool at Swimming Gala

7 November 2016

Olympic champions Kyle Chalmers and Mack Horton, Open water swimmers Chelsea Gubecka and Jarrod Poort were the big winners at the Swimming Australia’s Gala Dinner in Brisbane .

Sevens squads named for Oceania Sevens

Sevens squads named for Oceania Sevens

7 November 2016

Qantas Australian Women’s Head Coach Tim Walsh has chosen a mix of youth and Gold medal experience for the Oceania Sevens Championship, while Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens Head Coach Andy Friend is throwing open opportunities for young players to vie for selection in his final 2016/17 squad.

Dual Olympian Teneal Attard announces retirement

Dual Olympian Teneal Attard announces retirement

4 November 2016

Dual Olympian Teneal Attard has announced her retirement from the Australian Women’s hockey team after achieving 221 caps over a 12 year international career in the sport.

Chalmers has eye on 200m freestyle

Chalmers has eye on 200m freestyle

2 November 2016

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers has the 200m freestyle in his sights.

Brennan wins US regatta

Brennan wins US regatta

1 November 2016

Australia's Olympic rowing champion Kim Brennan has had one of the biggest paydays of her career, pocketing $10,000 in a prestigious American regatta.

Triple Olympian Coutts bids farewell to swimming

Triple Olympian Coutts bids farewell to swimming

1 November 2016

Five-time Olympic medallist Alicia Coutts has bid farewell to the sport of swimming after wrapping up her racing career at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Olympic gold in sight for next generation of Aussie surf stars

Olympic gold in sight for next generation of Aussie surf stars

1 November 2016

Tyler Wright may be top of the world right now, but a talented crop of young surfers with big aspirations is emerging and they are set to go head to head next week in the Sydney International Women’s Pro.

Dual Olympian Kelly wins Commonwealth Championships gold

Dual Olympian Kelly wins Commonwealth Championships gold

31 October 2016

Australian super-heavyweight Damon Kelly has won gold at the 2016 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Penang, with Australia also picking up another silver medal through Kaitlyn Fassina on the final day of competition.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.