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Top AIS awards for Chalmers and Brennan

Top AIS awards for Chalmers and Brennan

15 December 2016

Teenage swimming sensation Kyle Chalmers collected two major honours at the AIS Sport Performance Awards in Sydney tonight, while the Australian public connected with two more fairy tale sporting stories of 2016.

An Olympic Christmas: part 1

An Olympic Christmas: part 1

14 December 2016

While our Australian Olympians have unique sporting careers, they are looking forward to spending time with family and friends, and indulging in Christmas pudding just as much as everyone else.

Aussies bring home 11 medals from World Short Course

Aussies bring home 11 medals from World Short Course

12 December 2016

The Australian Swim Team has kick started its four-year build up to Tokyo 2020 with an 11 medal haul - including two gold at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships (25m) in Windsor, Canada.

On this day - Shane Gould owns the record book

On this day - Shane Gould owns the record book

12 December 2016

On this day 45 years ago, Shane Gould MBE broke the world record for the 1500m freestyle.

More Aussies medal at SWC Melbourne

More Aussies medal at SWC Melbourne

12 December 2016

Australians have won gold in two classes, and two silvers on the final day of SWC Melbourne 2016, the final event on the World Cup circuit for 2016.

Wood and Reynolds complete clean sweep of Grand Prix titles

Wood and Reynolds complete clean sweep of Grand Prix titles

12 December 2016

2016 Rio Olympian Jordan Wood and Paralympic silver medallist Amanda Reynolds have completed incredible clean sweeps of individual medals at the opening Australian Canoeing Grand Prix in Adelaide.

Aussie Sevens stumble in Cape Town

Aussie Sevens stumble in Cape Town

12 December 2016

The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens team have had a disappointing day at the Cape Town Sevens, losing to Argentina in the Challenge Trophy Semi Final on day two.

Strong winds continue in Melbourne for SWC Melbourne

Strong winds continue in Melbourne for SWC Melbourne

10 December 2016

Day four of racing at Sailing World Cup Melbourne got away under strong conditions, with breezes around 20 knots experienced across Port Phillip Bay.

Five golden rides at Oceania Championships

Five golden rides at Oceania Championships

10 December 2016

Australia claimed five of seven gold on offer on the penultimate day of the 2017 Oceania Track Championships at Melbourne's DISC Velodrome.

Elmslie's break through golden performance

Elmslie's break through golden performance

10 December 2016

Brisbane’s two-time Olympic relay gold medallist Brittany Elmslie led a breakthrough day for the Australian Dolphins at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships (25m) in a snow-blown Windsor, Canada yesterday.

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

Did you know?

Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.