In a match that was too close to be decided in regular time, Australia has successfully secured their 15th Champions Trophy, defeating India 3-2 in shootouts on Monday morning in Breda, Netherlands.
Australia's Volleyroos may have been defeated 3-0 (25-16, 26-24, 25-23) by world champions Poland in their final Volleyball Nations League match at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena, but they won a whole lot of respect.
Sound preparation and focus under pressure proved the decisive factors in Australia’s World Champion 470 crew, Mat Belcher and Will Ryan, capturing a hard-earned gold medal, as the Kiel Week regatta in Germany wound up overnight.
The Australian Rowing Team wrapped up its World Rowing Cup 2 campaign on Sunday with two gold medals and two bronze medals. Australia’s Men’s and Women’s Fours both won gold medals, while the Women’s Quadruple Scull and the Women’s Eight both won bronze medals at the event in Linz, Austria.
Paddle Australia’s Jessica Fox brought up a winning double on the final day of the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia (22 – 24 June 2018).
The Australian Men's Foil Team won a bronze medal at the Asian Zone Championships yesterday, the first time an Australian team has reached the podium at this level.
Australian Equestrian-Dressage legend and five-time Olympian Mary Hanna has received one of the FEI’s most prestigious accolades – the Gold Badge of Honour.
It was a case of survival of the fittest in yesterday’s energy-sapping World Triathlon Series Leeds round with Australia’s Rio Olympian, "Mr. Consistent" Ryan Bailie, the best of the Aussies, moving up the ITU WTS World Rankings to sixth after his 10th place finish.
In an historic sporting moment the Australian Volleyroos have defeated world volleyball heavyweights and Olympic Silver Medallists Italy 3-1 (27-25, 18-25, 25-19, 25-23) to complete a clean sweep of their three Volleyball Nations League matches this weekend.
Australia has a remarkable history in Hockey at the Olympic Games, with the Hockeyroos considered the nation’s most successful Olympic team and the Kookaburras more often than not on the dais.
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American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).
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Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.