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Kookaburras defeat India for 15th Champions Trophy

Kookaburras defeat India for 15th Champions Trophy

2 July 2018

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.

Even with loss to Poland, Volleyroos gain respect from VNL

Even with loss to Poland, Volleyroos gain respect from VNL

25 June 2018

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.

Aussie sailing team wins gold and silver at Kiel Week

Aussie sailing team wins gold and silver at Kiel Week

25 June 2018

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.

Australia brings home four medals from Rowing World Cup II

Australia brings home four medals from Rowing World Cup II

25 June 2018

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.

Jessica Fox wins double gold at Canoe Slalom World Cup

Jessica Fox wins double gold at Canoe Slalom World Cup

25 June 2018

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).

Men's Foil Team makes history, wins bronze at Asian Zone Championships

Men's Foil Team makes history, wins bronze at Asian Zone Championships

21 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.

Olympic legend Mary Hanna receives Gold Badge of Honour

Olympic legend Mary Hanna receives Gold Badge of Honour

19 June 2018

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.

Rio Olympian Ryan Bailie ranks sixth in World Triathlon Series

Rio Olympian Ryan Bailie ranks sixth in World Triathlon Series

19 June 2018

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.

Australian Volleyroos sweep weekend's Nations League matches

Australian Volleyroos sweep weekend's Nations League matches

19 June 2018

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.

Hockey Australia reflect on strong Olympic record

Hockey Australia reflect on strong Olympic record

19 June 2018

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.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).

Did you know?

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.