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Fox claims C1 title and impressive Oceania double

Fox claims C1 title and impressive Oceania double

31 January 2017

Two-time Olympian Jess Fox has led an Australian domination of the women’s C1 final at the Oceania Championships in Auckland, with the 22-year-old taking the title by an incredible 13 seconds.

Aussies finish 10th at Wellington Sevens

Aussies finish 10th at Wellington Sevens

29 January 2017

The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens team has finished the Wellington Sevens in 10th position with two wins out of a possible three on day two of competition.

 Australia outclassed by experience in Wellington Sevens

 Australia outclassed by experience in Wellington Sevens

29 January 2017

The young Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens team have fallen to Sevens powerhouses Fiji and South Africa on Day One of the Wellington Sevens but finished the day on a winning note with victory over Japan.

Poort and Gubecka crowned National Champions

Poort and Gubecka crowned National Champions

27 January 2017

The opening day of the 2017 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships has seen a pair of siblings take the next steps towards world championship selection with Chelsea Gubecka and her sister Chloe, as well as Jack Brazier and his sister Mackenzie all finishing inside the top four in the men’s and women’s open 10km event.

Women's team announced for Sydney 7s

Women's team announced for Sydney 7s

25 January 2017

Olympic Gold Medalists Ellia Green and Evania Pelite have been named in the Qantas Australian Women’s Team to run out at Allianz Stadium in Sydney on Friday February 3 for the inaugural women's leg of the HSBC Sydney 7s.

Two debutants named for Wellington Sevens

Two debutants named for Wellington Sevens

24 January 2017

Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens coach Andy Friend has named two new faces for this weekend’s World Series event in Wellington (28-29 January).

Porte prevails to take home TDU trophy

Porte prevails to take home TDU trophy

23 January 2017

He’s been second twice but yesterday Richie Porte finally took home the trophy, winning the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under by an impressive margin.

Aussie softballers on show for Down Under Series

Aussie softballers on show for Down Under Series

20 January 2017

Australian selectors have chosen two women’s teams to tackle high-quality international competition at the Down Under Series in Sydney next month.

Baseball Australia climbs into the world’s top 10

Baseball Australia climbs into the world’s top 10

20 January 2017

Australia has catapulted into the top 10 of the WBSC World Rankings for the first time since 2012.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.

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Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).