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Bronze double for Australia as McKeon sets medal record in Budapest

Bronze double for Australia as McKeon sets medal record in Budapest

31 July 2017

The 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest has wrapped up with the Australian Dolphins Swim Team adding two bronze medals to their tally through distance swimmer Mack Horton and the women’s 4x100m medley relay team to leave Hungary with ten medals; one gold, five silver and four bronze.

Bull adds silver to her World Championship canoe gold

Bull adds silver to her World Championship canoe gold

31 July 2017

Australia’s Alyssa Bull has added a silver medal to the gold she won 24 hours earlier at the ICF Canoe Sprint U23 and Junior World Championships in Pitesti, Romania.

Jake Birtwhistle hurdles his way to World Triathlon Series silver medal in Edmonton

Jake Birtwhistle hurdles his way to World Triathlon Series silver medal in Edmonton

31 July 2017

Tasmania’s Commonwealth Games triathlon hope Jake Birtwhistle has literally hurdled his way to a stirring silver medal at the World Triathlon Series round in Edmonton after miscalculating the number of run laps.

Silver Buchanan pipped at the post at BMX Worlds

Silver Buchanan pipped at the post at BMX Worlds

30 July 2017

In what was an absolutely thrilling finish to the 2017 UCI BMX World Championships in Rock Hill, Team Australia saw four of our elite riders make it to the championship finals.

Gold for Australia as Seebohm successfully defends World title

Gold for Australia as Seebohm successfully defends World title

30 July 2017

Swimming at her sixth successive FINA World Championships Australia’s backstroke queen Emily Seebohm exceeded all expectations as she stormed home in the last lap of the women’s 200m backstroke to overpower and out-touch hometown hero, Katinka Hosszu and retain her world title from 2015.

Australia's Bull is sprint canoe U23 World Champion

Australia's Bull is sprint canoe U23 World Champion

30 July 2017

Australia’s Alyssa Bull has mastered a strong headwind to win the women’s U23 K1 1000 Canoe Sprint world title in Pitesti, Romania.

Seebohm back to her best in sizzling semi-final swim

Seebohm back to her best in sizzling semi-final swim

29 July 2017

Defending world champion Emily Seebohm has set a sizzling time in the women’s 200m backstroke semi-finals on night six at the Duna Arena, to move through as the fastest qualifier for tonight’s final in 2:05.81 - exactly the same time that won her the title in 2015.

Aussies lining up in 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 European Championships

Aussies lining up in 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 European Championships

28 July 2017

Racing at the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra Europeans begins on Sunday night (AEST) in Kiel, Germany with a strong fleet of Aussies taking to the water to compete against some of the world’s best across all classes.

Brave rookie Titmus anchors 4x200m relay to bronze

Brave rookie Titmus anchors 4x200m relay to bronze

28 July 2017

Australia’s rich history in international relays continued last night as the women’s 4x200m freestyle team demonstrated true grit when the quartet of Madison Wilson, Emma McKeon, Kotuku Ngawati and Ariarne Titmus combined to bag the bronze medal in sensational style.

Opals qualify for 2018 World Cup

Opals qualify for 2018 World Cup

28 July 2017

The Australian Opals have had a successful day at the FIBA Asia Women's Cup, defeating North Korea in the Quarter-Final 81-48 to advance to the Semi-Finals as well as qualify for next year's FIBA World Cup.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.

Did you know?

Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).