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Young track stars better for World Cup experience

Young track stars better for World Cup experience

14 November 2016

A youthful seven-rider Australia team wrapped up round two of the 2016/17 Track World Cup series in Apeldoorn on Sunday gaining crucial experience on the world stage.

Caslick wins World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Year

Caslick wins World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Year

14 November 2016

Charlotte Caslick is going to need a bigger trophy cabinet.

Aussie women win Oceania Sevens

Aussie women win Oceania Sevens

13 November 2016

The Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team has won the 2016 Oceania 7s Women’s Championship in Fiji on Saturday, defeating the hosts in the Final 31-0. The Aussie 7s Men’s team finished the men’s Cup in third position defeating Papua New Guinea 25-5.

Melbourne 1956 makes history as equestrian events take place in Sweden

Melbourne 1956 makes history as equestrian events take place in Sweden

12 November 2016

In breach of the Olympic Charter and for the first and only time in history, except for a slight exception in 1920, the 1956 Olympics Games were held in two countries.

On this day: Melbourne Olympic torch ignites Australia

On this day: Melbourne Olympic torch ignites Australia

9 November 2016

Sixty-years ago this week the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games were just weeks away and a tradition that began at the Berlin 1936 Games was underway as the Olympic flame arrived in northern Australia.

Australia claim historic silver at U23 World Cup

Australia claim historic silver at U23 World Cup

8 November 2016

Australia has claimed the silver medal at the WBSC U23 World Cup and a number of all-important WBSC World Ranking Points after falling to Japan 10-3 in the World Championship Game

Three time Olympian Fergus Kavanagh set to retire

Three time Olympian Fergus Kavanagh set to retire

8 November 2016

Three time Olympian, Fergus Kavanagh has announced his retirement from the men's national hockey team.

Kenny and Kavanagh take home big awards

Kenny and Kavanagh take home big awards

8 November 2016

The Hockey Australia annual athlete awards took place in Perth on Monday evening, with Jodie Kenny and Fergus Kavanagh crowned the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras Players of the Year.

Triple Olympian Madonna Blyth retires

Triple Olympian Madonna Blyth retires

7 November 2016

Triple Olympian Madonna Blyth has made the decision to retire following a stellar career which saw her play 342 games for the women’s national hockey team.

Gold medallists scoop the pool at Swimming Gala

Gold medallists scoop the pool at Swimming Gala

7 November 2016

Olympic champions Kyle Chalmers and Mack Horton, Open water swimmers Chelsea Gubecka and Jarrod Poort were the big winners at the Swimming Australia’s Gala Dinner in Brisbane .

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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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.