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Boxing welcomes recognition of Indigenous Olympians

Boxing welcomes recognition of Indigenous Olympians

13 May 2015

Boxing Australia has welcomed the decision by the AOC to recognise the nation’s first people in its Constitution.

Rugby Seven's path to Rio

Rugby Seven's path to Rio

13 May 2015

With the 31st Summer Olympic Games in Rio sitting just 15 months away, the first steps of qualification for Rugby Sevens’ debut are underway.

Successful Southern bolsters Aussie Stingers world assault

Successful Southern bolsters Aussie Stingers world assault

12 May 2015

After winning two major water polo tournaments in two continents over the past fortnight, Ashleigh Southern will now turn her sights to the 2015 FINA World League Super Final.

Matildas squad for FIFA Women's World Cup named

Matildas squad for FIFA Women's World Cup named

12 May 2015

Matildas Head Coach Alen Stajcic has named the 23-player squad for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015™ Canada which will be held from 6 June to 5 July.

Preparation is everything for Aussie teams in Switzerland

Preparation is everything for Aussie teams in Switzerland

12 May 2015

Beach volleyball pair Damien Schumann and Josh Court will aim to make it past qualifying at the Lucerne Open in Switzerland,

 Seven secures World Swimming Championships

Seven secures World Swimming Championships

12 May 2015

The Seven Network has announced a new long-term partnership with FINA to be the home for the World Swimming Championships for 2015 and 2017.

Weekend wrap - Monday 11 May

Weekend wrap - Monday 11 May

11 May 2015

Catch up on all the news from the weekend, including a huge AOC Annual General Meeting, athletics grand prix, Rugby 7s action in Glasgow and the BMX World Cup second round.

Four Aussies among top 20 at Badminton

Four Aussies among top 20 at Badminton

11 May 2015

Four Australians have finished in the top 20 at the 2015 Badminton Horse Trials

Harradine books spot for World Championships

Harradine books spot for World Championships

11 May 2015

Discus thrower Benn Harradine booked his spot in the Australian squad for August's world athletics championships with an impressive season-opening effort in Germany.

Pearson opens international season with a win

Pearson opens international season with a win

11 May 2015

Sally Pearson surged to victory in the women’s 100m hurdles to open her 2015 international athletics season at the IAAF Grand Prix meet in Japan.

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Indigenous Recognition at AOC 2015 AGM

Did you know?

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).