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10 highlights of February 2017

10 highlights of February 2017

28 February 2017

February 2017 was a history-making month for Australian athletes around the globe. Winter athletes cemented their place on the international stage, records were broken, medals were won and world class events debut on Australian soil.

Anna Meares Velodrome fitting host for TrackNATS battle

Anna Meares Velodrome fitting host for TrackNATS battle

28 February 2017

Brisbane’s Anna Meares Velodrome will provide the perfect setting for a battle of supremacy between Australia’s female sprinters at the 2017 Cycling Australia Track National Championships beginning on March 2.

Willett wins World Cup gold

Willett wins World Cup gold

28 February 2017

Australian James Willett has won gold in the men’s Double Trap at the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi, India.

Five big questions to be answered in March

Five big questions to be answered in March

27 February 2017

It has been a bumper start to the year for Australian athletes and whether it’s on the pitch, in the snow, or on the track, the action is not letting up. Here are five burning questions that will be answered in the month of March.

Team Australia's World Baseball Classic Tour Begins

Team Australia's World Baseball Classic Tour Begins

27 February 2017

After two days of intensive workouts and team meetings, Team Australia takes to the field for the first time today as they prepare for the 2017 World Baseball Classic.

Aussies shine bright on final night of inaugural World Cup Gymnastics Melbourne

Aussies shine bright on final night of inaugural World Cup Gymnastics Melbourne

26 February 2017

In yet another electrifying evening of world class gymnastics, athletes from eight countries went head to head at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena, on the final night of the inaugural World Cup Gymnastics event to be held in Australia.

Chinese gymnasts dominate World Cup podium

Chinese gymnasts dominate World Cup podium

24 February 2017

Melbourne’s Hisense Arena hosted day one of the World Cup Gymnastics Finals tonight, with the men competing on Floor, Pommel Horse, and Still Rings, whilst the women took to the Vault and Uneven Bars.

Bird-Smith among initial London 2017 selections

Bird-Smith among initial London 2017 selections

24 February 2017

Australia’s charge toward London 2017 stepped up today, with national race walk champions Dane Bird-Smith (Qld) and Regan Lamble (Vic) among four initial selections for the IAAF World Championships in August.

Tonegato back for Vegas

Tonegato back for Vegas

24 February 2017

Australian speedster, Emma Tonegato will make her return from an elbow injury at the Las Vegas Sevens (March 3-4), in the only change to the squad that came fourth at the HSBC Sydney 7s earlier this mont

Return of experience for men's Vegas Sevens

Return of experience for men's Vegas Sevens

24 February 2017

Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens coach Andy Friend has welcomed back 74 caps of experience with Ed Jenkins, Nick Malouf and Tom Lucas all named to make their return from injury for the Las Vegas leg of the Sevens World Series next weekend.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.