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Larkin on course to emulate hero Welsh in 100M backstroke

Larkin on course to emulate hero Welsh in 100M backstroke

4 August 2015

Australia may soon have a new men's backstroke legend with Mitch Larkin looking to emulate the achievements of his childhood idol Matt Welsh.

Aussie secure semi spot after close win over China

Aussie secure semi spot after close win over China

4 August 2015

The Australian women's water polo team have snagged a spot in the final four of the world championships in Russia after a nail-biting 12-10 penalty shootout win over China.

Records continue to tumble as Dolphins make splash in Kazan

Records continue to tumble as Dolphins make splash in Kazan

3 August 2015

London Olympians Mitch Larkin and Jessica Ashwood have continued Australia’s record-breaking start to the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan.

Dunkley-Smith switches to men's coxless four boat

Dunkley-Smith switches to men's coxless four boat

3 August 2015

Olympic silver medallist Joshua Dunkley-Smith has been switched into the Australian men's coxless four for this month's world rowing championships to replace injured Alexander Lloyd.

Weekend wrap - Monday 3 August

Weekend wrap - Monday 3 August

3 August 2015

As the countdown to Rio 2016 closes in on one year to go, Australians have been chasing Olympic qualification around the globe.

Inbee-lievable Park lands career slam

Inbee-lievable Park lands career slam

3 August 2015

The final round of the British Women’s Open might not have gone to Minjee Lee’s script, but she had front-row tickets to history overnight.

Australia outclass South Africa to move through to quarters

Australia outclass South Africa to move through to quarters

3 August 2015

Australia has cruised into the last eight in the men’s water polo tournament at the FINA World Championships with a victory over South Africa in their quarterfinal qualifier.

Rio bound Royle seals Olympic spot

Rio bound Royle seals Olympic spot

3 August 2015

Australia’s Aaron Royle sealed his early nomination onto the Australian Olympic team for Rio with a rousing sixth place finish at the 2016 Rio Test Event in very tough conditions.

Gillian backs herself in Rio’s tough triathlon test

Gillian backs herself in Rio’s tough triathlon test

3 August 2015

It was not the day Australia’s elite women triathletes would have hoped for at the 2016 Rio Test Event at the iconic Copacabana Beach over night but they will live to fight another day as they chase their Olympic dreams.

Freestyle relay girls “All Conquering” after world championship gold

Freestyle relay girls “All Conquering” after world championship gold

3 August 2015

Australia’s 4x100m girls freestyle relay team are now officially “all-conquering” after adding the coveted world title to their long list of achievements at the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan.

Weekly Wrap - 25 July 2016

Inside the Rio Athletes' Village and the Edge

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