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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.

Heart to heart turns Arancini’s form around

Heart to heart turns Arancini’s form around

2 August 2015

At the centre of Australia’s clinical defeat of the Netherlands in their final group stage game on Friday night were some of the Aussie Stingers’ usual suspects.

Lee stands tall among Open's big guns

Lee stands tall among Open's big guns

2 August 2015

Perth’s Minjee Lee stands within striking distance of the Women’s British Open with one round to play.

Sam’s the man with stirring sixth in 25km debut

Sam’s the man with stirring sixth in 25km debut

2 August 2015

Sam Sheppard has finished his FINA World Championship open water campaign with a fast finishing sixth in the gruelling 25km on Kazan’s Kazanka River.

Strong showing from Australia in springboard final

Strong showing from Australia in springboard final

2 August 2015

Australian diver Esther Qin has finished fourth in the Chinese-dominated final of the 3-metre springboard at the World Aquatic Championships in Kazan.

Journey to Rio - Laetisha Scanlan

2016 Triathlon Team announced

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).