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Fox bounces back for 11th U23 World Championship gold medal

Fox bounces back for 11th U23 World Championship gold medal

23 July 2017

Australia’s Jessica Fox has bounced back from heartbreak 24 hours earlier to win gold at her final individual appearance at the World U23 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Australian Men’s Water Polo Team progress to round two of World Championships

Australian Men’s Water Polo Team progress to round two of World Championships

22 July 2017

The Australian Men’s Water Polo Team, Aussie Sharks, have progressed through to the next stage of the FINA World Championships in Budapest, despite going down to Italy 5-13 in the final preliminary round.

Australian Swim Team ready to race to world at Budapest

Australian Swim Team ready to race to world at Budapest

22 July 2017

The 31-strong Australian Dolphins Swim Team will dive head on into the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest this weekend with confidence they are race ready to take on the world.

Late penalty costs Fox a final C1 gold medal

Late penalty costs Fox a final C1 gold medal

22 July 2017

A belated 50-second penalty for missing a gate has cost Australian canoe slalom paddler Jessica Fox a final U23 C1 gold at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Australian Eventing team to defend Nations Cup title

Australian Eventing team to defend Nations Cup title

21 July 2017

Today marks the opening day of competition for Australia’s Eventing team at Aachen as they aim to defend their Nations Cup title.

Aussie underdogs finish fourth in open water relay

Aussie underdogs finish fourth in open water relay

21 July 2017

he penultimate day of racing at the 2017 FINA World Championship Open Water competition previewed a new event on the program, with Australia’s fresh-faced quartet, which included three open water debutants, racing in the 5km team relay event.

Aussie Stingers through to second round of World Championships

Aussie Stingers through to second round of World Championships

21 July 2017

The Aussie Stingers are through to the second round of the FINA World Championships despite a narrow 11-8 loss to Greece in final preliminary game.

Volleyroos bound into Canberra ready for Grand Prix finals

Volleyroos bound into Canberra ready for Grand Prix finals

20 July 2017

After a road trip that has taken them almost two days, the Australian women’s volleyball team is back home in Canberra and ready to take on the best teams in their group in the World Grand Prix finals at the AIS this weekend.

Wu fifth in 10m platform at World Champs

Wu fifth in 10m platform at World Champs

20 July 2017

Australia's Melissa Wu has wrapped up her diving World Championships campaign with a fifth-placing in the final of the women's 10m platform.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.

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).