Teenage swimming sensation Kyle Chalmers collected two major honours at the AIS Sport Performance Awards in Sydney tonight, while the Australian public connected with two more fairy tale sporting stories of 2016.
While our Australian Olympians have unique sporting careers, they are looking forward to spending time with family and friends, and indulging in Christmas pudding just as much as everyone else.
The Australian Swim Team has kick started its four-year build up to Tokyo 2020 with an 11 medal haul - including two gold at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships (25m) in Windsor, Canada.
Australians have won gold in two classes, and two silvers on the final day of SWC Melbourne 2016, the final event on the World Cup circuit for 2016.
2016 Rio Olympian Jordan Wood and Paralympic silver medallist Amanda Reynolds have completed incredible clean sweeps of individual medals at the opening Australian Canoeing Grand Prix in Adelaide.
The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens team have had a disappointing day at the Cape Town Sevens, losing to Argentina in the Challenge Trophy Semi Final on day two.
Day four of racing at Sailing World Cup Melbourne got away under strong conditions, with breezes around 20 knots experienced across Port Phillip Bay.
Brisbane’s two-time Olympic relay gold medallist Brittany Elmslie led a breakthrough day for the Australian Dolphins at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships (25m) in a snow-blown Windsor, Canada yesterday.
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Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).
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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).