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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.

Australia notch up first win of Asian Championships

Australia notch up first win of Asian Championships

2 August 2015

The Australian men's volleyball team has bounced back from a shock defeat on the opening day of the Asian Men's Volleyball Championships to notch up a straight sets win over Turkmenistan in Tehran.

IOC pledges support for Tokyo Stadium

IOC pledges support for Tokyo Stadium

1 August 2015

TOKYO: The IOC has pledged to support Tokyo 2020 organisers as they prepare to start from scratch and build a new stadium.

Disappointing start for Australia at Asian Championships

Disappointing start for Australia at Asian Championships

1 August 2015

The Australian men’s volleyball team has made a disappointing start to the Asian Championships in Tehran, losing to Qatar in four sets.

Efforts to clean up the pollution in Rio continue

Efforts to clean up the pollution in Rio continue

1 August 2015

RIO 2016: Organisers of next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro say they will work hard over the next 12 months to further improve the water quality at venues

Australian Medallists of the Rio Games

Qantas Welcome Home Ceremony

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.