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Porter wants another swing at a Softball Olympic podium

Porter wants another swing at a Softball Olympic podium

19 October 2017

In Stacey Porter’s two decades with the Australian Softball Team, she has enjoyed the highs of twice standing on the Olympic podium and the low of seeing the sport dropped from the Games programme.

Surfing legend Fanning targets Tokyo 2020

Surfing legend Fanning targets Tokyo 2020

18 October 2017

Mick Fanning is a three-time Surfing World Champion. He is a big supporter of the sport’s elevation to Olympic status

Tyack ranks highly at World Championships

Tyack ranks highly at World Championships

18 October 2017

Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Ryan Tyack has claimed sixth in a field of 120 in the qualification of the World Archery Championships in Mexico City.

Uni Sevens players added to squad for NZ series

Uni Sevens players added to squad for NZ series

16 October 2017

Six rising stars from the University Sevens Series have been selected to join the wider Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens squad that will compete in Bendigo against New Zealand next week.

Japan lead-up to suit Aussie sailors

Japan lead-up to suit Aussie sailors

16 October 2017

Australian Sailing Head Coach Victor Kovalenko has indicated on the eve of the first round of the 2017-18 World Cup Series in Japan that Australia’s proximity to the 2020 Olympics host nation should provide our elite sailors respite from the drawbacks of regular long-haul travel.

Artacho del Solar and Clancy claim first World Title victory

Artacho del Solar and Clancy claim first World Title victory

16 October 2017

In just their second tournament together Australia’s newest beach volleyball team of Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar have won their second international gold.

Kookaburras & Hockeyroos claim double Oceania Cup success

Kookaburras & Hockeyroos claim double Oceania Cup success

16 October 2017

The Kookaburras and Hockeyroos have both won the 2017 Oceania Cup with victories over New Zealand at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre on Sunday night.

AOC congratulates Olympians at Sport Australia Hall of Fame Awards

AOC congratulates Olympians at Sport Australia Hall of Fame Awards

13 October 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) extends its congratulations to all the amazing athletes acknowledged at last night’s Sport Australia Hall of Fame awards.

Coaching gives self-taught surfing superstar Tyler Wright new edge

Coaching gives self-taught surfing superstar Tyler Wright new edge

13 October 2017

It is not often that an elite athlete reaches the top of his or her sport without the help of a coach. But then Australia’s Tyler Wright is not your average sportswoman.

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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).

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.