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Aussie softballers on show for Down Under Series

Aussie softballers on show for Down Under Series

20 January 2017

Australian selectors have chosen two women’s teams to tackle high-quality international competition at the Down Under Series in Sydney next month.

Baseball Australia climbs into the world’s top 10

Baseball Australia climbs into the world’s top 10

20 January 2017

Australia has catapulted into the top 10 of the WBSC World Rankings for the first time since 2012.

Women's draw announced for Sydney 7s

Women's draw announced for Sydney 7s

19 January 2017

Australia’s Golden Girls will shine for the first time on home soil with the HSBC Sydney 7s draw released today ahead of the World Series event at Allianz Stadium in Sydney from Friday, February 3.

Dominant Spratt seals Tour Down Under victory

Dominant Spratt seals Tour Down Under victory

18 January 2017

Amanda Spratt of Orica-SCOTT has won the 2017 Women’s Tour Down Under by 25 seconds after looking unbeatable from day one.

Aussie Athletes hit the ranking heights

Aussie Athletes hit the ranking heights

16 January 2017

Not since 2006 has Australia held such a strong position in world athletics, with 11 Australian athletes holding global top-10 positions in their chosen events.

Fox and Borrows overcome hurdles to national slalom victories

Fox and Borrows overcome hurdles to national slalom victories

13 January 2017

Two-time Olympic medallist Jessica Fox has overcome a severe throat infection and Rio Olympian Ian Borrows a limited preparation to post wins on the final day of the Australian National Slalom Championships at Penrith.

Bawden not giving up the green and gold

Bawden not giving up the green and gold

12 January 2017

After three Olympics spread over 16 years and involving two different sports, one might expect Australian beach volleyballer Louise Bawden might be happy to put her feet up for a while.

Olympians challenged on day two of Australian slalom nationals

Olympians challenged on day two of Australian slalom nationals

12 January 2017

Experienced campaigner Rosalyn Lawrence has thrown down the gauntlet to two-time Olympic medallist, Jessica Fox, in the K1 event at the Australian National Slalom Championships in Sydney.

Nitro Team Australia team confirmed

Nitro Team Australia team confirmed

12 January 2017

An Australian team full of young guns and rising stars are relishing the opportunity to take on Usain Bolt and his international band of super stars at the inaugural Nitro Athletics Melbourne.

Rio unveils Wall of Champions as Brazil reveales record tourist boost

Rio unveils Wall of Champions as Brazil reveales record tourist boost

12 January 2017

The Brazilian Ministry of Tourism has confirmed that the Rio 2016 Olympic Games helped the country achieve record tourism figures last year.

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Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

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Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).