Australian selectors have chosen two women’s teams to tackle high-quality international competition at the Down Under Series in Sydney next month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Brazilian Ministry of Tourism has confirmed that the Rio 2016 Olympic Games helped the country achieve record tourism figures last year.
Britt back home after World Cup gold
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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).