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Dani Stevens returns to competition at NSW champs

Dani Stevens returns to competition at NSW champs

23 February 2017

One of Australia’s most consistent performers at major championships, Dani Stevens (nee Samuels), will start her season at the 2017 New South Wales track and field championships this weekend at Sydney Olympic Park.

Asia our future says AOC President

Asia our future says AOC President

22 February 2017

Australia debuted at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan this week and, according to AOC President John Coates, it is just the beginning of Australia’s increasing involvement in Asia.

New softball partnership a step closer to Tokyo 2020

New softball partnership a step closer to Tokyo 2020

21 February 2017

Softball Australia has partnered with USA’s National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) for the 2017 season and beyond for eight elite Australian women’s softball athletes to play for the Chicago Bandits franchise.

Cure conquers Colombia with double gold World Cup

Cure conquers Colombia with double gold World Cup

20 February 2017

Rio Olympian Amy Cure (TAS) made Sunday a golden day for Australia as she claimed two gold medals to complete the Cali round of the 2016-17 Tissot UCI Track World Cup series.

London calling for walkers while indoor records fall

London calling for walkers while indoor records fall

20 February 2017

London is calling for Dane Bird-Smith (Qld) and Regan Lamble (Vic) after they won gold at the Oceania & Australian 20km Race Walking Championships in Adelaide (SA) to ensure their start at the IAAF World Championships.

Fox posts one of her best ever to secure K1/C1 slalom double

Fox posts one of her best ever to secure K1/C1 slalom double

19 February 2017

Two-time Olympic medallist Jessica Fox has posted one of her best runs ever on her local Penrith course to win the women’s K1 canoe slalom gold at the Australian Open, adding to the C1 title she won 24 hours earlier.

Spirit players on a mission in Japan

Spirit players on a mission in Japan

16 February 2017

The Aussie Spirit squad will take the next step in their long journey towards Tokyo 2020 when they travel to Japan for a high-level tournament in April.

Bird-Smith returns to the road

Bird-Smith returns to the road

16 February 2017

Olympians prepare to duel in Adelaide & Canberra as the Oceania and Australian 20km Race Walking Championships approach

Stolen Olympic gear found in Queensland

Stolen Olympic gear found in Queensland

15 February 2017

Police are hoping to reunite a number of Olympic and Commonwealth Games uniforms with their rightful owner after they were found in a stolen car on the Gold Coast.

Gymnastics World Cup to inspire future generations

Gymnastics World Cup to inspire future generations

15 February 2017

There is never a more appropriate time for a world class event to land on Australian shores than at the start of a new Olympic cycle.

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One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

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?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.