The Kookaburras have backed up last month’s Oceania Cup triumph by defeating New Zealand 2-1 to claim the International Festival of Hockey title at Melbourne’s State Netball and Hockey Centre on Sunday night.
The Qantas Australian Women’s team has finished second at the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship after falling to New Zealand 5-12 in the Championship Final, with the Aussie Men’s team taking third place in a torrential and stormy Fiji today.
Olympic rower James Chapman has today formally announced his retirement from rowing. Chapman represented Australia at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympic Games, as well as at multiple World Rowing Championships and World Rowing Cups.
Australia’s AnnaRose Keating and Brittany O’Brien have both topped their semi-finals in the women’s platform event at the Gold Coast Diving Grand Prix to put them in good positions for medals this weekend.
The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens squad for the Oceania Sevens Championship has been named with eight uncapped players to get their first capped opportunity for Australia when the tournament kicks off on Friday 10 November.
Australia's U23 Women’s Epee Team fought its way to a bronze medal at the Asian U23 Fencing Championships in Hanoi, Vietnam last week, upsetting the higher ranked Japanese team 45-37.
The Australian Men's Sevens have claimed their third straight preseason title, coming from behind to beat USA 15-12 in the final of the Silicon Valley Sevens.
Australia added gold and bronze on the final day of the UCI Track World Cup in Poland with Matthew Glaetzer taking out the sprint and Stephanie Morton adding keirin bronze.
Australian Sporting greats Phil Coles and Helen Brownlee, as well as five time Olympian and Olympic Champion Clint Robinson, are amongst the inaugural inductees, who were inducted into the Paddle Australia Hall of Fame over the wee
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Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team
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Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.
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There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.