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Women sailors shining at Sail Sydney

Women sailors shining at Sail Sydney

13 December 2017

Olympic silver medallist Lisa Darmanin has welcomed the high standard of sailing by female competitors at Sail Sydney and shared her hope that some of them will be wearing national colours at Tokyo in 2020.

Snow athletes, Pearson & Matildas win top AIS awards

Snow athletes, Pearson & Matildas win top AIS awards

13 December 2017

Australia's winter athletes and the Matildas were the big winners at the AIS Sport Performance Awards in Sydney on Tuesday night.

Aussies take Cape Town Challenge Trophy, NZ win Cup

Aussies take Cape Town Challenge Trophy, NZ win Cup

11 December 2017

The Aussie Sevens have taken out the Challenge Trophy at the Cape Town Sevens, finishing the tournament on a high, with a 26-7 win over Spain.

Australia crowned World League Champions

Australia crowned World League Champions

11 December 2017

The Kookaburras have claimed back-to-back FIH Men’s Hockey World League titles after a heart-stopping 2-1 win over Argentina in Monday morning’s (AEDT) decider in Bhubaneswar.

Trans-Tasman Duels Among Sail Sydney’s Key Attractions

Trans-Tasman Duels Among Sail Sydney’s Key Attractions

7 December 2017

Former Youth World Champions in the 29er, Natasha Bryant and Annie Wilmot, will use their results against New Zealand’s 2016 Olympic silver medallists at Sail Sydney next week as a gauge for how they’ve progressed since switching to the 49erFX class earlier this year.

Knowles knows Aussies need to perform when it counts

Knowles knows Aussies need to perform when it counts

7 December 2017

Australia captain Mark Knowles says the FIH Men’s Hockey World League Final is all about learning to win in big games as the Kookaburras move into the final four of the tournament in India.

Kookaburras head for quarters with third straight draw

Kookaburras head for quarters with third straight draw

5 December 2017

The Kookaburras have narrowly missed out on second spot in Pool B at the FIH Men’s Hockey World League Final following a third straight draw after scores finished 2-2 with England in Bhubaneswar on Monday night.

New chapter written in Burton-Wearn sailing rivalry

New chapter written in Burton-Wearn sailing rivalry

4 December 2017

Recent podium finishes have only whetted Matt Wearn’s appetite for success. Instead of playing second fiddle to Olympic Laser champion Tom Burton, the 22-year-old West Australian believes the time is nearing for him to prove he has the ability to close out regattas.

Aussie men finish fifth in Dubai

Aussie men finish fifth in Dubai

3 December 2017

The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens team has won the Fifth Placed Final against Samoa 22-17, to ensure the side finished just outside the top four for crucial Series points in Dubai this morning.

Aussie sevens win Dubai title

Aussie sevens win Dubai title

2 December 2017

The Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team has won the first leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Dubai, defeating the USA in the Cup Final 34-0.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.

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.