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Melbourne 1956 Olympics - an unlikely cycling duo on Day 12

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - an unlikely cycling duo on Day 12

3 December 2016

Before the 1956 Games, Australia had won five medals in Olympic cycling history, stamping it as one of our most successful Olympic sports. In Melbourne supporters had to wait until day 12 of the program to see cycling action and an unlikely tandem duo.

Australian skaters hit the big time

Australian skaters hit the big time

2 December 2016

Western Sydney’s indigenous figure skater Harley Windsor and his 16-year-old partner Ekaterina (Katia) Alexandrovskaya have been invited into the prestigious International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Final to be held in Marseille, France from December 8 – 11.

Foord crowned best in Asia

Foord crowned best in Asia

2 December 2016

Olympic attacker Caitlin Foord has accepted her award for best women's footballer in Asia on behalf of her Australian teammates.

Aussies start title defence in style

Aussies start title defence in style

2 December 2016

The Olympic Champions have picked up where they left off, with a perfect start on day one of the first leg of their World Series title defence.

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Melbourne 1956 Olympics - an unlikely cycling duo on Day 12

Melbourne 1956 Olympics - an unlikely cycling duo on Day 12

3 December 2016

Before the 1956 Games, Australia had won five medals in Olympic cycling history, stamping it as one of our most successful Olympic sports. In Melbourne supporters had to wait until day 12 of the program to see cycling action and an unlikely tandem duo.

Foord crowned best in Asia

Foord crowned best in Asia

2 December 2016

Olympic attacker Caitlin Foord has accepted her award for best women's footballer in Asia on behalf of her Australian teammates.

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Aussie figure skaters make history in Melbourne

Aussie figure skaters make history in Melbourne

30 November 2016

A mesmerised audience witnessed a stunning performance by pair skaters Harley Windsor and Katia Alexandrovskaya that is likely to be the start of a dominating national run in the short program at the Australian Figure Skating Championships.

Melbourne welcomes Australia's best figure skaters

Melbourne welcomes Australia's best figure skaters

28 November 2016

The O’Brien Group Arena in Melbourne’s Dockland will be home to the nation’s best figure skaters this week for the 2016 Australian Figure Skating Championships.

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Melbourne 1956 Olympics: First Australian’s compete

Melbourne 1956 Olympics: First Australian’s compete

23 November 2016

There were 15 sports competing on day two as the Games were in full swing by 8.00am with Fencing.

Melbourne 1956 Olympics: The Games are opened

Melbourne 1956 Olympics: The Games are opened

22 November 2016

60 years ago today the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games were officially opened, with Ron Clarke bearing the torch for Team Australia.

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Olympians inspire NSW Pierre de Coubertin recipients

Olympians inspire NSW Pierre de Coubertin recipients

23 September 2016

90 New South Wales secondary students have received the Pierre de Coubertin award today.

Experience of a lifetime for 17 Aussies at Lillehammer 2016

Experience of a lifetime for 17 Aussies at Lillehammer 2016

1 March 2016

17 Aussie athletes represented the green and gold with pride both on and off the ice and snow at the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games.

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Moya Dodd awarded IOC Women and Sport Oceania Trophy

Moya Dodd awarded IOC Women and Sport Oceania Trophy

8 November 2016

Former Australian international footballer and Asian Football Confederation Vice President Moya Dodd has been awarded the IOC Women and Sport Oceania Trophy.

IOC awards 2016 Women and Sport Trophies

IOC awards 2016 Women and Sport Trophies

8 November 2016

Ethiopian sports journalist Dagim Zinabu Tekle becomes first male to receive World Trophy.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

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.