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Lingard eyes Olympic archery berth

Lingard eyes Olympic archery berth

30 July 2015

Australia's archery team is eying another possible Rio qualifier with Queenslander Semra Lingard racing through the individual competition at the world championships in Copenhagen.

Triathletes go to Rio chasing automatic Olympic spots

Triathletes go to Rio chasing automatic Olympic spots

30 July 2015

Australia’s leading ITU triathletes will converge on the Olympic city of Rio de Janeiro this weekend, chasing the first opportunity to qualify for next year’s Games.

Gutsy Wu books Australia another Rio ticket

Gutsy Wu books Australia another Rio ticket

30 July 2015

Australian diving captain Melissa Wu has fought her way back from second last to qualify for Thursday’s World Championship 10-metre platform final in Kazan, Russia.

Bach supports new stadium for Tokyo

Bach supports new stadium for Tokyo

29 July 2015

Tokyo will have a state of the art stadium in time for the 2020 Olympic Games despite the escalating construction costs in Japan and the scrapping of the original project.

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Lingard eyes Olympic archery berth

Lingard eyes Olympic archery berth

30 July 2015

Australia's archery team is eying another possible Rio qualifier with Queenslander Semra Lingard racing through the individual competition at the world championships in Copenhagen.

Triathletes go to Rio chasing automatic Olympic spots

Triathletes go to Rio chasing automatic Olympic spots

30 July 2015

Australia’s leading ITU triathletes will converge on the Olympic city of Rio de Janeiro this weekend, chasing the first opportunity to qualify for next year’s Games.

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Decision nears on 2022 Olympic bid

Decision nears on 2022 Olympic bid

27 July 2015

Beijing and Almaty have embarked on a frantic final lobbying campaign for the 2022 Winter Olympics ahead of a decision this week on the winner.

Lassila eyes fifth Winter Olympics

Lassila eyes fifth Winter Olympics

9 July 2015

Dual medallist Lydia Lassila says she'd love to have a crack at a fifth Winter Olympic Games - if a training facility can be built for snow athletes in Australia.

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Australian Olympians participate in Deadly Fun Run Championships

Australian Olympians participate in Deadly Fun Run Championships

18 July 2015

Over 100 Indigenous runners participated in the 2015 Indigenous Marathon Project's Deadly Fun Run Championships in Uluru this morning to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the handing back of world famous landmark to its traditional owners.

Metzker still feeling the pain of Moscow 1980

Metzker still feeling the pain of Moscow 1980

27 June 2015

AOC: Time heals old wounds but leaves the scars. That is certainly the case for Olympic swimmer Max Metzker who competed for Australia at Moscow 1980.

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Ice Hockey stars qualify for Lillehammer 2016

Ice Hockey stars qualify for Lillehammer 2016

11 July 2015

Young ice hockey stars Jake Riley and Madison Poole have become Australia's first athletes to qualify for the 2016 Lillehammer Youth Olympics.

Skills stars skating towards international success

Skills stars skating towards international success

9 July 2015

Two of Australia’s brightest young ice hockey prospects will put their skills to the test in Finland from 5-10 July, as they look to book their tickets to the 2016 Lillehammer Winter Youth Olympic Games.

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LA in the running to replace Boston for 2024

LA in the running to replace Boston for 2024

28 July 2015

With Boston out of the race to host the 2024 Olympic Games speculation is mounting that the USOC will choose Los Angeles as its candidate.

Decision nears on 2022 Olympic bid

Decision nears on 2022 Olympic bid

27 July 2015

Beijing and Almaty have embarked on a frantic final lobbying campaign for the 2022 Winter Olympics ahead of a decision this week on the winner.

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

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