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Almaty the unknown contender in Winter Olympic contest

Almaty the unknown contender in Winter Olympic contest

29 July 2015

2022 Bid: The contest to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games is only a two-horse race but IOC members face a difficult decision when they vote on Friday

Stingers return to basics to roll past South Africa

Stingers return to basics to roll past South Africa

29 July 2015

The Australian women’s water polo team has thumped South Africa 19-1 in their second group stage game at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Chelsea Gubecka so close yet so far in Olympic qualifier

Chelsea Gubecka so close yet so far in Olympic qualifier

29 July 2015

Australians Chelsea Gubecka and Kareena Lee took on the world's best in the open water swimming 10km event at the World Championships.

Aussie archers book tickets to Rio

Aussie archers book tickets to Rio

28 July 2015

The Australian men's archery team has qualified for next year's Rio Olympics, beating Brazil at the world championships in Denmark.

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Stingers return to basics to roll past South Africa

Stingers return to basics to roll past South Africa

29 July 2015

The Australian women’s water polo team has thumped South Africa 19-1 in their second group stage game at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Chelsea Gubecka so close yet so far in Olympic qualifier

Chelsea Gubecka so close yet so far in Olympic qualifier

29 July 2015

Australians Chelsea Gubecka and Kareena Lee took on the world's best in the open water swimming 10km event at the World Championships.

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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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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.

IOC Coordination Commission pleased with Toyko 2020 progress

IOC Coordination Commission pleased with Toyko 2020 progress

2 July 2015

The IOC's Coordination Commission for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 completed its second official visit to the Japanese capital, citing the Organising Committee’s adherence to key milestones, strong government support and its embrace of Olympic Agenda 2020 as highlights of the visit.

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

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