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Stingers win shootout thriller

Stingers win shootout thriller

6 August 2012

WATER POLO: Australia’s women’s water polo team is guaranteed a shot at a medal after winning a thrilling quarterfinal against China 20-18 in a penalty shootout after the scores were locked at 14-all at full time and 16-all at the end of extra time.

Synchro girls shine in front of sell-out crowd

Synchro girls shine in front of sell-out crowd

6 August 2012

SYNCHRONISED SWIMMING: With a blazing sun on their swimming costume and inspiration for music and chorography taken from tarot cards, Australia’s Synchronised swimming duet of Eloise Amberger and Sarah Bombell, swam with grace, timing and precision in today’s Technical Routine at the Aquatic Centre.

Aussies spring into final

Aussies spring into final

5 August 2012

DIVING: Australian divers Jaele Patrick and Sharleen Stratton with both take to the 3pm springboard for Day 9’s diving final.

Stronger synchro team eye off Brits

Stronger synchro team eye off Brits

4 August 2012

SYNCHRONISED SWIMMING: Like so many events at the 2012 London Olympic Games the synchronised swimming team event will witness a competition within the competition between Australia and hosts Great Britain.

Croatia overpower Sharks

Croatia overpower Sharks

4 August 2012

WATER POLO: Australian men’s water polo team has gone down to medal favourites Croatia 11-6 in their fourth group stage game at the Water Polo Arena.

Sullivan finishes 8th in 50m dash

Sullivan finishes 8th in 50m dash

4 August 2012

SWIMMING: Meagan Nay (2:07.43) has finished fifth in the women’s 200m backstroke behind 17 year-old American superstar Missy Franklin who shattered the world record with a stunning 2:04.06 for her third gold medal of these Olympic Games.

Water polo girls undefeated in pool

Water polo girls undefeated in pool

4 August 2012

WATER POLO: The Australian women’s water polo team are through to the quarter finals undefeated after winning their third group stage game, an 11-8 defeat of previously unbeaten Russia.

Stratton shines in springboard prelims

Stratton shines in springboard prelims

4 August 2012

DIVING: Sharleen Stratton has shone in the preliminary round of the women’s 3m springboard diving at the London Aquatics Centre today. After finishing fifth in the 3m synchronised final with Anabelle Smith, Stratton entered today’s individual contest determined to make her mark in an event she could very well medal in.

Day 7 Swimming heats Wrap

Day 7 Swimming heats Wrap

3 August 2012

SWIMMING: Australia’s sister-act of Bronte (24.87) and Cate (24.94) Campbell are through to the semi-finals of the women’s 50 metre freestyle in ninth and 10th places respectively.

Schlanger fourth in 100m free - Day 6

Schlanger fourth in 100m free - Day 6

3 August 2012

SWIMMING: Australian Melanie Schlanger (53.47) has powered home over the last lap to finish fourth – a mere 0.09 shy of the silver medal - in the women’s 100 metres freestyle final won by Dutch world number one Ranomi Kromowidjojo on Day 6 in the Aquatic Centre.