Athletes responded to the perfect conditions at the Jandakot Airport Track Classic with world championships qualifiers, an Australian record and numerous personal bests.
It was raining gold for Australia’s Olympic swimmers at the 2019 NSW State Championships, with 12 Olympians finding a place on the podium over the three-day event and Australia looking poised for Tokyo 2020 success.
At Manly beach, three-time Olympic beach volleyballer Kerri Pottharst was one of several Olympians who received their Olympic post-nominals (OLY). Pottharst was recognised not only for her outstanding service to sport, but for her commitment to the health and fitness of future generations.
On Saturday, the Kookaburras pushed aside any ill-effects of their flight delay, claiming a victory 3-2 against Argentina at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre. They then followed up on Sunday against New Zealand, claiming their fifth consecutive win of the newly formed FIH Pro League, 5-1.
The Hockeyroos and Kookaburras have world class double-headers at Sydney Olympic Park this weekend, with both the men and women taking on Argentina on Saturday and arch-rivals New Zealand on Sunday in the FIH Pro League.
The Women’s Sevens World Series will expand to eight rounds with six rounds combined with their male counterparts in an overhauled fixture list for the 2019-2020 season heading into the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
It was a golden weekend for Australia, with Olympic sports across multiple disciplines claiming victory as they head towards Tokyo 2020.
London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympians Becchara Palmer and Nicole Laird have defied all odds, with the pair who only started playing together 12 weeks ago claiming FIVB World Tour gold on home soil in Manly on Sunday afternoon.
The AOC awarded its highest honour, the Order of Merit, to outgoing Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), at a ceremony in Sydney overnight.
The Australian Olympic Team boasts a multitude of incredible female Olympians spanning from the early 1900’s. In honour of International Women’s Day, we take a look back at some of these incredible women in Australian sport.
Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018
Best of Buenos Aires 2018
Did you know?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).
Did you know?
Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.