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National and Commonwealth records broken at Australian Swimming Championships

National and Commonwealth records broken at Australian Swimming Championships

11 April 2019

Both National and Commonwealth records continued to be broken at the 2019 Australian Swimming Championships, with the competition due to wrap up on Friday 12 April.

#OlympicTakeover with Matildas goalie Lydia Williams

#OlympicTakeover with Matildas goalie Lydia Williams

10 April 2019

Rio 2016 Olympian and Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams took over the @AUSOlympicTeam Instagram story this week for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the training camp.

Gold for Waterhouse and Darmanin at Princess Sofia Trophy

Gold for Waterhouse and Darmanin at Princess Sofia Trophy

9 April 2019

SAILING: Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin have claimed Gold for Australia in the Nacra 17 class at the 50th Princess Sofia Trophy Iberostar in Palma, Spain over the weekend.

Records continue to tumble at Australian Swimming Championships

Records continue to tumble at Australian Swimming Championships

9 April 2019

Adelaide’s Olympic Champion Kyle Chalmers thrilled his home crowd at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre on night two of the 2019 Australian Swimming Championships, claiming back-to-back Men’s 100m Freestyle titles and beating his Rio 2016 gold-medal-winning time.

Qualifications, world records & titles all round for Aussie Olympians

Qualifications, world records & titles all round for Aussie Olympians

8 April 2019

It was a whirlwind weekend in Aussie sport, with athletics, swimming, cycling, surfing, diving and paddle all bringing the heat.

Olympians dominate Aussies 2019 open male and female ski race

Olympians dominate Aussies 2019 open male and female ski race

8 April 2019

Olympians Riley Fitzsimmons and Alyssa Bull showed why they are some of the best paddlers in the world, claiming gold in the 2019 Australian Surf Life Saving Male and Female Ski Race Championships.

Cyclists on fire at 2019 Track National Championships

Cyclists on fire at 2019 Track National Championships

8 April 2019

Stirring victories to Caitlin Ward (VIC) and Thomas Clarke (SA) in the keirins, plus Ashlee Ankudinoff (NSW) and Josh Harrison (SA) in the points races capped off an action-packed four days of racing at the 2019 Cycling Australia Track National Championships in Brisbane.

History made at 2019 Australian Track and Field Championships

History made at 2019 Australian Track and Field Championships

8 April 2019

History was made on day seven of the Australian Track and Field Championships which concluded at Homebush on Sunday. Naa Anang and Celeste Mucci achieved rare doubles, while Lauren Wells with her 12th title and Alwyn Jones with his 10th also stamped their names into the history books.

Matildas go down 5-3 to world number one USA

Matildas go down 5-3 to world number one USA

5 April 2019

The Matildas and the US Women’s National Team (USWNT) put on an eight-goal thriller for spectators in Denver Colorado on Friday, but ultimately the world number one side came out on top.

Throssell dominating in the pool, the books and in business

Throssell dominating in the pool, the books and in business

3 April 2019

At the age of just 23, Brianna Throssell can already boast seven Youth Olympic and two Commonwealth Games medals for Australia, but if that wasn't enough, she is also an entrepreneur pursing a university degree.

Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.

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.