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Van Den Herik overcomes her biggest challenge on Day 2 of Samoa 2019

Van Den Herik overcomes her biggest challenge on Day 2 of Samoa 2019

9 July 2019

Paris Van Den Herik kicked off Australia’s Pacific Games sailing campaign in style on Tuesday, ending the opening day of racing in second place after finishing 2nd, 2nd and 4th in the Women’s Laser Radial.

NAIDOC WEEK: Kyah Simon - Returning to my roots

NAIDOC WEEK: Kyah Simon - Returning to my roots

9 July 2019

It’s not unusual for kids growing up to have dreams of grandeur. Whether it be following in the footsteps of their favourite celebrity or sportsperson, nothing seems out of reach and life is full of possibility.

Storms couldn't rain on the parade of Aussie Beach Volleyballers on Day 1 of Samoa 2019

Storms couldn't rain on the parade of Aussie Beach Volleyballers on Day 1 of Samoa 2019

8 July 2019

Unpredictable weather during the first day of the Samoa 2019 could not dampen the spirits of the Aussie Beach Volleyballers who both took wins on the Apia Waterfront.

Bronze for Artacho/Clancy at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships

Bronze for Artacho/Clancy at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships

8 July 2019

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Australia’s incredible run of success in women’s sport has continued with Mariafe Artacho del Solar and Taliqua Clancy winning bronze at the FIVB World Championships in Hamburg,Germany.

NAIDOC WEEK: Freeman fostering the next generation of golden journeys

NAIDOC WEEK: Freeman fostering the next generation of golden journeys

8 July 2019

The name Cathy Freeman is synonymous with inspiration, triumph and glory. Born into a community where ambition was chronically short, Freeman’s aspirations to be the ‘best in the world’ broke the mould and inspired a nation.

Erika Yamasaki to lead Australian Team at Samoa 2019

Erika Yamasaki to lead Australian Team at Samoa 2019

6 July 2019

Weightlifter Erika Yamasaki has been named Australian Flagbearer for the Opening Ceremony of the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games.

Australian Water Polo teams named for FINA World Championships in South Korea

Australian Water Polo teams named for FINA World Championships in South Korea

5 July 2019

Water Polo Australia today named their Men’s and Women’s teams that will compete at the up coming FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.

Australian ticket sales for Tokyo 2020 to launch Wednesday, 10 July

Australian ticket sales for Tokyo 2020 to launch Wednesday, 10 July

5 July 2019

Australian Ticket Sales for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to Launch Wednesday, 10 July 9:00am AEST.

Taekwondo Team announced for Samoa 2019

Taekwondo Team announced for Samoa 2019

3 July 2019

Following an intense selection event in Sydney, Australia’s Pacific Games Team has expanded to a total of 57 athletes with a 15-strong Taekwondo contingent named for Samoa 2019.

Weekend Wrap: Kookas and Fox at world number one

Weekend Wrap: Kookas and Fox at world number one

1 July 2019

The Kookaburras and Jess Fox returned to the world number one positions over the weekend, while two athletes secure Tokyo 2020 qualifiers in Athletics.

Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.