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Olympic Champion Kim Brennan announces rowing retirement

Olympic Champion Kim Brennan announces rowing retirement

4 November 2018

Olympic gold medallist and two-time World Champion, Kim Brennan, last night formally announced her retirement from rowing

Barty sneaks into WTA Elite Trophy semifinals

Barty sneaks into WTA Elite Trophy semifinals

3 November 2018

In the tightest of circumstances, Ash Barty has secured her passage into the WTA Elite Trophy semifinals after Caroline Garcia beat Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets.

Australian Team opens UCI Track World Cup season in style

Australian Team opens UCI Track World Cup season in style

31 October 2018

The Australian Cycling Team has begun the UCI Track World Cup season in style at the opening two rounds in France and Canada. In round one in (Paris, October 19-21) Australia topped the medal tally with eight medals including three gold, three silver and two bronze, while in round two (Canada, October 26-28) the team won four medals including two gold.

Persistence pays off, as Haecker wins Aussie-first Judo Grand Slam medal

Persistence pays off, as Haecker wins Aussie-first Judo Grand Slam medal

30 October 2018

Aussie Judoka and Rio Olympian, Katharina Haecker has created history for her sport over the weekend, claiming Australia’s first ever medal on the International Judo Federation’s Grand Slam circuit at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.

Awards and medals galore in Aussie Weekend Wrap Up

Awards and medals galore in Aussie Weekend Wrap Up

29 October 2018

It was wins all around for Australian sport over the weekend, with swimming, hockey, cycling, basketball, football and rugby each kicking goals in their respective fields.

Matt Carroll AM: Address to the National Press Club

Matt Carroll AM: Address to the National Press Club

24 October 2018

24 October 2018: I am delighted to be here at the National Press Club to talk with you about the future of sport in this great sport-loving nation...

Woolworths proud supporters of the Australian Teams at Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Woolworths proud supporters of the Australian Teams at Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

24 October 2018

Wednesday, 24 October 2018: Woolworths is set to continue its partnership with Aussie sporting teams on the global stage, announcing that it has come on board as Official Supermarket and Fresh Food supporter of the Australian Teams at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games...

Peter Norman Honoured with Lakeside Stadium Statue

Peter Norman Honoured with Lakeside Stadium Statue

9 October 2018

Australia’s 200 metre sprint record holder, the late Peter Norman, will be honoured with the striking of a bronze statue at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne...

Olympians share their wisdom with Buenos Aires 2018 Team

Olympians share their wisdom with Buenos Aires 2018 Team

4 October 2018

This week, 88 young athletes from all over Australia embarked on their journey to the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, but not before being mentored and inspired by Olympians Bronte Campbell, Brandon Starc and Jess Thornton.

Aussie Opals win FIBA World Cup silver

Aussie Opals win FIBA World Cup silver

1 October 2018

The Australian Opals have fallen to the USA in the FIBA World Cup gold medal playoff, 56-73, but can hold their heads high with a silver medal around their neck after an incredible campaign.

Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

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

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Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.