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FIH Pro League number one, World Cup qualification and wins all around for Aussie athletes

FIH Pro League number one, World Cup qualification and wins all around for Aussie athletes

6 May 2019

Australia claimed bragging rights across several sports over the weekend, with the men's hockey team taking out the top spot in the FIH Pro League, Ash Barty continuing her winning streak in Madrid, our 3x3 basketballers qualifying for the FIBA 3x3 World Cup and Aussie sailors taking out their respective competitions.

Barty takes down Gavrilova at Madrid Open

Barty takes down Gavrilova at Madrid Open

6 May 2019

Ashleigh Barty’s quest to secure an all-important top-eight French Open seeding has opened with an impressive straight sets win over Fed Cup teammate Daria Gavrilova at the Madrid Open on the weekend.

Kookaburras claim top spot after seventh straight win

Kookaburras claim top spot after seventh straight win

6 May 2019

The Kookaburras have soared into top spot on the FIH Pro League standings after they recorded their seventh consecutive victory with a 2-1 win over Argentina in from a sell-out Buenos Aires crowd on Sunday morning (AEST).

Key appointments to leadership teams for Tokyo 2020 & other Games announced

Key appointments to leadership teams for Tokyo 2020 & other Games announced

3 May 2019

Olympic Games Gold medallists Susie O’Neill and Kim Brennan have been announced as Deputy Chefs de Mission for the Australian Olympic Team to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Five Aussie women crack WTA top 100

Five Aussie women crack WTA top 100

3 May 2019

Ash Barty, Ajla Tomljanovic, Daria Gavrilova, Sam Stosur and Astra Sharma are rocketing up the WTA rankings, each cracking the top 100 in Australia's biggest representation in over 26 years.

Minjee Lee wins LA Open and claims world number two

Minjee Lee wins LA Open and claims world number two

3 May 2019

Australia’s Minjee Lee has won her fifth tournament on the world’s best women’s tour, the LPGA, leading all the way through the final round of the LA Open at Wilshire Country Club.

Australia’s fastest woman helping Unleash students’ potential

Australia’s fastest woman helping Unleash students’ potential

30 April 2019

Naa Anang has had a big year - becoming the first woman to ever win both the 100m and long jump crowns at the 2019 National Titles, jumping a personal best (PB) of 6.81 metres all while studying for her physiotherapy degree.

No rest for Aussie athletes, dominating over Easter/ANZAC break

No rest for Aussie athletes, dominating over Easter/ANZAC break

29 April 2019

There was no gorging on chocolate and hot cross buns for a number of elite Aussies over the Easter/ANZAC break, with multiple athletes posting new personal best times and claiming international victories on both land and water.

High flying weekend as Australia reach Fed Cup final

High flying weekend as Australia reach Fed Cup final

23 April 2019

The red-hot Ash Barty and Sam Stosur teamed up to defeat Belarus in the deciding doubles match of the Fed Cup semifinal to send Australia to the final for the first time since 1993.

Tahli Moore - The curveball that changed my life

Tahli Moore - The curveball that changed my life

23 April 2019

Softballer Tahli Moore was on the cusp of reaching the prime of her career, before she was dealt both a career and life-threatening blow, leaving the game she loved, completely off-limits.

Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

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.

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.