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Meares sisters go for gold in 500

Meares sisters go for gold in 500

16 March 2006

The fastest sister act in Australian sport is the best local chance for a gold medal at the start of the Commonwealth Games...

China to recruit 100,000 volunteers for Beijing Games

China to recruit 100,000 volunteers for Beijing Games

30 January 2006

Organisers of the 2008 Beijing Olympics will launch a recruiting drive this summer for 100,000 volunteer helpers...

Tyler Hamilton appeals to CAS to overturn doping ban

Tyler Hamilton appeals to CAS to overturn doping ban

11 January 2006

US Olympic champion cyclist Tyler Hamilton appeared before the Court of Arbitration for Sport today in hope of having...

Hamilton doping hearing set for Tuesday

Hamilton doping hearing set for Tuesday

9 January 2006

Athens Olympic cycling time-trial champion Tyler Hamilton, trying to clear his name after receiving a two-year blood doping ban, has a Court of Arbitration...

Beijing to build airport-city train ahead of Olympics

Beijing to build airport-city train ahead of Olympics

9 January 2006

Work on a privately run train linking Beijing's airport and the city centre will be begin this month and be ready in time for the 2008 Olympics...

Swimming Australia appoints Open Water Head Coach

Swimming Australia appoints Open Water Head Coach

4 January 2006

Swimming Australia has underlined its intention of targeting Olympic Gold for its Open Water swimming program with the appointment of Greg Towle as...

IOC reiterates voting details for 2012 Games

IOC reiterates voting details for 2012 Games

3 January 2006

Following media speculation with regard to a possible error having been committed in the third and penultimate round...

Beijing Olympics on track after solid year of preparations

Beijing Olympics on track after solid year of preparations

30 December 2005

Organisers of the Beijing Olympics enjoyed another solid year of preparations in 2005 as construction of sporting venues...

Aussie athletes top medal mark

Aussie athletes top medal mark

22 December 2005

The signs for Beijing are “very positive” with outstanding performances by Australia’s men’s and women’s hockey teams propelling Australia to 51 world...

Statement from the AOC re: Nathan Baggaley

Statement from the AOC re: Nathan Baggaley

21 December 2005

The AOC recognises the 15 month penalty imposed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on dual Olympic kayak silver medallist Nathan Baggaley...

Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

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

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.