WEEKEND WRAP: World number ones, stunning major titles and medals in the water – it’s been a huge weekend for Aussie athletes.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has congratulated Olympians Luc Longley, David Nilsson and Alisa Camplin-Warner who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours announced today...
It was a stellar weekend in Australian sport, with surfing Queen Steph Gilmore taking out her 30th event, the men's and women's 3x3 basketball teams finding gold in Asia and paddle pals Aly Bull and Alyce Burnett taking out gold and silver - and this was just the start of Australia's weekend podium domination.
Australia have claimed a golden sweep of the 2019 FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup, with the men winning back-to-back titles and the women earning redemption for their 2018 bronze medal.
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.
George took over the @AUSOlympicTeam Instagram account on Sunday to give our followers an exclusive behind-the-scenes look in to the Opals training camp on the Gold Coast.
The weekend saw some impressive results for your Australian Olympians, with an athletics National Champion becoming the first woman in over ten years to go sub-2 minutes in the 800m and Aussie divers finding more medals in the pool.
Ahead of a big year that includes the 2019 FIBA women’s Asia Cup and the start of the FIBA women’s qualifiers for the 2020 Olympics and 2022 FIBA World Cup, the Australian Opals squad has been announced.
The Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) treated the world to a taste of the future of elite sport, when 4000 teenagers from 206 countries competed on the biggest stage of their young careers.