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Tokyo 2020 medal prospects on show at 2018 Canoe Sprint World Champs

Tokyo 2020 medal prospects on show at 2018 Canoe Sprint World Champs

27 August 2018

The Australian men’s K4 500 team have shown they are a genuine Tokyo Olympic medal prospect after a fighting fourth at the 2018 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Montemor-o-Velho on Sunday.

Records fall as Australia win 9 medals at Junior Track World Champs

Records fall as Australia win 9 medals at Junior Track World Champs

20 August 2018

The Australian Cycling Team enjoyed a successful week at the 2018 UCI Junior Track World Championships in Aigle, Switzerland, with three world titles, nine medals and a handful of world and Australian records.

Aussie athletes in great form at Birmingham Diamond League

Aussie athletes in great form at Birmingham Diamond League

20 August 2018

The Birmingham Diamond League has been the centre of personal bests and broken records for several Australian athletics stars qualifying for the Diamond League finals.

Clancy and Artacho del Solar create history at FIVB

Clancy and Artacho del Solar create history at FIVB

20 August 2018

Aussie beach volleyball super-duo Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar have created history, winning bronze at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Final, making this their sixth podium appearance of the season.

Australian Sailing squad for Olympic Test Event announced

Australian Sailing squad for Olympic Test Event announced

17 August 2018

Australia’s Sailing squad for the first official Tokyo 2020 Olympic Test Event next month will be headlined by six of the seven sailors who won medals at the 2016 Rio Games, Australian Sailing announced today.

Softball Australia launches bid to host Olympic Qualifier in Sydney

Softball Australia launches bid to host Olympic Qualifier in Sydney

17 August 2018

Softball Australia has launched a bid to host the 2019 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WSBC) Olympic Qualifier at Blacktown International Sportspark in Sydney.

Nacra silver and four Australian boats qualified for Tokyo 2020

Nacra silver and four Australian boats qualified for Tokyo 2020

13 August 2018

Australia’s Nacra 17 program has confirmed its vast potential for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, despite a frustrating end for all crews and spectators at the 2018 World Championships in Denmark.

Aussie Spirit finish 4th at Softball World Champs

Aussie Spirit finish 4th at Softball World Champs

13 August 2018

The Aussie Spirit lived up to their world ranking with a fourth-place finish at the XVI Women’s Softball World Championship in Chiba, Japan.

Aussies swimming in gold after strong Pan Pacs campaign

Aussies swimming in gold after strong Pan Pacs campaign

13 August 2018

The Australian Dolphins swim team completed a stellar Pan Pacs campaign, coming home with eight gold, 13 silver and eight bronze medals, as well as shattering six Championship records, over the four-day competition in Tokyo.

Matt Wearn adds World Championship silver to stellar year

Matt Wearn adds World Championship silver to stellar year

11 August 2018

Australian Sailing Team Laser racer Matt Wearn has won the World Championship silver medal after a nail-biting medal race in which the West Australian came desperately close to claiming gold at Aarhus in Denmark.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 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?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).