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100 years on from WWI - How our Olympic soldiers braved the long wait to come home

100 years on from WWI - How our Olympic soldiers braved the long wait to come home

10 November 2018

Three members from the Stockholm 1912 Olympic Team made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the war. For those soldiers who survived, the wait to come home was such a long ordeal that an Inter-Allied Games was created and participated in by six Australian Olympians.

Watch Australia vie for 2018 Oceania Rugby Sevens title

Watch Australia vie for 2018 Oceania Rugby Sevens title

9 November 2018

The 2018 Oceania Rugby Sevens tournament kicks off at Suva’s ANZ Stadium in Fiji on Friday, with some of the best teams in the world competing for the Oceania title.

Olympic stars nominated for AIS Sport Performance Awards

Olympic stars nominated for AIS Sport Performance Awards

8 November 2018

The AIS have launched a public vote to determine the ABC Sport Personality of the Year and Best Sporting Moment of the past 12 months, with several Olympic stars earning their way into the mix.

Weekend Wrap - Trophies, awards, bronze medals and retirements

Weekend Wrap - Trophies, awards, bronze medals and retirements

5 November 2018

Over the weekend, Australia added multiple medals and an international title to its 2018 collection with tennis, skateboarding, softball and basketball in the mix while canoe/kayak and rowing honoured their best and brightest.

Dual Olympian Steve Bird retires from elite sport

Dual Olympian Steve Bird retires from elite sport

5 November 2018

Representative kayaker Steve Bird has made the decision to retire from elite sport with immediate effect, ending a fine career that saw him compete for Australia at both the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Games.

Jess Fox, Curtis McGrath win top gongs at Paddle Australia Awards

Jess Fox, Curtis McGrath win top gongs at Paddle Australia Awards

5 November 2018

Dual 2018 World Champions Jessica Fox and Curtis McGrath OAM have taken home the top gongs at the Paddle Australia Annual Awards held in Sydney on Saturday (3 November 2018).

Barty wins biggest career title in Zhuhai

Barty wins biggest career title in Zhuhai

5 November 2018

Ash Barty is projected to rise to a career-high ranking of No.15 after claiming the WTA Elite Trophy title in Zhuhai, China - capping her 2018 season on a high note, with an all-important top-16 seeding at January’s Australian Open on the cards.

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.

Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.

Did you know?

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