Home to the likes of Wayne Rooney, Alex Fergusson, and Oasis, the Australian Swim Team will also be Manchester locals in the lead up to the Games, with all 45 pool swimmers having now arrived for the traditional pre-Olympic staging camp.
Australian Boomers leave the city of Granada with confidence after pushing European Champions Spain all the way in the Game 1 of their two-game series, narrowly going down 75-69.
Australia’s women’s hockey team arrived in the village Tuesday and were quick to check out the Uniform Distribution Centre and get their bags of goodies to really get into the Olympic spirit.
With just 10 days to go, the eyes of the world are well and truly on London and the message from LOCOG chairman Sebastian Coe is that the city is ready, with just a few finishing touches to be put into place.
SWIMMING: Olympic dreams begin in swimming pools and stadiums every day. Only a few dreamers end up performing on the world’s biggest sporting stage and even fewer reach the Olympic podium. But as the 410 Aussies head to London, medals are not always the goal.
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Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit
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Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.
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Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.