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Breen and Riseley in personal best form

Breen and Riseley in personal best form

18 July 2012

Sprinter Melissa Breen thanked Sally Pearson for advice after storming to a career-best time in the countdown to the London Olympics.

Home away from home in north England

Home away from home in north England

18 July 2012

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.

US star backs Patty Mills to shine

US star backs Patty Mills to shine

18 July 2012

BASKETBALL: US basketball star Chris Paul expects Australia's Patty Mills to "get loose" and make a big impact at the London Olympics.

Speculation over Olympic flame duty

Speculation over Olympic flame duty

18 July 2012

Speculation about who will light the Olympic flame at the opening ceremony of the London Games is growing as the day approaches

Boomers push Spain to the limit

Boomers push Spain to the limit

18 July 2012

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.

Hockey girls kitted up and training

Hockey girls kitted up and training

18 July 2012

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.

Coe declares the city rainy but ready

Coe declares the city rainy but ready

18 July 2012

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.

First timers hope for the best in London

First timers hope for the best in London

18 July 2012

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.

Opals arrive in London

Opals arrive in London

18 July 2012

Off the back of two convincing wins over their Olympic opponents France and Great Britain, the Opals have arrived in London and are ready to win gold.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.