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Off to altitude for Xmas: Alex’s Diary

Off to altitude for Xmas: Alex’s Diary

12 December 2011

Training has been great so far, I can really feel huge improvements in my fitness. Seeing as I’m leaving today (Sunday) for America the impact of what I’m training for has started to hit me and I can’t help but feel very excited

Walkers in form, St Lawrence best Aussie at Zatopek:10

Walkers in form, St Lawrence best Aussie at Zatopek:10

12 December 2011

Six athletes clocked Athletics Australia qualifying times for the 2012 London Olympics on Sunday morning, as race walkers from across the country descended on Melbourne for the Australian 50km Race Walking Championships.

Goss wants Olympic cycling payback

Goss wants Olympic cycling payback

12 December 2011

New Australian cycling star Matt Goss wants the London Olympics to be payback for his narrow loss at September's world road championships.

McEvoy defuses Missile

McEvoy defuses Missile

12 December 2011

Gold Coast 17-year-old Cameron McEvoy has claimed the biggest scalp in Australian swimming, taking down James Magnussen in the men’s 200m freestyle in a new personal best time of 1:48.08, on night one of the 2011 Queensland State Championships in Brisbane.

Sanna crowned World Cup winner

Sanna crowned World Cup winner

12 December 2011

Rachael Sanna and Jaybee Alabaster, owned by Bev Edwards of Lockyer Valley (QLD) have been crowned the 2011 Pacific League FEI World Cup™ Dressage Champions following their victory at the Saddleworld Dressage Festival, Werribee, over the weekend.

Comeback queen and Mitcham win titles

Comeback queen and Mitcham win titles

12 December 2011

Victoria’s comeback queen and Olympic silver medallist, Loudy "the pocket rocket" Wiggins and Beijing gold medallist Matthew Mitcham have won gold at the National Diving Championships in Adelaide.

Belcher and Page thrilled champions

Belcher and Page thrilled champions

11 December 2011

Jubilant Australian sailing stars Malcolm Page and Mathew Belcher say fighting spirit helped them secure their second consecutive world title in front of a thrilled home crowd in Fremantle.

Kookaburras are the Champions again

Kookaburras are the Champions again

11 December 2011

The Kookaburras have created further history under the guidance of Ric Charlesworth, defeating Spain 1-0 in the Champions Trophy final in Auckland to become the first team to win 4 titles in a row.

Olympic triple treat in Queensland

Olympic triple treat in Queensland

9 December 2011

Triple Olympic gold medallists Libby Trickett, Leisel Jones and Stephanie Rice will headline over 2,000 athletes competing at this year’s Queensland State Championships from 10 to 16 December, at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre.

London build up continues

London build up continues

9 December 2011

The build up to the 2012 London Olympic Games steps up this weekend as Athletics Australia prepares to host its first three nomination trials in Melbourne (VIC).

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

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).

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.