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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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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.