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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.

Persistence pays off, as Haecker wins Aussie-first Judo Grand Slam medal

Persistence pays off, as Haecker wins Aussie-first Judo Grand Slam medal

30 October 2018

Aussie Judoka and Rio Olympian, Katharina Haecker has created history for her sport over the weekend, claiming Australia’s first ever medal on the International Judo Federation’s Grand Slam circuit at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.

Awards and medals galore in Aussie Weekend Wrap Up

Awards and medals galore in Aussie Weekend Wrap Up

29 October 2018

It was wins all around for Australian sport over the weekend, with swimming, hockey, cycling, basketball, football and rugby each kicking goals in their respective fields.

Matt Carroll AM: Address to the National Press Club

Matt Carroll AM: Address to the National Press Club

24 October 2018

24 October 2018: I am delighted to be here at the National Press Club to talk with you about the future of sport in this great sport-loving nation...

Woolworths proud supporters of the Australian Teams at Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Woolworths proud supporters of the Australian Teams at Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

24 October 2018

Wednesday, 24 October 2018: Woolworths is set to continue its partnership with Aussie sporting teams on the global stage, announcing that it has come on board as Official Supermarket and Fresh Food supporter of the Australian Teams at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games...

Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

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

Did you know?

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