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Australia's best baseballers fighting for national title

Australia's best baseballers fighting for national title

1 February 2019

BASEBALL: With baseball returning to the Olympic programme for the first time in 12 years at Tokyo 2020, the Australian Baseball League (ABL) Championship Series is providing the ideal field to showcase the nation’s top talent.

Kayhan Ozcicek-Takagi wins Australia’s first male Judo Grand Prix Medal

Kayhan Ozcicek-Takagi wins Australia’s first male Judo Grand Prix Medal

1 February 2019

Australian athlete Kayhan Ozcicek-Takagi has claimed Australia’s first ever male medal on the International Judo Federation’s Grand Prix circuit, by winning bronze at the Tel Aviv Grand Prix.

Tahli chasing Moore after dream debut

Tahli chasing Moore after dream debut

1 February 2019

Tahli Moore has capped off a dream Aussie Spirit debut, scoring the winning run in an eight inning thriller over New Zealand in the 2019 Asia Pacific Cup.

Australian Team for 2019 UCI Track World Championships named

Australian Team for 2019 UCI Track World Championships named

31 January 2019

Cycling Australia is pleased to announce a 17-rider team for the 2019 UCI Track World Championships to be held in Poland from 27 February to 3 March.

Men's and Women's Sydney Sevens squads named

Men's and Women's Sydney Sevens squads named

31 January 2019

The Men's and Women's Aussie Sevens teams have named their squads ahead of the HSBC Sydney 7's, with Tim Walsh making two changes to his side and Emma Tonegato making her return from injury.

Australia crowned overall UCI Team World Cup winners

Australia crowned overall UCI Team World Cup winners

29 January 2019

The Australian Cycling Team has been crowned overall 2018/19 UCI World Cup winners following an emphatic final World Cup round held at the Hong Kong Velodrome.

AOC congratulates Olympians honoured on Australia Day

AOC congratulates Olympians honoured on Australia Day

26 January 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has congratulated Olympians Ian Thorpe, Kitty Chiller, Max Binnington, Peter Tonkin and Hilton Clarke after they were recognised in today’s Australia Day Honours.

Positive headspace pushes Parnov to new heights

Positive headspace pushes Parnov to new heights

25 January 2019

2019 has started with a bang for Australian representative pole vaulter Liz Parnova and she puts it down to a happy mindset and a refreshed athlete-lifestyle balance.

Behind the scenes with the world’s best triathletes

Behind the scenes with the world’s best triathletes

24 January 2019

Triathlete Aaron Royle made his Olympic debut at Rio 2016, where he placed 9th in a field of 56. Three years later and the 28-year-old is pushing even harder on his journey to Tokyo 2020 qualification.

Barty goes down to

Barty goes down to "too good" Kvitova in AO quarterfinals

23 January 2019

Ash Barty could only describe Petra Kvitova as "too good" as the Czech swept to a 6-1 6-4 win in their highly-anticipated Australian Open quarterfinal.

Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.