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Liu breaks Jackson’s hurdles world record

Liu breaks Jackson’s hurdles world record

12 July 2006

China's Liu Xiang broke the 110m hurdles world record in 12.88 seconds at the Athletissima Grand Prix in Lausanne overnight...

Spithill and Shreeve win top sailing honours

Spithill and Shreeve win top sailing honours

12 July 2006

New South Wales athletes James Spithill and Allison Shreeve took out the coveted male and female Sailor of the Year trophies...

Diving’s new force ready for Chinese challenge

Diving’s new force ready for Chinese challenge

11 July 2006

Australia will send a new-look Diving Team to the prestigious World Cup in Changshu, China from 19-23 July...

Aussies reign supreme as heavens open in Cairns

Aussies reign supreme as heavens open in Cairns

11 July 2006

It rained from above and then poured gold for the Australian team on the final night of competition at the Oceania Swimming Championships in Cairns...

Hockeyroos held to another draw

Hockeyroos held to another draw

10 July 2006

Missed opportunities have again cost the Hockeyroos a win, this time over New Zealand in their second game of the...

World cup ends in blaze of colour

World cup ends in blaze of colour

10 July 2006

The 2006 FIFA World Cup ended in a blaze of colour and a roar of sound when Italian captain Fabio Cannavaro lifted the coveted...

Calzati does it solo, Aussies well placed

Calzati does it solo, Aussies well placed

10 July 2006

Sylvain Calzati, of the AG2R team, handed the host its second stage victory of the Tour de France overnight, winning the 181km...

Powell and Jones on song in Paris

Powell and Jones on song in Paris

10 July 2006

Jamaica's Asafa Powell won the men's 100m at the Paris IAAF Golden League with an impressive time of 9.85sec...

Undefeated Aussies win back-to-back Canada Cups

Undefeated Aussies win back-to-back Canada Cups

10 July 2006

The Aussie Spirit has defeated Canada 6-4 to win the 2006 Canada Cup back-to-back...

Aussie softballers in grand final

Aussie softballers in grand final

9 July 2006

Australia has booked a berth in the final of softball's Canada Cup after beating the Netherlands 2-0...

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

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Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.

Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.