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13 August 2016

Cyclists and rowers add silver to Aussie tally

It took a world record from Britain to pip the Aussie track cycling men’s team pursuit outfit for gold as Australia added three more medals to its tally on day seven of the Games.

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12 August 2016

Two more sports add to Australia’s medal tally

Australia has maintained a top-four position on the Olympic tally after collecting three more medals on day six of the Games.

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11 August 2016

Australia searching for rare double in Rio

Australia is aiming for its first 100m freestyle double in 56 years on day six of the Rio Olympics after teenager Kyle Chalmers claimed gold in the men’s event.

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10 August 2016

Nine medals in six sports as Aussie equestrian team snares bronze

Australia took its medal tally to nine, from six different sports, as the equestrian eventing team and swimmer Emma McKeon snared bronze medals on day four of the Rio Games.

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09 August 2016

Rugby Sevens a victory for women’s sport: ASC Chair John Wylie

ASC Chair John Wylie has described Australia’s first Rugby Sevens gold medal as a defining moment for the further progress of women’s sport.

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08 August 2016

Skinner shoots through nerves to claim gold

Shooter Catherine Skinner was Australia’s star on the second day of the Olympic Games in Rio winning gold in a sport she took up in 2002.

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07 August 2016

Aussie relay women rule in pool

Australia continued its domination of the women’s 4X100m freestyle relay to cap a stunning opening day of the competition in Rio resulting in the nation topping the medal table.

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06 August 2016

Anna Meares leads way for Aussies

Anna Meares is ranked as one of the AIS's 'Best of the Best' and the champion cyclist is on course to be the most successful female cyclist in Olympic history.

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05 August 2016

Australia’s aspiration inspired by our athletes

On the eve of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Australian Sports Commission Chair John Wylie writes how Australian sports and athletes have united on the Road to Rio.

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05 August 2016

Sport and study a winning combination

A balance of study and sport is proving to be a medal-winning combination, with more than half of Australia’s Olympic team for Rio 2016 also committed to tertiary education.

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