Imagine a country where they get behind women’s sport

The Brits, just like the Aussies, are looking to their women athletes to win them a lot of medals in London. The Olympics is one time women get the coverage they deserve. London has a lot to live up to if it wants to match the way Germany took women’s sport to its heart this time last year. (more…)
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Medal Hopes High for Aussie Canoe/Kayak Team

The 2012 Australian Olympic Canoe/Kayak Sprint team has it all. And the kayak action set to unfold at the Eton Dorney course, also home to Olympic rowing, could deliver a gold rush for Australia. Sprint kayaking has exploded since Australia won a record three medals at the 2008 Olympic Games. Spearheading the women’s medal hopes is Perth paddler Alana Nicholls. The 26-yea...
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Samuels Impresses

Dani Samuels (NSW) has shown impressive form to win the women’s discus throw at the 90th Australian Athletics Championships today, as competition concluded at Lakeside Stadium. Samuels, the 2009 world champion, won her seventh consecutive national crown with an outstanding 62.34m heave, from Kim Mulhall (Vic, second, 56.02m) and Alifatou Djibril (SA, third, 52.74m). Bette...
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Young Royal Scores a Berth on Olympic Kayak Team

Jessica Fox will make history as Australia’s youngest ever Olympic slalom paddler - she will be just 18 years old when she competes at the London Olympic Games. “At the moment, I am the youngest athlete who has qualified for my event,” Fox said, “but there are still quite a few countries who haven’t qualified yet, so we’ll see.”   Fox hails from kayaking royalty w...
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