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2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: USA vs Australia

In the Plate Final Team USA only manages one try a half and loses 17-12 ti Australia, still it’s the American Eagles best finish all season in 6th place.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Australia interview

Glenn O’Shea talks about team Australia getting the win in the Men’s Team Pursuit.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Australia wins Men’s Team Pursuit

Denmark led all the way until the last laps, when Australia attack to take the rainbow jersey and the world title for the second year in a row.

2014 UCI Track Cycling world Cup: Guadalajara: Australia wins Pursuit

Team Australia wins back-to-back Men’s Team Pursuit with the final race of the season.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Dubai: USA vs Australia

A disappointed Australia team ends up in the Bowl Quarter Final and takes it out on team USA, who has yet to get a win this weekend, 47-7.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Australia win new World Record

Powered by Robert Hurley, Christian Spenger, Alicia Coutts and Cate Campbell, Team Australia breaks their four day old world record by .18 seconds in the Mixed 4×50 Medley.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Dubai: Australia win 4x50m Mixed Medley

At 1:42.31, winning by .84 seconds, Team Australia, featuring Robert Hurley, Belinda Hocking, Kenneth To and Emily Seebohm get the win, but are 9.30 seconds behind the world record Russia set last weekend.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA interviews

Carlins Isles talks about advancing to the Shield Final and Matt Hawkins talks about Team USA’s win in the Shield Final.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles from the first tourament of the season.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA vs Portugal

Team USA dominates Portugal 22-0, scoring on nearly every penalty they gave up, to win the Shield in the first tournament of the season.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA vs Scotland

In the first tournament of the season, Scotland wins the Bowl Semi-Final 19-10, as USA drops to the Shield Semi-Final.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA vs Spain

In the Shield, Semi-Final Team USA gets the win 26-7 and advances to the Shield Final, while Spain heads home.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Plays of the Day

Check out the top five scores of day two, complete with some great runs.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Cup Final Interviews

Winning New Zealand Coach Gordon Tietjens, and 2nd place Australia coach Michael O’Connor, talk about the Cup Final and the first weekend of the new season.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Cup Final

After surviving a double over time win against South Africa, Australia took of New Zealand for the Cup, but New Zealand gets the first Cup of the season 40-19.

2013 FINA World Championships: Women’s Water Polo: Australia vs Russia in Semi-Final match

After a close first half, Australia’s offense exploded in the 2nd, half defeating Russia 9-6. Australia is undefeated and will face Spain in the final for the world title.

Australian Team Wins Time Trial While Simon Gerrans Takes Overall Lead

By Julien Pretot NICE, France (Reuters) – Orica-GreenEdge’s remarkable start to the Tour de France continued when Simon Gerrans snatched the yellow jersey after the Australian outfit won the team time trial on Tuesday. The man the Australian had to particularly thank was not one of his team mates but the man who handed him […]

Australian Simon Gerrans Uses Well Timed Sprint To Win Stage Three

CALVI, France (Reuters) – Two days after getting embarrassing exposure at the Tour de France when their bus caused mayhem, Australian team Orica-GreenEdge were in the limelight for a good reason when Simon Gerrans won the third stage with a well-timed sprint on Monday. Australian Gerrans beat pre-stage favourite Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Spain’s […]

2013 Junior Rugby World Championship Rugby: Australia vs Fiji

Australia defeated Fiji with a final score of 46-12, Australia never lost the lead throughout the entire game, score 24 of their points in the first half alone. Australia improves their record to 1-2 and will play Argentina next.

2013 IRB Junior World Championships: Australia vs. Fiji

The IRB Junior World Championship is an international rugby union competition. This event replaced the IRB’s former age-grade world championships, the Under 19 and Under 21 World Championships.

2013 IRB Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Amsterdam: USA wins close game over Australia

USA won their 3rd straight match with a final score of 5-10 over Australia. USA held off a last minute rally by Australia in the closing minutes of the game to get the win.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London: USA vs Australia

The American Eagle played a great game, but in the final play, Australia scored the final try to win the Cup Quarter Final 24-19.

Australia avenge Olympic defeat, Hammer wins fifth title

MINSK, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Australia got a measure of revenge for losing the Olympic gold to Britain by beating their arch-rivals in the men’s team pursuit final at the world track cycling championships on Wednesday. The Australian quartet of Glenn O’Shea, Alexander Edmondson, Michael Hepburn and Alexander Morgan completed the 4,000 meters at the […]

2013 UCI Track Cycling World Championship: Men’s Team Pursuit: Australia wins

Although both Great Britain and Australia had close qualifying times, Australia dominated in the final for the win.

2013 Rugby Seven World Series: Las Vegas: USA vs Australia

Things didn’t go well for the home team in their first match, as Australia scored three unanswered tries in the first half, then held on to the win, 26-7.

Australian Rogers joins Saxo-Tinkoff

Michael Rogers (AUS), right, and Bradley Wiggins (GBR) during stage eleven of the 2012 Tour de France between Albertville and La Toussuire. (Bernard Papon/Presse Sports via US PRESSWIRE) PARIS, Dec 7 (Reuters) – Three-times world time-trial champion Michael Rogers has signed a two-year contract with Saxo-Tinkoff, the Dutch team said on Friday. The 32-year-old Australian […]

2012 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Hit Package

Painful hits and crazy fans; what’s not to love about Rugby 7′s from the 2012 Gold Coast Sevens?

2012 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Fiji interviews

Fiji captain Levani Botia and coach Timoci Wainiqolo talk about their first win of the season.

2012 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Top 5 scores

Check out the best scoring tries from the 2012 Gold Coast Sevens.

2012 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Cup final

Fiji defeated New Zealand 32-14 in the Cup final of the 2012 Gold Coast Sevens to successfully defend the title they won in 2011 and claim the first Cup of the new HSBC Sevens World Series.

2012 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA vs Scotland

Michael Fedo and James Fleming both scored hat-tricks as Scotland beat Team USA 40-5 in the Shield final to win the first Shield of the season and collect three Series points in the process.

2012 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA vs Tonga

In the Shield semi-final, helped by the speedy rookie Carlin Isles, Team USA gets its first win of the season (33-26) and advances to the Shield final.

2012 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA vs Wales

In the Bowl Quarter-Final, Team USA played tough, but some weak defense and bad luck gave it away to Wales in the end, 27-19.1

2012 London Paralympic Games: Australian Women win 4×100 medley

By just .03 seconds, the Australians win the Women’s 4x100m Medley 34 points over Great Britain, USA was .18 seconds back in 3rd.

Australia vs. Samoa in Tokyo 7′s Cup Final

Ed Jenkins raises the winner’s trophy as Australian players celebrate after defeating Samoa 28-26 in the final of the Tokyo Sevens rugby tournament.

2011 Rugby World Cup: Australia vs. South Africa highlights

Oct. 9, 2011: Watch highlights from the Rugby World Cup quarterfinal between Australia and South Africa.

2011 Rugby World Cup: Australia vs. Russia highlights

Sept. 30, 2011: Watch highlights from the Rugby World Cup match between Australia and Russia.

2011 Rugby World Cup: USA vs. Australia highlights

Sept. 23, 2011: Watch the highlights from the Rugby World Cup game between the U.S. and Australia.

2011 Rugby World Cup: Australia vs. Wales highlights

Oct. 21, 2011: Highlights from the Rugby World Cup bronze final between Australia and Wales.

2011 Rugby World Cup: Australia vs. Ireland highlights

Sept. 17, 2011: Watch highlights from the Rugby World Cup pool match between Australia and Ireland.

2011 Rugby World Cup: Australia vs. Italy highlights

Sept. 11, 2011: Watch highlights from the Rugby World Cup match between Australia and Italy.

2011 Australia 7s: Fiji upsets New Zealand for Cup

Nov. 26, 2011: Watch highlights from Fiji’s 26-12 victory over New Zealand in the Cup final in Australia.

Mikaela Shiffrin Wins FIS Alpine World Cup Slalom Title

Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin mathematically clinched her second straight FIS Alpine World Cup slalom title by winning her her fourth World Cup slalom of the season on Saturday in Are, Sweden. Shiffrin, at the age of 18, became the youngest woman to reach eight World Cup slalom wins. “I’m just really comfortable on slalom skis,” Shiffrin […]

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Alexander Edmondson wins Men’s Pursuit

Yesterday Alexander Edmondson, with Team Australia, won the Men’s Team Pursuit yesterday, while today he becomes the Individual World Champ.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: USA vs AUS

In the 2nd round of play, Australia won with a final score of 17-0 over the USA. The USA had several attempts to score throughout the course of the game but they fell short each time. The USA has yet to score a point so far at the tournament.

Drama in Russian mountains as Winter Games get first downhill tie

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KAI PFAFFENBACH (Reuters) – In a finish a Hollywood scriptwriter would struggle to match, the women’s downhill at Russia’s Winter Olympicsproduced a tie for gold for the first time on Wednesday, in a thrilling start to the fifth full day of competition. Despite clear skies and mild temperatures, complaints about slushy snow conditions in […]

White out of slopestyle as Sochi opening nears

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE BLAKE (Reuters) – The Sochi Olympics were dealt a blow two days before the opening ceremony when American snowboarding star Shaun White pulled out of the slopestyle event due to safety concerns, highlighting the real dangers athletes face in extreme winter sports. The news came as organizers scramble to deal with teething problems […]

Rogers blames positive test on Chinese food

CREDIT: REUTERS/VALENTIN FLAURAUD (Reuters) – Australian rider Michael Rogers has blamed a positive test for the banned substance clenbuterol on food contamination, saying on Friday he never intentionally ingested the banned anabolic agent. “I would like to make it very clear, in the strongest terms possible that I have never knowingly or deliberately ingested clenbuterol,” […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 5

 No. 5: Missy Franklin Wins Record 6 Gold Medals at World Championships Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. Missy Franklin claimed six gold medals at the 2013 FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona to become the winningest female swimmer ever at […]

2013 Swimming World Cup: Beijing: AUS sets mixed 4x50m Free WC record

On the final day of competition, Australia closed out the 2013 World Cup by setting a record with a time of 1:30.52. Australia was represented by swimmers Tommaso D’Orsogna, Travis Mahoney, Cate Campbell, and Bronte Campbell.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Beijing: AUS wins mixed 4x50m Medley Relay

Australia, represented by Robert Hurley, Christian Sprenger, Alicia Coutts and Cate Campbell won with a time of 1:38.23 ahead of China. Team USA finished 4th.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Aussies set World Record

Just as they did in the Mixed Medley, Team Australia, comprised of Tomaso D’Orsogna, Cate Campbell, Travis Mahoney, and Bronte Campbell, set a new world record in the Mixed 4×50 Freestyle, at 1:29.61

Diana Nyad Completes Swim From Cuba To Florida

By Michael Haskins KEY WEST, Florida | Mon Sep 2, 2013 3:10pm EDT (Reuters) – American 64-year-old long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad on Monday became the first person to swim across the Florida Straits from Cuba without a shark cage, succeeding on her fifth attempt at the feat. Nyad came ashore about 53 hours after she […]

Michael Matthews Wins Stage 5; Nibali retains overall lead

By Alasdair Fotheringham | Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:58 p.m. CDT LAGO DE SANABRIA, Spain (Reuters) – Australian Michael Matthews recorded a stage win in the first week of his maiden Grand Tour on Wednesday after a chaotic bunch sprint finish to the fifth stage of the Tour of Spain. The 22-year-old Orica GreenEdge rider, […]

2013 Vuelta a Espana: USN Reviews Stage 5

A true field sprint, won by the 22-year old Michael Matthews of Australia, in his first ever Grand Tour wins his first ever Grand Tour stage.

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