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USA Rugby in World Cup Fifth-Place Game After Close Win Against Australia

USA Women’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) The USA Women’s Eagles got their wish of a rematch with the New Zealand Black Ferns on Sunday, albeit only after Australia full back Ashleigh Hewson missed a penalty attempt with the last kick of the match, one which would have forced the first extra-time of WRWC 2014. Australia […]

Australians head home to face U.S. challenge at PanPacs

 PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JIM YOUNG (Reuters) – Two years on from a disappointing Olympic campaign, Australia’s swim team head into next month’s showdown with the United States at the Pan Pacific Championships with confidence following a record medal haul at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The Australians, who won just one gold medal at the 2012 Olympics, earned […]

2014 Women’s Intercontinental Water Polo: Final: USA vs Australia Top Plays

Watch the top plays from the Women’s water polo final in Riverside, California.

2014 Women’s Intercontinental Water Polo: Final: USA vs Australia

After losing to USA in the Olympics, Australia was able to pull off a decisive victory in the Intercontinental Finals.

2014 Ironman Australia: Women: Hauschildt wins

In her first ever Ironman event, Melissa Hauschildt leads the Australian sweep, places 1st to 5th, beating Lisa Marangon by two minutes and seven seconds for the win.

2014 Ironman Australia: Interviews

Elliot Holtham (CAN) and Melissa Hauschildt (AUS) talk about their wins.

2014 Ironman Australia: Men: Holtham wins

As Luke Bell (AUS) hit the wall and left the race, Elliot Holtham (CAN) turned on the power to take the lead from Paul Ambrose (AUS) to get the win by two minutes and 29 seconds.

Australian Olympic Medalist on Drugs Possession Charge

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/CHRISTINNE MUSCHI (Reuters) – Australian former Olympic swimmer Geoff Huegill has been charged with drug possession by police in Sydney after being arrested at a horse racing meeting at the weekend. Huegill, who won a medley relay silver and a 100 meters butterfly bronze for Australia at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, was charged with his wife on […]

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.

Park v Sun set to light up pool, South Korea top table

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON (Reuters) – South Korean sharpshooters snatched two early golds to put the hosts top of the Asian Games medals table on Sunday, but the highlight of the second day’s action will come later in the pool when China’s Sun Yang takes on local hero Park Tae-hwan in the 200 meters freestyle […]

BMC beat holders Omega Pharma to claim team time trial gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JEROME PREVOST/POOL (Reuters) – BMC Racing beat pre-race favorites and holders Omega Pharma-Quick Step to claim gold in the team time trial at the road cycling world championships on Sunday. BMC, with American Tejay van Garderen, Italians Manuel Quinziato and Daniel Oss, Slovak Peter Velits, Swiss Silvan Dallier and Australian Johan Dennis, set a […]

Katie Ledecky Named USA Swimming Athlete of the Year

Katie Ledecky (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – For the second consecutive year, Olympic gold medalist and world record-holder Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) was named the USA Swimming Athlete of the Year and claimed the Phillips 66 Performance Award for her record-breaking performance in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the Pan Pacific Championships. The awards […]

2014 Road World Championships: Women’s Team Time Trials: Winner

Specialized Lululemon won the Team Time Trial Event 1:17 minutes ahead of Orica’s Australian team with a total of 43:33.35.

World 100m champion Magnussen splits with coach

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JIM YOUNG (Reuters) – World 100 meters freestyle champion swimmer James Magnussen is gambling on a new coach taking him to Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 after parting ways with his long-time mentor Brant Best. The 23-year-old Australian successfully defended his title at the world championships in Barcelona last year but […]


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