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  1. Stephanie Rice, Australian Olympian, makes retirement official

    Triple Olympic champion Stephanie Rice officially retired from competitive swimming Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  2. Matildas beat France 2-0 in friendly

    Goals from Brisbane Roar duo Tameka Butt and Katrina Gorry has secured the Matildas a 2-0 win over world No.6 side France.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2013
  3. Andy Murray into Brisbane semis; Victoria Azarenka pulls out

    Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka withdrew from her Brisbane International against Serena Williams with an infected right big toe on Friday, citing concerns about aggravating the injury so close to the Australian Open.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2013
  4. Serena Williams opens season with rout at Brisbane International

    Serena Williams joked that since the calendar still read 2012, she needed to maintain this year's dominant form.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2012
  5. Matt Mitcham, Olympic champion diver, says in new book he turned ...

    Australian 10-meter platform diver Matt Mitcham says he battled a methamphetamine addiction in 2011 that almost derailed his career and his life.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  6. Australian Olympians to sign no-doping past pledge

    The Australian Olympic Committee will require future Australian Olympic athletes and officials to sign a declaration revealing any past use of performance-enhancing drugs, and those who are caught lying could face jail terms.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  7. Leisel Jones of Australia retires from swimming after 13 years

    Leisel Jones retired Friday, ending a 13-year career in which she became the first Australian swimmer to compete at a fourth Olympics in London this year.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  8. Olympics 2012 -- Australia, Japan travel sparks first class vs. c...

    Sports governing bodies from Japan and Australia are under fire after complaints that male Olympic athletes flew business class to London, while the women sat in the cheap seats.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  9. Australian swimmers Nick D'Arcy, Kenrick Monk won't face further ...

    Controversial swimmers Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk have avoided additional punishment above what the Australian Olympic Committee has already imposed on them for posting photos of themselves posing with guns on social networking sites.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2012
  10. 2012 London Games -- Emma Snowsill to appeal Australian triathlon...

    Olympic champion Emma Snowsill says she will appeal the decision to exclude her from the Australian team at the London Games.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2012
  11. Emma Snowsill of Australia not included for 2012 London Games

    Reigning Olympic champion Emma Snowsill has been left off Australia's triathlon team for the London Games in a selection decision that she plans to appeal.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  12. 2012 London Games -- Australia steps up heart checks of its Olymp...

    The Australian Olympic Committee has instituted enhanced heart checks of its London-bound team after the death of Norwegian swimmer Alexander Dale Oen this week and two recent on-field collapses in European soccer.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  13. Olyroo turns focus to ACL

    Laine Clark

    Olyroo Matt Jurman says the Australian under 23's failure to qualify for the London Games will only spur him on to impress in the Roar's ACL campaign.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2012
  14. Stephanie Rice suffers setback, undergoes shoulder surgery

    Triple Olympic champion Stephanie Rice has undergone shoulder surgery in a setback to her plans to defend her three swimming gold medals at London 2012.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2011
  15. Roar's woes no consolation for Herbert

    Cathy Walshe

    A-League leaders Brisbane Roar's recent dip in form offers little encouragement for Wellington Phoenix coach Ricki Herbert ahead of Wednesday's match.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2011
  16. Olympian swimmer Kenrick Monk won't be charged for false claim

    Australian Olympic swimmer Kenrick Monk will not be charged by police for falsely claiming to have been the victim of a hit-and-run car accident.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2011