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  1. Olyroos blood 10 newcomers

    Doug Conway

    Australia's failed Olympic team has selected an experimental squad for the dead rubber against Iraq, naming 10 newcomers in the 18-man squad.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  2. Snow-bound Olyroos face Games freeze-out

    Doug Conway

    Snow, sub-zero temperatures and a frozen pitch await the Olyroos in their critical 2012 Games qualifier against Uzbekistan in Tashkent.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2012
  3. Stop A-League for Olympics: Vidmar

    Doug Conway

    Olyroos coach Aurelio Vidmar has suggested the A-League should stop when his team is playing Olympic qualifiers.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2011
  4. Olyroos goal drought gets serious

    Doug Conway

    A third straight goalless draw has left the Olyroos an uphill battle to qualify for the London 2012 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2011
  5. Rested Olyroos rile Uzbekistan

    Doug Conway

    Uzbekistan have complained that Australia has enjoyed an extra 24 hours to recover ahead of their high-stakes Olympic soccer qualifier in Sydney on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2011
  6. Olyroos aim to break goal drought

    Doug Conway

    After two goalless draws, Australia's hopes of qualifying for the London Olympics could hinge on defeating table-topping Uzbekistan in Sydney.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2011
  7. Matildas must defeat Thailand

    Doug Conway

    The Matildas must beat Asian minnows Thailand to get their Olympic qualifying campaign back on track after losing to North Korea.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2011
  8. No room for passenger in Matildas squad

    Doug Conway

    The Matildas plan to field all 20 squad players during an action-packed five matches in 11 days as they attempt to qualify for the Olympics in China.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2011
  9. Matildas eye Olympic glory

    Doug Conway

    The Matildas are on a roll heading to their Olympic qualifiers, while the Olyroos will battle to overcome Iraq and to secure their overseas-based stars.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2011
  10. Olyroos' London qualifying draw announced

    Doug Conway

    The Olyroos have been drawn in a group with Iraq, Uzbekistan and the United Arab Emirates in the final Asian qualifying round for the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2011
  11. Olympic soccer headaches for Vidmar

    Doug Conway

    Australia must overcome bogy team Iraq to be sure of qualifying for next year's Olympic men's football tournament.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2011
  12. Super Bowl, US Masters on wish lists

    Doug Conway

    Foreign sports in foreign climes top the bucket lists of some of Australia's biggest sports bosses.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2011
  13. Rio win 'a good sign' for World Cup bid

    Doug Conway

    South America's winning bid to host the Olympic Games is encouraging for Australia's World Cup football hopes, federal Sports Minister Kate Ellis believes.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2009
  14. Lowy takes on Europe for 2018 World Cup

    Doug Conway

    Australian soccer supremo Frank Lowy refuses to be cowered by the might of Europe and will go full steam ahead in his fight to host the 2018 World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2009
  15. PM offers to lobby FIFA for World Cup

    Doug Conway

    Kevin Rudd won a vote of thanks from Socceroo star Harry Kewell after announcing plans to lobby FIFA for Australia's right to host the 2018 World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2008