Archive for Category: "Olympics 2014"

Australia’s Olympics Outrage

Australia’s Olympics Outrage

When it comes to our expectations of our Olympians performance, do we feel too entitled? And do athletes under-perform when they feel the pressures of a nation on their shoulders? KARA JOHNSON has a look in the wake of the negative Australian media coverage of the 2012 London Olympic games.

Olympics Recap: Day Sixteen

Olympics Recap: Day Sixteen

The thirtieth Olympiad has drawn to a close, and there have been many memories made along the way. With the last day of competition, we could sit back and witness some of sports greatest rivalries, and some amazing feats to boot. NICHOLAS PIPE shares his perspective…

Olympics Recap: Day Fifteen

Olympics Recap: Day Fifteen

As of day 15 of the London Olypics, Australia sit tenth on the medal table, with seven gold, 16 silver and 12 bronze medals. This is HENRY DE CURE’S wrap up of one of the final days of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Olympics Recap: Day Fourteen

Olympics Recap: Day Fourteen

On Day 14 of the Olympics, Australia continued its push to regain respect in the medal tally, writes EMMA TANSELL.

Olympics Recap: Day Thirteen

Olympics Recap: Day Thirteen

Australia gets another Gold, and added to its consolation medals with promising signs for more. Plus Usain Bolt makes history, all on Day 13, HENRY DE CURE has the highlights.

Olympics Recap: Day Eleven

Olympics Recap: Day Eleven

Australia has struck gold, as Day 11 came to a close. Now up to four gold, the country’s renewed Olympic spirit came through brillian efforts by our individual female athletes, ROBERT MACINTYRE reflects on a big medal day for Australia.

Olympics Recap: Day Ten

Olympics Recap: Day Ten

Volleyball, canoe sprint, diving and more! ROB MACINTYRE has the wrap up Australia’s tenth day at the London 2012 Olympic games.

Olympics Recap Day Nine

Olympics Recap Day Nine

We’re on the cusp of gold, with some very promising feats on Day Nine of competition.. It could well be the ‘moving day’ for Australia for these olympics, ADRIENNE DAVIES reminds us what happened.

Olympics Recap: Day Eight

Olympics Recap: Day Eight

The last day of the swimming, and the first big day of track and field, the state of the game is changing, can Australia get the Gold? SAM HUSSEY tells us what happened on Day Eight.

Olympics Recap: Day Seven

Olympics Recap: Day Seven

Day seven of the London 2012 Olympic games was both a starting point and an ending point for the Australian squad. As the track and field events beginning to gain speed, so to was Australia’s chance to win in the pool slowing down. CAITLIN KEENAN has all of Australia’s events covered.