Archive for Category: "Olympics 2012"
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.
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…
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.
On Day 14 of the Olympics, Australia continued its push to regain respect in the medal tally, writes EMMA TANSELL.
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.
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.
Volleyball, canoe sprint, diving and more! ROB MACINTYRE has the wrap up Australia’s tenth day at the London 2012 Olympic games.
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.
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.
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.