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Australia prides itself on its sporting achievements – but are we headed for an age where the green and gold is at the tail end of international competition? KATIE MILANOWICZ takes an in-depth look at the issue.
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.
On Day 14 of the Olympics, Australia continued its push to regain respect in the medal tally, writes EMMA TANSELL.
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.
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.
The slalom and cycling events proved to be the medal-makers for Australia, as our potential in the pools was again not quite reached. Though not exactly a golden day, Day Six still proved a day full of achievement and many Olympic memories.
EMMA TANSELL gives a comprehensive wrap-up of proceedings…
For both his nation and his deadline, TOM SYRMAS braved the cold and early hours of the fifth day of Olympic happenings and wrote this recap as it was happening. It was a productive, but not golden, day for the Aussies in London, with Australian athletes taking out silver in the swimming and the rowing.
The finals pressure is starting to build up at the London 2012 Olympic Games. JOSH MARTON has the wrap.
Missed the second day of Olympics fun because you had to go to work or university today? No matter! MITCHELL TILLER braved an all-nighter and has put together a highlights package of day two for you.