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Archery Individual Ranking rounds

Olympics 2012.  Archery. Arrows in the targets at the Mens individual ranking round at Lords in London.

Archery. Olympics 2012. Archery mens and womens individual ranking rounds at Lords in London. July 27th 2012.

Worth's dream run in the archery comes to an end

Australia's Taylor Worth

John Huxley A couple of late, late lapses meant Perth-based Taylor Worth dipped out of the archery competition at the Lord’s cricket ground.

Olympic fail #2: archery promotion misses the target

Empty stands on the first day of archery competition at Lord's.

Georgina Robinson It wasn't quite clear who came off looking worse — London Olympics organisers, who failed to make clear that the first day of archery competition was closed to the public, or the sport itself, after...

Archery rivalry AVO bid shot down in court

Odette Snazelle

Paul Bibby The ongoing bid by a young Olympic archery hopeful to have an AVO taken out against her rival's father has failed, with a magistrate finding the man had not attempted to intimidate or stalk her.

Archers feel good Lord's 'vibe' as Games begin

Peter Hanlon dinkus

Peter Hanlon A funny thing happened on the way to Lord's, when Steve Waugh, storied veteran of the venue and now a liaison officer with Australia's Olympians, asked 19-year-old Elisa Barnard how cricket's...

Your daily guide to the 2012 Olympics

Awesome oarsmen: from left, William Lockwood, James Chapman, Drew Ginn and Jushua Dunkley-Smith.

Worried you’ll miss something at the London Games but too busy to study the schedule?

Despite lippy, Jackson keeps quiet

Caroline Wilson

Caroline Wilson The leak behind the massive betting plunge on Australian flag bearer Lauren Jackson was not her roommate Liz Cambage, who kept her suspicions to herself after the two Australian basketballers...

'I wasn't behind leak': Cambage denies flagging bearer's identity

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Caroline Wilson The leak behind the massive betting plunge on Australian flag bearer Lauren Jackson was not her roommate Liz Cambage, who kept her suspicions to herself after the two Australian basketballers ...

First world record of the Games ... and what a sight it was

Korean archer Im Dong-Hyun celebrates his new world record in the men's individual ranking round at Lord's.

Peter Hanlon THE first truly Olympian performance of the London Games came before the flame was even lit, when South Korean archer Im Dong Hyun — a 26-year-old who is legally blind and sees the target as a canvas...

Blind marksman a master of Zen-like tranquillity and focus

Peter Hanlon WHEN the British Olympic Association surveyed its athletes across all sports it emerged archers trained the most to earn their Olympic stripes.

Six events to watch: Saturday 28 July

Australia's Stephanie Rice

Scott Spits A look at six of the most interesting and anticipated events on day one of competition at the 2012 London Olympics.

A press conference like a packed Tokyo subway? Luckily, Kobe has no beef

Kobe Bryant

Scott Spits He must have been asked the same question eight times. Each time, however, the illuminating reply was delivered with a smile.

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Crowds laud royal jolly good sports

Olympic Notebook John Huxley PRINCE Philip once famously remarked of his daughter Anne, now Princess Anne, ''if it doesn't fart or eat hay she just isn't interested''.

Live coverage: London Olympics Day 1

Stephanie Rice after finishing second in her 400m individual medley heat.

Phil Lutton Join us for live coverage of Day 1 of competition at the London Olympics, featuring swimmer Stephanie Rice as she defends her Beijing 400m individual medley gold medal.

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Royals on roll not about to waste golden opportunities

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall meet the Spanish cycling team.

John Huxley Prince Philip once famously remarked of his daughter, Princess Anne, ''if it doesn't fart or eat hay she just isn't interested''.

First the Ashes, then the world ... at Lord's, it's just not cricket

Taylor Worth of Australia during his round of 16 elimination match against the USA's world number one, Brady Ellison at Lord's.

John Huxley First he won the Ashes. Then, thirty minutes, later he beat the world champion. It was all in an afternoon's work for West Australian archer Taylor Worth, who admitted he had been inspired by playing...

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London, let the showdown begin

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John Huxley Long before the last firework of the 2008 Beijing Games had fizzled out, Sydney and London, Olympic cities past and future, were winding each other up, exchanging their own friendly fire.

Don't write us off yet, expect the unexpected

Australia's silver medalists

David Humphries SO LONDON is Australia's poorest start to an Olympics since Atlanta 16 years ago. The woe is audible; a pestilence is about to blight this sunburnt land. Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, Oh, Oh, Oh!

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AIS defends contribution to Aussie team

Crystal Ja Australia's top sports training institute says its contribution to Olympic and Paralympic success is holding steady despite a slide in the number of athletes it will send to this year's London Games.

Live coverage: London Olympics Day 4

Magnussen

IT'S Day 4 at the London Olympic Games. That concludes our live coverage. Join us again from 5.30pm (AEST) tomorrow for day 5.

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