Georgina Robinson AUSTRALIA'S eventing team yesterday absorbed its second body blow in four days after replacement rider Megan Jones was forced to withdraw with a lame horse.
Australia has lost Sam Griffiths and Clayton Fredericks after a day of crashes in the cross-country competition, leaving the Aussie team with only three riders and in sixth place.
Andrew Stevenson EQUESTRIAN competitors and supporters have continued to excoriate the peak national body over the exclusion of Hayley Beresford from the dressage team for the London Olympic Games.
Jim White Here's something I discovered recently: it is not easy controlling a wheelchair. Certainly not the kind used in wheelchair rugby, which look as if they have been knocked up out of an old supermarket...
Britain’s Olympic stars are drawn from diverse backgrounds and plenty of Team GB’s medal-winners have been inspired by teachers at state schools.
Phil Lutton Gold medal drought? What gold medal drought? Thanks to Sally Pearson and Anna Meares, we've put those dark days behind us ... and today, there's more gold to come.
Peter Hanlon As much as these Games have been about Great Britain showing the world it has well and truly moved with the times in terms of athletic achievement, they have been a nod to the past.
Carlie Ikonomou Three years ago Ed Fernon’s swimming times were so poor that he was training alongside 10-year olds.
Richard Hinds At The Hare in Bethnal Green - a cosy old-style pub in a now gentrified-ish part of East London where the notorious Kray twins once collected the rent - a regular leans across the drip tray, one eye...
Chris Barrett MODERN pentathlon is going all postmodern. When Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the Olympics, envisioned a multi-discipline event as the ultimate test of all-round athletic skill, it is...
Daniel Sankey It's Day 15 at the London Olympics and there's 32 gold medals up for grabs, with Aussies leading the charge in sailing, the race walk and diving.
The worst fears of London 2012 organisers were, sort of, realised late on Saturday, when 36 fanatical disciples of a military construct ran around a packed Olympic venue and stopped only to shoot...
THE worst fears of London 2012 organisers were, sort of, realised late on Saturday, when 36 fanatical disciples of a military construct ran around a packed Olympic venue, stopping only to shoot guns.
Daniel Sankey Today, we say goodbye to London and begin to turn our attention to Rio. But before we do that, we've got a marathon to run. Follow our live coverage of Day 16 of the London Olympics.
Peter Hanlon AUSTRALIAN equestrian's ''Grandpa, can I have a pony?'' saga had a happy ending at Greenwich on Thursday, when Kristy Oatley shut out the controversy over her selection with a solid performance in...
Our live coverage of Day 6 of the London Olympics has now concluded. We'll be back tomorrow at 5.30pm (AEST), bringing you all the action live as it happens.
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.
Phil Lutton That's all from our live coverage of day three of the London Olympics. Here's a recap of what happened in the pool, plus all of the other action that unfolded while you slept.
Daniel Sankey It's Day 8 at the London Olympics, when we say good-bye to the swimming so we can Bolt to the athletics.
Daniel Sankey Welcome to our live coverage of Day 7 at the London Olympics. It's the day when the swimming, cycling and athletics all collide — and Australia has a host of medal chances in each of the three events.