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Olympic Hockey portraits

Jamie Dwyer.

The Australian men's Hockey Team has a long and proud tradition at the Olympic Games and they are one of the favourites for a gold medal in London.

Australia v Germany women's hockey

Australia vs Germany

Australia showed Germany how it's done with a 3-1 win in the women's hockey on Day 4 at the games.

Sticking with a dream: hockey's youngest star way ahead of the game

Georgia Nanscawen

Samantha Lane Like the Australian rules legend in her lineage, Georgia Nanscawen was born with sporting gifts.

Live coverage: London Olympics Day 6

Melanie Schlanger

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.

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Six to watch: Sunday 5 August

Liz Cambage.

Scott Spits The must-see events on Sunday: the men's 100m final (the the must-watch race of any Olympics), the women's marathon, the conclusion to the men's omnium on the track and plenty more.

Live coverage: London Olympics Day 3

'Leisel deserves more respect' (Thumbnail)

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.

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Live coverage: London Olympics Day 5

Magnussen

Daniel Sankey It's agony for James Magnussen tonight — he's missed gold in the men's 100m freestyle by 0.01 seconds.

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Smith hopes to strike blow for Aussie gold

Chris Dutton Emily Smith wants to prove she belongs on the international stage and ride the Hockeyroos juggernaut into an unexpected medal position this week.

Live coverage: London Olympics Day 8

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Track & Field at The Olympic Stadium London , Australia's Mitchell Watt in the long jump qualifying
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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.

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Live coverage: London Olympics Day 7

Eamon Sullivan

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.

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Six to watch: Monday 6 August

Patrick Mills

Scott Spits Spectators will want to catch the women's pole vault final and men's 400m final in athletics.

Brits have last laugh as Kookaburras blow three-goal lead

Britain's Richard Smith

Tim Barrow AS if their gold rush wasn't enough, Great Britain inflicted more pain on Australia on the hockey field at Riverbank Arena on Sunday.

Force kids to do sport: Coates

Olympics 2012, AUSTRALIAN Olympic Committee president John Coates.

Caroline Wilson, London Olympic chief John Coates has urged Australian swimming to ''have a look at themselves'' and also blamed the federal government's failure to introduce compulsory school sport in the wake of...

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Live coverage: London Olympics Day 9

Usain Bolt

Phil Lutton It's the day we've all been waiting for ... men's 100m final day. The day when Usain Bolt can etch his name in history by defending his crown as the world's fastest man.

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Live coverage: London Olympics Day 10

Steve Solomon

Daniel Sankey Australia has been waiting nine days for its second gold medal of the 2012 London Olympics — finally, that wait could be over today with Tom Slingsby sailing for gold in the Laser class.

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Kookaburras in semis

Hockey The Kookaburras' aura of Olympic gold medal invincibility is back after they sealed a men's hockey semi-final place with a clinical 7-0 demolition of Pakistan yesterday.

Fan with tickets to every day of Olympics dies at the velodrome

Conrad Readman tweeted this photograph of himself with actor Zachary Levi outside the London Olympics Aquatic Centre. He wrote:

A British sports fan who had tickets for every day of the London Olympics died after collapsing at the velodrome at the Olympic Park, media reports say.

Kookaburra king Charlesworth chases gold not closure

Ric Charlesworth

Greg Baum It is the blank that can never be filled in, the itch that can't be scratched. In 16 years as an Australian hockey international, Ric Charlesworth estimates that he played against New Zealand 30...

Live coverage: London Olympics Day 11

Anna Meares

Daniel Sankey Day 11 at the London Olympics is the day our golden girls, Sally Pearson and Anna Meares, take centre stage.

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Turner in race with clock for vital semi

30 March 2012 SPORT Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story by Chris Dutton. Glenn Turner, a striker with the Australian Men's Hockey Team, the Kookaburra's, is a Canberra man and is in town for 3 international matches at Lyneham Hockey Centre.

Chris Dutton He's bloodied, bruised and struggling to walk, but Glenn Turner says he will do whatever it takes to play in the biggest match of his life in tonight's men's hockey semi-final against Germany.