Rio Olympics 2016: Hockey star Anna Flanagan eligible for selection after drink-driving conviction

Chris Dutton Anna Flanagan is eligible for selection in the Australian team for Rio after her drink driving incident.

Crookwell hockey star Kellie White has Olympic Games dream crushed by third knee injury

Chris Dutton Devastated Hockeyroo Kellie White has vowed to continue her career despite rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in her knee for a third time, shattering her Olympic Games dream on the eve of Rio.


Hockey: Kellie White's three knee reconstructions won't break her spirit

Kellie White celebrates a goal for the Hockeyroos in 2013.

Chris Dutton Not even a third knee reconstruction can dent Crookwell hockey star Kellie White's spirit.

Hockey: Glenn Turner targeting Rio as his likely Olympic swansong

Kookaburras striker Glenn Turner has his sights set on Rio gold.

David Jordan Kookaburras forward Glenn Turner insists missing the upcoming three-game series with Great Britain will not affect his Olympic selection hopes, admitting Rio is like to be his...

Rio Olympics 2016: Sidelined Sally leaves a vacancy

Flat out: Sally Pearson on the track in London after winning Olympic gold

Greg Baum Sally Pearson will be missed in Rio as much for what she has done as for what she might have done.

Rio Olympics 2016: Kookaburras pick veteran Jamie Dwyer for his fourth Games

Jamie Dwyer has been picked for a fourth Olympic Games.

The Kookaburras will send a battle-hardened squad to Rio, with veteran Jamie Dwyer to become Australia's oldest Olympic hockey player at 37.

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.

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.

Rio Olympics 2016: Glenn Turner, Andrew Charter named in Kookaburras squad for Games

Benched: Andrew Charter was a reserve for the team in London – having to stay outside of the athletes' village.

Chris Dutton Andrew Charter and Glenn Turner get to chase their dream of Olympic Games gold with the men's hockey team.

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.

Hockeyroos lose bronze to US in shootout

Australia have finished fourth at the Champions Trophy women's hockey tournament in London after being beaten to bronze by the US in a sudden death shoot-out.

Kookaburras goalkeeper Andrew Charter waits on Olympic dream, backs Anna Flanagan

Andrew Charter.

Chris Dutton Andrew Charter says fellow Canberran Anna Flanagan deserves a chance to repay the faith of the Hockeyroos.

Shooter Michael Diamond to front AOC board in final bid to compete at Rio Olympics

Andrew Webster The dual Olympian could shoot for gold in Rio but not be allowed to carry a gun in his own country.

Kookaburras win Champions Trophy

Penalties win: Tyler Lovell of Australia celebrates at the end of the match with team mates Matthew Swan and Simon Orchard.

The Kookaburras capped a perfect build-up to the Rio Olympics when they won the Champions Trophy hockey tournament with a nail-biting win over India in the final.

Nick Kyrgios handed bad behaviour letter by Australian Olympic Committee: Kitty Chiller

Is Canberra's Nick Kyrgios only hurting himself by withdrawing from the Olympics?

David Sygall Kitty Chiller says Nick Kyrgios was sent a similar letter to those handed out to Anna Flanagan and Michael Diamond. Only Kyrgios' was a considerably longer read.

Rio 2016: Australian Olympic medal haul in Brazil 'first true test' of post-London policy

Living on the edge: AIS director Matt Favier.

Chris Barrett In excess of $370 million will have been distributed to sports and direct funding to athletes during the four-year cycle to Rio by the time the flame is lit in the Maracanã Stadium.

Russian insider says state-run doping fueled Olympic gold

By the end of the games, Rodchenkov estimated, as many as 100 dirty urine samples were expunged.

Rebecca R. Ruiz and Michael Schwirtz Dozens of Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, including at least 15 medal winners, were part of a state-run doping program, according to the director of the country's anti-doping...

Rio Olympics 2016: Australian Olympic Commitee predicts bumper gold medal tally

Medal hope: Emily Seebohm won the gold medal in the 200m backstroke at the FINA World Championships in August.

Tom Decent The Australian Olympic Committee has predicted Australia will buck the trend of a declining medal haul since Sydney 2000 and win 13 gold medals at the Rio Olympic Games, almost doubling its haul from...

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Kellie White overcomes horror injuries to make Hockeyroos Olympic training squad

Jon Tuxworth Kellie White feared her Olympic hopes may have been crushed for good after virtually two years out with back-to-back serious knee injuries.