A veteran of six Olympics, Russell Mark conceded that his eyesight had cost him a place in the final of the double trap at the Royal Artillery Barracks.
Chris Barrett Two-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Diamond has firmed as the favourite to collect a third in London after equalling the world record in the preliminary rounds of the men's trap competition at...
Georgina Robinson IT IS 12 years since the Hockeyroos won the last of three Olympic gold medals and a longer time still since their glory days of the 1990s.
Samantha Lane, London Shooter's comments frowned upon by Australian Olympic bosses.
Scott Spits For Swedish photographer Jimmy Wixtrom, it pays to be recognised by Usain Bolt.
Daniel Sankey Gold on the water, and gold in the water? It's a very real possibility for Australia today — a day in which Usain Bolt will also try to make history in the men's 200m final.
Carlie Ikonomou Three years ago Ed Fernon’s swimming times were so poor that he was training alongside 10-year olds.
Peter Hanlon BMX is a contact sport and it’s a matter of when, not if your number comes up.
Argentina threatened briefly, but the US proved far too good in their Olympic basketball semi-final, booking a gold-medal showdown with European champions Spain.
Greg Baum Refugee Guor Marial ran and ran, until he didn't want to run any more. Then he ran again.
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.
Yi Siling of China won the first gold medal of the London Olympics as Michael Phelps just qualified for his first swimming final by seven-hundredths of a second.
Greg Baum REFUGEE Guor Marial will run in the marathon today for a country that is not at the Olympics and a family he has not seen for 20 years.
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''.
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.
Chris Dutton The hype and excitement of making her Olympic Games debut were not enough to wake Alethea Sedgman as the teenage shooter almost slept through her event yesterday.
John Huxley AFTER an emotional, roller-coaster ride up to the Olympics, skeet-shooter Lauryn Mark crashed out in the first few hours of competition after a performance described by her team manager as an...
Chris Dutton The Australian Boomers are facing the prospect of a nightmare clash with powerhouse United States in the quarter-finals after their Olympic Games campaign took a savage blow today.
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...