Peter Hanlon Being an Olympian means so much to William Henzell, he turned his life upside down 18 months ago to ensure he did it once more with feeling.
Samantha Lane Two Olympic venues are waterlogged and are hastily being resurfaced as Games organisers review their contingency plans due to downpours that threaten to spoil the two-week London event.
Samantha Lane A bout of food poisoning in the Australian badminton camp has rendered three of the five-member Olympic unit bed-ridden, ruling them out of a pre-Games tune-up against Great Britain.
Samantha Lane A BOUT of food poisoning in the national badminton camp has rendered three of the five-member Olympic unit bedridden, ruling them out of a pre-Games tune -up against Great Britain, and affected the...
Olympic champion Rafa Nadal's withdrawal from the London Games because of injury deprived the tournament of one of its biggest attractions and left Spain reeling on Thursday.
Jim White, Manchester Of all the golds that might be heading Britain's way, there won't be one coming in basketball.
Karen Kissane For those trying to organise security for the London Olympics, the blame games are already up and running.
Karen Kissane Poor weather and London's notorious traffic snarls could be the least of the problems when the 2012 Olympics begin next week.
Bernard Tomic says he is more intent on winning a gold medal than a grand slam and that the Olympic format gives him more chance of success than at a major.
Chris Barrett The formidable Williams sisters are ‘‘beatable’’ on the grass of south-west London despite lifting 10 Wimbledon singles titles between them – as well as five doubles championships – in a decade of...
Chris Barrett The framed picture on the stairs inside the All England Club's Millennium Building is a reminder of what Lleyton Hewitt has given Wimbledon and what the storied setting has given him.
Peter Hanlon Part two of our daily guide to the 2012 Olympics. Here's the shorthand version of all the moments that should not be missed.
Gordon Rayner in London The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry will attend almost 30 events between them during the London 2012 Olympics, and there are no prizes for guessing who bagged a ticket to the beach...
Robert Dillon Ever-confident Lleyton Hewitt has declared himself a realistic chance of collecting a medal at the London Olympics — and maintains that he deserved the chance to make it two.
Georgina Robinson Few Australian athletes liked the green, white and grey Olympic opening ceremony uniforms in Athens eight years ago. But no one dared voice that opinion in public.
Richard Hinds In the lead-up to these Olympic Games, Australians have again been subjected to the great Olympic con.
Worried you’ll miss something at the London Games but too busy to study the schedule?
Chris Barrett Bernard Tomic is facing a stiff test in his bid to replicate his dream run at Wimbledon last year in the Olympic tournament at the All England Club, having been drawn to meet Japan's world No.
All but a handful of China's 396 Olympians competing in London have qualified for the Games under the patronage of the country's monolithic Soviet-style sports system.
Chris Barrett Samantha Stosur will turn from Olympic athlete to spectator this week after being bundled out of both the singles and doubles draws on a forgettable first day for Australia's women at Wimbledon.