It’s loud at after-school homework help at HumeRidge Church in Toowoomba. Key points: Peter Bol is the first Australian to make the 800m Olympic final since 1968 The young athlete called Toowoomba home when he moved to Australia African-Australians in Toowoomba say his success helps them feel… Click here to view the original article.
A spontaneous ovation for the departing basketballer Luis Scola was generous and true. In a stadium without fans, it was almost intimate, one of the unexpected highlights of the Tokyo Olympics so far. LIVE UPDATES: Follow our blog for all the day’s action from the Tokyo Olympics Scola, 41, is a… Click here to view […]
One would be hard-pressed to find many silver linings as millions of Australians endured further lockdowns in July, but the admission by many business leaders and commentators that Australia’s response to coronavirus has caused enormous harm cannot be seen any other way.
The push is on to add a rural touch to the sporting line-up for the Brisbane 2032 Summer Olympics. Key points: Push to give 2032 Olympics a rural theme Campaigns underway to add shearing, working dog trials and social media has more light-hearted suggestions A sport must have an international… Click here to view the […]
Australian basketball star Patty Mills has reportedly signed with the Brooklyn Nets on a multi-million-dollar deal. Key points: Mills was drafted with pick number 55 in the 2009 NBA draft He won the 2014 NBA title with the San Antonio Spurs He’s reportedly signed with the Nets for next two years
Concerts, dance parties, a chat with one of the performers in Hamilton, and even mastering the art of taking a perfect quarantine selfie with one of the world’s leading photographic agencies are just some of the activities planned for Australia’s Olympians who are arriving home and heading into… Click here to view the original article.
BASKETBALL: The Boomers are into a semi-final against Team USA AP The Boomers’ defence kept them in the game during a scrappy start offensively, and they asserted their dominance in the third before blowing the game apart with that 19-0 run to start the fourth quarter and 37-11 advantage in the… Click here to view the original […]
The Boomers have booked a semi-final showdown with Team USA in men’s basketball and Australia is through to the Olympic men’s hockey final for the first time since 2004 following a 3-1 defeat of Germany in their semi in Tokyo. Key points: The Kookaburras triumphed in their most recent appearance… Click here to view the original article.
Poppy Olsen will compete for Australia in the women’s skateboarding park event, while Kareena Lee is Australia’s sole competitor in the women’s 10km marathon swimming. Follow live. See what’s coming up across the day with our daily schedule, or check out the medal tally. Follow all of Wednesday’s… Click here to view the original article.
The Australian men’s basketball team knows this, they’ve been saying it quietly for months, but not everyone has heard — this is their moment. They have been trying since Melbourne 1956 and despite boasting some of the best players in the world, playing in the top leagues in the world, the… Click here to view the […]