London 2012

Thu 22 Nov 2012

Swimming Australia CEO Kevin Neil has resigned

Swimming Australia CEO Kevin Neil has resigned

NO ONE could argue about Kevin Neil's contribution outside the pool, but the poor performance of the Aussie swim team at the London Olympics cost him his job.

Tue 18 Sep 2012

Abbotsford joy after London loss

Abbotsford joy after London loss

AUSTRALIA'S Caroline Buchanan and Sam Willoughby made up for the disappointment of missing out on gold in London by being crowned world champions in Abbotsford.

Wed 5 Sep 2012

Pistorius sorry for outburst

Pistorius sorry for outburst

SOUTH Africa's Oscar Pistorius has apologised for the timing of his comments about the running blades used by new 200m gold medallist, Brazilian Alan Oliveira.

Thu 30 Aug 2012

Olympian takes aim in Toowoomba

Olympian takes aim in Toowoomba

IN A coup for the Toowoomba Small Bore Silhouette Rifle Club, Olympian Dane Sampson will compete in the city.

Wed 29 Aug 2012

Hamill won't give up on swimming

Hamill won't give up on swimming

SAMANTHA Hamill admits to thoughts of quitting swimming after her disappointing Olympics campaign, but has decided she does not want to go out that way.

Sat 25 Aug 2012

Golden girl Cate takes swipe at media

Golden girl Cate takes swipe at media

AUSTRALIAN gold medal-winning swimmer Cate Campbell has taken a swipe at the media and its criticism of her teammates who failed to win gold in London.

Thu 23 Aug 2012

Olympian looking forward to welcome home

Olympian looking forward to welcome home

GOLD COAST Olympian Ken Wallace can't wait for Brisbane's welcome home parade on Friday and then the Gold Coast on Saturday.

Mon 20 Aug 2012

Sydney welcomes home Olympians

Sydney welcomes home Olympians

THE green and gold tickertape showered Sydney’s CBD on Monday, it was hard to tell who was more excited – the fans or the Olympians.

Sun 19 Aug 2012

Mel B wants a Spice Girls world tour

Mel B wants a Spice Girls world tour

'SCARY Spice' Mel B is keen for 90s girl band the Spice Girls to go on the road again and tour the world.

Fri 17 Aug 2012

Vet needs a rest after London 2012

Vet needs a rest after London 2012

COFFS Harbour vet Dr David Johnson had plenty of work to while working with Australia's showjumping team at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Thu 16 Aug 2012

Gladstone's Olympians come home

Gladstone's Olympians come home

AS local admirers welcomed home their favourite Olympian on Wednesday, eyes were already on Brazil 2016 and whether our Billy will pull on the gloves again.

Racing for big bucks

Racing for big bucks

AS BRITAIN marvels at its Olympic feat, our athletes have come back to a welcome that fell short of the one they received four years ago.

Sparkling future ahead

Sparkling future ahead

AUSTRALIAN golden girl Brittany Elmslie left for London unsure if she would even swim in a heat at her maiden Olympics.

Wed 15 Aug 2012

Olympic team welcomed home

Olympic team welcomed home

AIR traffic controllers and aviation fire fighters have welcomed home the Australian Olympic team after the conclusion of the 2012 London Olympics.

Tue 14 Aug 2012

Gold for Adams following positive test

Gold for Adams following positive test

NEW Zealand shot put athlete Valerie Adams has won gold ... a day after the Olympic flame was extinguished.

Club to cash in on Olympic gold

Club to cash in on Olympic gold

DARLING Downs Sailing Club president Jason Elliott hopes Australia's success at the Olympic Games will attract a wave of new interest in the sport.

Mon 13 Aug 2012

Screen can walk away proud

Screen can walk away proud

IF AUSTRALIAN basketball star Jenni Screen has competed at her last Olympic Games, Harry Spencer believes she can hold her head high.

Naomi's sprint ambition

Naomi's sprint ambition

SUPERMODEL Naomi Campbell would like to be an Olympic sprinter because it looks so "elegant".

Our Butturini claims a bronze

Our Butturini claims a bronze

TWEED Shire residents are celebrating the medal-winning efforts of Australian Men's Hockey Team player and Burringbar boy Matthew Butturini.

Sounds of London close Games

Sounds of London close Games

WITH a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious 2012 Olympic Games.

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