London 2012

Mon 13 Aug 2012

France creates Olympic history

France creates Olympic history

FRANCE has become the first country to to retain the Olympic men's handball title after defeating Sweden 22-21 at the London Olympics.

McConnell targets Glasgow

McConnell targets Glasgow

AUSTRALIA'S Dan McConnell improved to 21st overall in a top-class mountain bike cross-country event at Hadleigh Farm.

US win Spanish rematch

US win Spanish rematch

A KEVIN Durant led United States has overcome a gritty Spain 107-100 points in the men's basketball gold medal match.

Shelley exceeds expectations

Shelley exceeds expectations

AUSTRALIAN Michael Shelley exceeded his own expectations with a creditable 16th place finish in the Olympic men's marathon.

Ham, cheese and drug samples

Ham, cheese and drug samples

QUESTIONS were raised over anti-doping processes as it emerged sandwiches and soft drinks were stored in the same refrigerator as blood and urine samples.

Ceremony to be 'cheeky and cheesy'

Ceremony to be 'cheeky and cheesy'

LONDON will say farewell to the Olympics with a "cheeky and cheesy" celebration of the best of British music and humour.

Sun 12 Aug 2012

Aussies grab seventh place

Aussies grab seventh place

THE Australian men’s water polo team has defeated the USA 10-9 to win the battle for seventh place at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Mitcham bows out of title defence

Mitcham bows out of title defence

AUSTRALIAN diver Matthew Mitcham has slipped out of finals qualification - despite scoring a 10 with his fourth dive - for the men's 10 metre platform.

Golden Farah creates history

Golden Farah creates history

BRITAIN'S Mo Farah has won his second gold medal of London 2012 with
a thrilling victory in the 5,000 metres on the final night of athletics
action.

Opals beat Russia for bronze

Opals beat Russia for bronze

THE Australian Opals have emerged victorious in the bronze medal match after beating Russia 83-74 in the women's basketball.

Kookaburras claim bronze

Kookaburras claim bronze

AUSTRALIA'S men’s hockey team have claimed bronze in an entertaining encounter with host nation Great Britain, taking the match 3-1.

Mexico stun Brazil

Mexico stun Brazil

MEXICO has pulled off a major upset by beating football powerhouse Brazil 2-1 in the men's final at the London Olympics.

Silver caps off sailing campaign

Silver caps off sailing campaign

AUSTRALIAN'S Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty have won the silver medal in the women's elliot six metre.

Sat 11 Aug 2012

Jared's a silver Tallent

Jared's a silver Tallent

AUSTRALIAN Jared Tallent has won the silver medal in the men’s 50 kilometre walk in stifling conditions at The Mall in central London.

Carrington paddles NZ to glory

Carrington paddles NZ to glory

LISA Carrington has powered New Zealand to its fifth gold medal with a masterful demonstration of controlled aggression on Dorney Lake.

Page to bear flag

Page to bear flag

MALCOLM Page will celebrate his sailing gold medal by carrying the flag for Australia at the closing ceremony of the Olympics.

US to face Spain in Beijing rematch

US to face Spain in Beijing rematch

MEN'S basketball powerhouse the United States will look to defend its 2008 Olympic title in a rematch with Spain.

Golden moments years apart

Golden moments years apart

NOT many Australians can say they have attended two Olympic Games on home soil in their lifetime.

Mitcham through in 10m platform

Mitcham through in 10m platform

DEFENDING Olympic champion Matthew Mitcham has qualified for Saturday's 10-metre platform semi-finals, while James Connor is still in with a slim chance.

Hungary made to work by Aussies

Hungary made to work by Aussies

THE Australian men’s water polo team have come agonisingly close to upsetting three-time defending champions Hungary in their classification stage semi-final.

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